The ancient Chinese philosophy of yin and yang is a concept used to describe how opposite forces are in actuality complimentary to each other. It is believed that everything has both yin and yang aspects and it is important for these forces to be balanced. It has been mentioned that the first references to yin and … Continue reading
It’s the middle of November and I am still grilling outside as the temperatures have been so mild here in Michigan. However, it’s dark by 6:00 P.M. but because I have an electric grill that I use in my garage I was able to grill these delicious skewers without any problem. One of my … Continue reading
I recently received Ina Garten’s latest cookbook, “Cooking for Jeffrey”. I mean how sweet is this to publish recipes she cooks for Jeffrey and their friends. Now why didn’t I think of that – “Cooking for Gene” hmmmm 🙂 This is Ina’s 10th cookbook and yes I have the other 9. She is a New York … Continue reading
Cauliflower is a favorite vegetable and when I read “roasted” and “stir-fry” I knew this would be a great recipe. I have adapted this from: http://thewoksoflife.com/2014/05/easy-roasted-cauliflower-stir-fry/ I am sharing this recipe with Angie, Antonia and Sandhya over at Fiesta Friday #139. Can you see the steam flowing out of the cauliflower dish in two of … Continue reading
This is the September Bakealong recipe from King Arthur Flour which I have adapted. I decided not to join this bakealong but make the recipe anyways as it sounded so good and it is perfect for the Fall and holidays. Go to their site for the original recipe as I am having trouble linking the … Continue reading
Salt blocks and other salt mediums such as bowls and cups are a unique means of serving and preparing all kinds of recipes such as beverages, desserts, salads, grilled veggies, meat and fish. There are six techniques you can use with your salt blocks; serving, warming, curing, cooking, chilling and drinking. Mineral richness and amazing … Continue reading
When you want a slight onion flavor, a little crispness to your sandwich or maybe a salad fry up some of these tasty morsels.
I love roasting all kinds of vegetables but never roasted shallots. I had some shallots left over from making fried rings and decided to give these a try. The idea comes from Bon Appetit!
These are two favorite vegetables that I usually eat by themselves but never together. When I saw this recipe I thought it was a great idea to combine the two. Just delicious with my sauerkraut apple latkes and pork tenderloin.
I love stir-fry vegetables, however it is nice to fix them in a healthier way such as steaming them. The idea appeared in “Cook Healthy” and it had all of the right ingredients so I figured I would give it a go.