Zucchini Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing from Polpo

I was looking for a simple side dish to go with the Pacific Lime Chicken Thighs I made last night and saw this zucchini salad in POLPO: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts). There are lots of simple recipes in this cookbook, as well as some fancy ones for fish I’m never likely to cook (octopus […]

Yellow Squash with Pepperoni

I was looking for a side dish that would get a few vegetables in with our pepperoncini beef sandwiches tonight. We’ve had asparagus, spinach, and carrots this week so I wanted something of a different color. I settled on some yellow squash from Recipes from a Kitchen Garden, although I didn’t have any fresh basil […]

Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables

I had a mish-mash of bits of vegetables left tonight so decided to do something with them all. I sliced them in what looked to be sizes that would cook in about the same amount of time and cooked them in a bit of butter and olive oil. When they were softened a bit, I […]

Cauliflower, Carrots and Zucchini Indian-Style

I made this last night to mixed reviews. It was a bit salty for my taste, but I was halving the original recipe and it’s conceivable I forgot to halve the salt! Mistakes do happen now and then. But even though it was salty, 1 child and the other adult pronounced it good. And my […]

Summer Squash Casserole #2

  Another version of the summer squash casserole I tried earlier. This is from Mama Dip’s Kitchen. I was making the Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs at the same time so I baked the squash at 400 and it was fine.