Category Archives: Veggie-centered

Vegetable tart; pear salad – 24 December 2011

This was a delicious tart, especially the crust, which was exceptional. The filling was incredibly time-consuming, but a different filling would work and be less demanding. The recipe is from Cook’s Illustrated, Jan/Feb 2012. The filling is mainly leeks, sauteed … Continue reading

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Mystery Curcurbita; fresh tomato sauce; sausage; fresh tomatoes – 21 Sept 2011

Our friend J (one of our friends J…) gave us a couple of alleged spaghetti squash last week, but when discussing it, J realized that, since it was a volunteer in his garden, it might actually be an unintended hybrid. … Continue reading

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Leftover eggplant tagine, this time with couscous – 21 July 2011

Leftovers sure make an easy dinner. I went in to work today and came home about 5, and had a couple of hours to work around the house before I had to start dinner. I just reheated the eggplant tagine … Continue reading

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Tagine of baby eggplants in tomato sauce; bolani with hummus – 18 July 2011

I spotted this recipe I think on the day I bought this cookbook, expecting we would like it, and I’m pleased to know that is correct. It’s easy to do, though there is a lot of pre-prep. Of course, for … Continue reading

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Polenta with red and green peppers and mixed greens – 10 July 2011

D cooked an old favorite tonight, with some variations. This is from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, one of the best cookbooks we’ve ever had. It has two parts: polenta, 1:6 with water, cooked for  quite a long time, with cheese added … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches with prosciutto, red pepper puree, and fresh mozzarella; Kashi “pilaf” – 17 June 2011

I originally thought I’d make a pizza tonight, but we decided to put off making bread till Sunday morning, which left two breadless dinners, so I had a choice of what to do when. The Bowl has had bags of … Continue reading

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Eggplant and green pepper with tapioca noodles and peanut dipping sauce – 9 May 2011

I think D made up this dish, except for the dipping sauce, which was actually poured over the top, rather than dipped in. I took the picture before putting on the sauce b/c I thought it would be prettier this … Continue reading

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