Category: Vegetables

Green Gimlet

Green Gimlet

Sometimes I want a cocktail that’s on the savory side, but don’t quite feel up to tackling a meal-sized bloody mary. That’s where this Green Gimlet comes in. And for those wondering if that near radioactive green hue is the product of food coloring: nope! It’s alllll natural –…

Asian Glazed Broccoli

Asian Glazed Broccoli

This is the type of recipe I don’t normally write down – an impromptu side dish that came together because I happened to have some broccoli and an itch to break out some of my favorite condiments. In fact, this applies to most things I cook; I don’t make…

Baked Potato with Sautéed Arugula

Baked Potato with Sautéed Arugula

You know that point when you’re about to go out of town and trying to whittle down the produce in the house? And then you end up with a potato and a handful of arugula and think, well I guess I’ll try to make a meal out of…

Roasted Pepper Turkey Burger

Roasted Pepper Turkey Burger

Ah, the humble burger. Sometimes I get so caught up in kitchen experiments that I forget to just cook a damn burger once in a while. We have a red-meat-intolerant hubby in the house though, so burgers here are generally made from alternative meat sources. And since a…

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

Roasted Beet and Lentil Salad

I guess I can see why some people aren’t down with beets. They’re a bit funky looking, and most people seem to have some unpleasant childhood beet memories. Just like peas, lima beans and brussels sprouts before them, beets get tossed in the mental “icky healthy food” bin…