Quick and Easy Kale Chips

Posted on Mar 11, 2015 in Sides, Sides, Step-by-step Cooking, Vegetables, Vegetables | 4 comments

Quick and Easy Kale Chips

If you have a craving for salty snacks--why not make some kale chips? They're light, crispy, delicious and nutritious. Plus they're quick and easy to make.

Read More

Super Duper Vegetables

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 in Sides, Vegetables | 5 comments

Super Duper Vegetables

If you’re a regular subscriber to my blog, you probably know that I moved to Belgium this summer. And you’ve no doubt wondered if I died once we moved here, because I haven’t posted a blog in I don’t know how long. OK, I guess I could go click on the buttons and tell you the exact date of the last post but…the point is, it’s been ages since I posted! I’ve actually been busier than a one-armed paper hanger. (I do love that expression! Can you even picture a one-armed person...

Read More

Green Bean & Asparagus Vinaigrette Recipe

Posted on Mar 12, 2012 in Recipes, Salads & Salad Dressings, Sides, Vegetables | 1 comment

Green Bean & Asparagus Vinaigrette Recipe

Made with fresh green beans and asparagus, this delicious side dish can conveniently be served either warm or at room temperature. The lemon and fresh herbs combine so well with the toasted nuts and shaved cheese!

Read More

Spring Carrots Recipe

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 in Sides, Vegetables | 2 comments

Spring Carrots Recipe

These carrots have a lovely, almost apricot, color--which is why I call them Spring Carrots, instead of Guess Again Carrots, the name of the original recipe. I love serving carrots because they add so much color to the plate...plus they're naturally sweet.

Read More

Caramelized Onions Recipe

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 in Appetizers, Vegetables, Vegetarian | 1 comment

Caramelized Onions Recipe

I'm continually amazed how the Italians can take an ordinary food, like an onion, and give it such a fantastic flavor. When onions are cooked this way, they are sweet and browned--just right on a piece of grilled bread as an appetizer, on top of pizza, tossed into fresh pasta or tucked in a "panino" (sandwich).

Read More

Oven-Roasted Green Beans Recipe

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 in Sides, Vegetables | 0 comments

Oven-Roasted Green Beans Recipe

Roasting green beans gives them an altogether different flavor and texture than steaming them does. They are earthy and rustic...perfect for dinner tonight.

Read More