Guacamole!

What did I do when I had 8 avocados and every one of them were ripe…? Made guacamole and put the rest of them in the refrigerator. onion cilantro blanched chopped spinach red bell pepper jalapeno avocado salt black pepper white wine vinegar   Yellow corn tortillas were brushed with olive oil and baked.   … More Guacamole!

Hominy Salad

Last weekend Faye straightened out / organized a couple of our pantry closets, and a single can of white hominy wound up at the front of a row of canned corn. I have only eaten whole hominy a couple of times in my life, and I can’t remember what I had in mind when I … More Hominy Salad

Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers

At one time I declared Arepas to be my new favorite food. One would think they would then be in the regular rotation on the menu, but it has been awhile since arepas last came to mind. So, I fixed arepas for our midday meal.   An overstuffed arepa results in an overstuffed stomach…   … More Sweet Sapphire Grapes, Feta Cheese, Basil Leaf & Sweety Drop Peppers

Onion Soup

This week I made my version of Mushroom Ketchup. Not the thick stuff. It’s a liquid mushroom flavor extract. More on that in another post. For the first time using this sauce in a dish I decided to make onion soup. I cooked sliced onions with a little coconut oil at medium low heat in … More Onion Soup

Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

This may sound like a strange combination of ingredients but they really worked well together. I had bought several mangos and found them disappointingly sour, stringy and not very tasty. I thought cooking might sweeten them up a little bit. Also, I like the way sweet and savory sometimes compliment each other, at least to … More Ramps, Mango, Hatch Chiles & Curried Tofu With Brown Rice

Veggie Burger

Does anyone remember these? No! not for that!… For keeping your feet warm in bed on cold nights.   We are making use of our hot water bottles this weekend because our furnace quit working Friday evening. Of course it would happen after businesses have shut down for the weekend. We have the wood stove … More Veggie Burger