Category Archives: Vegetable

Pink Hummus

Sometimes it’s just pretty. Sometimes it’s just tasty. When we found a new hummus recipe that was both pretty and tasty, we had to try it. This recipe is found on page 92 of the cookbook Platters and Boards by … Continue reading

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Coffee-Roasted Carrots

Only one of us is a coffee drinker. One isn’t even fond of mocha-flavored this or that. However, this use of coffee brings us together. Coffee-roasted carrots is an idea attributed to famed California chef Daniel Patterson. This recipe from … Continue reading

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Smoky Grilled Vegetables with Cilantro-Mint Drizzle

We had the grill going and the hickory chips smoking. Luckily, we found this grilled vegetable dish to prepare alongside the chicken thighs. Even better, the herb drizzle for the recipe matched the profile for the thighs, too! You will … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic, and Shallots

Brussels sprouts are truly popular in Belgium, and they may actually have developed there. Regardless, they are a tasty member of the cabbage/broccoli/kale/kohlrabi family. However, if improperly cooked, the results are not good. We like roasted Brussel sprouts, but the … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk and Spinach

Coconut soup not your idea for a hearty winter meal? This recipe may change your mind. Flavorful and satisfying, we are planning to add this dish to our routine January fare, and the recipe is simple enough for a weeknight … Continue reading

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Spicy Grilled Salsa

Here is the salsa we served with the previous recipe, Herbed Meat Kebabs. This dish is also from Einat Admony’s book, Balaboosta. We recommend actually putting the salsa with the kebab meat in a pita pocket, but you can serve … Continue reading

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Lentil Tapenade Crostini

For many years, we served an olive crostini with toasted pine nuts. The recipe was great, but we don’t want to be in a rut. Here was our baby step away from that rut. This recipe came from Cooking Light, … Continue reading

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