Sautéed Spinach, Garlic & Ginger with Roasted Yams & Brussels Sprouts

I know. I know. Sweet potatoes are not yams. But that’s what my grandfather called them.  In many parts of the country sweet potatoes are known colloquially as yams. I used the term just to shorten the title. There was less than a handful of Brussels sprouts left, and there were a few sweet potatoes … More Sautéed Spinach, Garlic & Ginger with Roasted Yams & Brussels Sprouts

Basil Cream Sauce

The basil was beginning to flower, and it was time to top the plants to prolong the growing season. With plenty of pesto in the freezer the clippings might as well be used somehow in the next meal. Purslane weeds in the garden were also maturing and needed to either be eaten or pulled up … More Basil Cream Sauce

A Southwestern Salad

Roasted sweet potatoes make a great addition to a Tex-Mex black bean type salad as the many examples out there attest. I had to put a quick lunch together and this is what I did: Using the Cuisinart® Oven Central® I roasted sweet potato, halved purple pearl onions and roasted, pealed and chopped Hatch chiles. … More A Southwestern Salad