Roast Zucchini and Tomatoes with Bread Crumbs

These Roast Zucchini and Tomatoes with Bread Crumbs aren’t really stuffed, just topped with bread crumbs, herbs and cheese rather than stuffed with rice, chopped vegetables or meat. Soft vegetables like tomatoes I just lay the bread crumb mixture on top and bake until the vegetable is soft and the bread crumbs have crisped up […]

Buttermilk Onion Rings

The June/July 2011 Every Day with Rachael Ray (2-year affiliate link) caught my eye because of the burger on the cover. I actually followed the whole recipe (maybe a first!), right down to these onion rings. The idea of adding chives to onions sounded good and I have a ton of chives in the garden […]

Sweet and Sour Little Onions

Every Thanksgiving my mother makes creamed onions, which are delicious and a wonderful treat. But heavy.  I saw this recipe for sweet and sour onions in Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy (affiliate link) and thought they might be a healthier alternative. I made them last night and let me just say they are […]

Sauteed Onions

Whenever I barbecue a steak, I always saute some onions to go with it. This is so easy to do but adds so much flavor! Peel the onion, cut it in half, then cut those halves into slices. Heat a bit of olive oil in a pan over a medium-low heat. You want to cook […]

Roasted Root Vegetables

When I went to link to the roast vegetables recipe I made at Thanksgiving (and again last night for a dinner party) I realized I never entered it! This is the easiest way to prepare winter vegetables, totally flexible in terms of what you put in, how you cook it, and so forth. My favorite […]