It was baked tomatoes for breakfast this morning. It began by cooking quinoa with carrot, onion and kosher salt. Carrots and onions have a lot of moisture, so to get the fluid to quinoa ratio right the carrot and onion went into the measuring cup with the cooking water. I used less than the recommended … More Quinoa & Carrot Baked Tomatoes
This dish exceeded all expectations and made for a most enjoyable meal. It began with cooking 1/2 cup converted rice with 1 1/3 cups water, kosher salt, crushed cumin seeds and a few drops of olive oil. While the rice was cooking I blanched fresh spinach in just boiled water for several minutes, cooled it … More Baked Tomatoes Stuffed With Rice Spinach & Brie
Some of my favorite ingredients for omelets or frittatas are included in this stuffed tomato dish: sweet onion ripe jalapeño cilantro feta cheese And of course: eggs kosher salt A melon baller is a handy tool for hollowing out the tomato. I put some precooked quinoa in the bottom of the greased ramekins … More Breakfast Tomato Bake
I have been looking forward to using black rice for the first time. I cooked some today using vegetable stock for the liquid and simmered the rice with kosher salt and a dribble of olive oil. I roasted chopped walnuts in a dry pan and added them and powdered mushrooms to cooked black rice. … More Black Rice Stuffed Tomatoes
Cherry tomatoes and deli peppers stuffed with green hummus.
After doing a stuffed tomato dish the other day I had two more tomatoes which needed to be used. This is what I did: I hollowed out the tomatoes using a melon baller and a potter’s loop tool, whichever worked better at the moment. I then put two packages of Quaker instant grits into two … More Egg Filled Tomatoes In Grits