Baked Eggplant

Baked Eggplant (even my kids like this)  Slice thinly (the long way or the round way), lay on greased baking sheet, spread mayonnaise on top, sprinkle with parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper and bake in hot (450) oven for 10 mins, or until fork tender. If you’re a purist with garlic, omit the […]

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Zucchini Muffins

This week I took the zucchini challenge and brought in 3 good-sized zucchini, which made 6+ cups shredded. 3 cups went to the recipe below and the remaining 3-4 cups went into the zucchini pizza crust posted earlier. Everything was eaten up! Don’t let the addition of cocoa throw you off from the breakfast value […]

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Beets

 I love to hear the beet stories. The one I hear the most starts, “I never really cooked beets before…” and usually ends with, “We really like them now!” There’s been a few stories of mistaking some variety as a radish or turnip – but even those usually work out 🙂 Beets are a great source of […]

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Radish Leaf Pesto

Radish leaf pesto shown with French Breakfast Radishes Cooking for Dummies   Lazy People  Busy People – yes, that’s it! OK, so if you ever do come out and cook with me, you’ll realize that I like to do things as quickly as possible and also make as few dirty dishes as I can. Call it lazy, […]

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Green Gazpacho

~adapted from Delicioso! The regional Cooking of Spain, from member Sue 4 slices sandwich bread, crusts removed 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 small onion, cut into 2-inch pieces 3 pickling cucumbers (i haven’t been particular about this and put in any cuke), peeled, seeded, and cut into 2-inch pieces 1 green bell pepper, cored, […]

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