Tag: Food Blog

Fall Soups & Sandwiches

Red Pepper Soup

I like using the last of the local red bell peppers to make this soup.  One of the  last whiffs of summer! During the rest of the year, hot house red bell peppers work well too. You could serve the

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Fall Mains

Stuffed Peppers

You just can’t help but love the colours of bell peppers! So cheery! I call for ground veal but I don’t see why ground turkey, ground pork or ground beef would not be just as delicious.  A nice big spoonful

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Fall Mains

Szekely Gulays (Meat Stew With Sauerkraut)

Being a huge fan of any kind of braise and Hungarian Foods, I decided to put together a veal or pork and sauerkraut stew. Oyama Sausage** makes their own sauerkraut containing only cabbage and salt. Make sure you rinse it well before

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Fall Mains

Cobb Salad

This is my adaptation of the famous salad.   I absolutely adore Cobb Salad.   From the tang of the blue cheese to the creamy avocado, crunchy lettuce, salty bacon, delicious!  Serve with homemade biscuits** or purchased rolls.  Thinking of starting

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Basics & Tips

Leftovers – A Bad Wrap!

At this time of year  most cooks end up with what some might think of as “those dreaded leftovers”. Then, there are some, like me, who really  like the  challenge of creating something new and exciting with them! Take a roast turkey for instance! Just think

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A moist, spicy, quick to make, cake, that is great with not only coffee, we’ve had it for breakfast too! It freezes very well. Makes One 13 x 9 x

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Got Lettuce?

You bet I do! As we speak, I have half a dozen heads of Romaine and about the same of Green Leaf lettuce coming along in my tiny veggie plot. The other day I planted Little Gem (aka Sucrine) lettuce

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Fall Mains

Masala Lamb Meatballs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I stumbled upon this recipe by Jennifer Danter in the February EAT MAGAZINE and thought “we like meatballs a lot and we like Indian food a whole lot”…sounds good to

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Fall Salads

Asian Coleslaw With Peanut Dressing

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you only knew how many recipes I have for coleslaw! It’s seems like there’s at least one from every country in the world! This one is great with any

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It’s Time To Ramp It Up!

They’re back! It’s the season again for ramps aka: wild leeks. For a time I thought they only grew wild in the eastern U.S. Surprise…they grow here! Like some strong cheeses, their “fragrance” is stronger than their taste. If you

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