A Train Wreck

Yeah, I know. You eat with your eyes first. Appearance is important, especially in a fine restaurant or when entertaining guests, but looks aren’t everything. Looks can be deceiving. I have created many a dish that looked fantastic but didn’t quite pass the taste test, which is one of the reasons I sometimes go days … More A Train Wreck

Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla

A basic quesadilla, as served in American restaurants, consists of cheese in a toasted flour tortilla. Other, more healthy offerings may include spinach, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, chicken etc in addition to the cheese. When I occasionally make quesadillas at home I am sure to use whole wheat tortillas rather than the ones made with white … More Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla

Yellow Squash Nests

With so much squash coming out of the garden these days I’m always on the lookout for alternative ways to prepare it. I’ve had this spiralizer device for years but have only used it once or twice. This morning I got it out and rinsed the dust off.   I arranged the strands of squash … More Yellow Squash Nests