The refrigerator was suddenly inundated with leftovers. First we enjoyed them again as they were. Then it was time to change them up a bit. Leftover green beans, carrots and broccoli were added to leftover store-bought dosa batter to make savory vegetable pancakes/uttappam. To accompany the veggie pancakes I used leftover frozen (freezer burned?) … More Leftovers
Cilantro doesn’t grow well in hot weather so I have been purchasing it all summer. I like to always have it on hand, and since it either gets used up or is no longer fresh by the time I visit the store again cilantro never gets crossed off the shopping list. Now that the summer … More Cilantro/Lime/Jalapeño Rice With Black Beans
Today was leftovers day. I realize the thought of someone else’s leftovers may not always be the most appealing, but having been intimately involved in every aspect of the food’s preparation and history I eagerly anticipated it. The fact is, some dishes develop the best flavor by spending the night in the refrigerator. The red … More Red Beans & Brown Rice Make A Tasty Burrito
We had spinach and paneer again, but this time with added eggplant, and instead of rice we had it with sweet potato. I cut the sweet potato in half, smeared coconut oil on the cut side and roasted it in the Oven Central at 450ºF with top and bottom heat. When the sweet potato was … More Sweet Potato & Brinjal Palak Paneer
As much as my life centers around food I am not a big eater. It doesn’t take much food to fill me up and two meals a day are enough to satisfy my needs. When eating out at a restaurant I frequently take some of my food home to eat at another meal. If it’s … More A Bits & Pieces Kind Of Meal
One of my favorite ways to use up leftover rice is in an egg dish for breakfast. In this case the leftover rice was from the last time we ate at a Mexican restaurant. I enjoyed my leftover rice omelet with probiotic fermented salsa and datil pepper hot sauce.
It was time to use up little dabs of leftovers. There was a dab of mashed black beans and a bit of spinach and goat cheese left over. I added those to MorningStar Farms® Grillers® Crumbles™ along with a squirt of ketchup and heated it all in the microwave. There were also some large jalapeños … More Stuffed Jalapeños & Tomato Rice
Yeah, I know. New Year’s Day dinner is supposed to be another huge spread of delectable foods on which to pig out. Since it was just the two of us we kept it simple and had mostly leftovers served on paper plates. There was a corn dish Faye made this week, flattened roasted potatoes with … More Chapati With Brie & Honey