So, what is a vegetarian doing at a barbecue joint? Well, I am the only full time vegetarian here. Other than the occasional meat dish Faye prepares for herself she eats vegetarian at home along with me, but when we eat out she usually indulges her carnivorous tastes. There is a barbecue joint along one … More A Vegetarian At A BBQ joint
As of today I am officially retired. To celebrate we ate at Woodlands Indian restaurant. We ordered the North Indian Thali, Paper Masala Dosa and Spinach Samosa. Excellent food, as always!
Last night I determined to make stroganoff today using some of the seitan I made yesterday (https://pleasantpeasantcuisine.wordpress.com/2015/11/01/homemade-seitan/). But I didn’t have any mushrooms in the house other than the ones I dried awhile back (https://pleasantpeasantcuisine.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/dehydrated-mushrooms/). So I put some of them in water to soak overnight. Wound up going into town today and picked up … More Vegetarian / Vegan Stroganoff
I like pan fried sweet potatoes for breakfast, usually with chopped jalapeños and sometimes together with regular potatoes. This morning I had an abundance of mild Padron peppers so that is what I used. After sautéing the onion for a minute I added the finely chopped sweet potato, whole Padron peppers with stems removed, salt … More Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes & Padron Peppers
Upma is a popular breakfast in South India. It was my favorite as a child growing up there. Upma is a savory porridge type dish commonly using semolina as a base and often including vegetables. I’m sure there are as many variations of this dish as there are cooks preparing it. This is my version … More Upma, My Favorite South Indian Breakfast
Of the summer squashes patty pan or scallopini are my least favorite. That was until I tried stuffing and baking them in the oven. Hollowing out patty pan squash is easy using a potter’s loop tool. What these can be stuffed with is limited only by one’s imagination. Here, I am stuffing them with taco … More Burger Stuffed Patty Pan Squash Baked In Green Enchilada Sauce