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

Another Beet Salad

The garden provided us with a few Honey Bear Acorn Squash. I decided to roast one to use in a beetroot salad.   Acorn squash are dense and dry by nature, but I wanted to make sure the roasted squash would not be soggy since they would be mixed with moist ingredients. I chopped the … More Another Beet Salad

Greek Omelet/Frittata

I knew we would be taking the kayak out to Cane Creek… …and that called for a hearty breakfast: eggs minced sweet onion minced mild jalapeño (“coolapeño”) spinach fresh basil tomatoes nonfat Greek yogurt feta cheese salt  

Holiday Weekend

Some days there is only enough time for a simple quick breakfast of roasted Hatch chile & Feta cheese omelet before heading out to go canoeing and try out the new kayak.  

Feta / Spinach Balls

Since I only eat two meals a day I frequently work vegetables into my breakfast menu. This morning I was craving something green so I cooked some frozen spinach in the microwave and mixed it with chopped onion, grated feta cheese, sourdough breadcrumbs and an egg. I also added small amounts of baking powder, baking … More Feta / Spinach Balls