Stir Fry

A stir fry is a great option for a one dish meal that doesn’t take long to put together. I’m always a bit hesitant to share stir fry posts because a recipe really isn’t needed. The ingredients list is whatever happens to be on hand. Celery is a vegetable I like to keep on hand … More Stir Fry

Tarragon Stir Fry

Tarragon is a wonderful herb, worthy of more attention than it usually gets. The distinctive flavor featured nicely with the mildness of yellow summer squash and tofu in this stir fry. This stir fry began with sautéing onion, ripe jalapeños, bell pepper, garlic and kosher salt  in toasted sesame oil.   When the onions had … More Tarragon Stir Fry

Tofu Stir-Fry

Regarding tofu, probably the first thing that comes to mind for most people is a stir-fry. It isn’t necessary to brown the tofu, but that is what I did this time, with olive oil and kosher salt.   When the the tofu chunks had been browned on at least three sides I removed them from … More Tofu Stir-Fry

Tofu Stir-Fry

Even though I am not a vegan I will sometimes choose to make a dish vegan even though a dairy product could make a nice contribution. Such was the case with the tofu and yellow squash stir-fry we had today, but this time I kept it simple. I sautéed onion, garlic and sweet yellow pepper … More Tofu Stir-Fry

Stir-Fried Noodles & Baked Zucchini Fries

For our afternoon meal I prepared stir-fried vegetables with lo mein noodles. In a skillet with olive and sesame oil I sautéed onion, garlic, red bell pepper, celery, spinach and mushrooms. For seasoning I used powdered mushrooms and soy sauce powder. Lastly I stirred in the precooked lo mein noodles and continued cooking until heated. … More Stir-Fried Noodles & Baked Zucchini Fries