With fresh eggs from the hen and fresh artichokes from the garden, last night’s frittata was about as good as it gets! Frittatas are much less fussy than omelets and easily adaptable to serve more or less people. The texture is different even though the ingredients are similar because the egg puffs up in the […]
Cream and cheese make any vegetable taste good but they’re especially effective with these mild leeks, cooked until softened and then baked with cream and grated Cheddar cheese. These make a nice comforting side dish and can be made ahead of time and then heated through. I think this would also be good with some […]
I was looking for some new vegetable side dishes and saw these stir-fried bean sprouts in the local paper. It says “serves 4 as a side dish” but I would say it’s more like 6–or we just don’t eat a lot of sprouts! This is mild enough for kids if they’re adventurous. My kids like […]
Green beans can be boring–but not these! These are so simple and so good! I made them twice in a row and ate leftovers at lunch.
This Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage was a great simple dinner for midweek and was the hit of my pre-holiday dinners. I halved the original recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America so I used half a pound of pasta instead of the full pound and I used broccolini instead of broccoli rabe or rapini. The […]