Tag Archives: make ahead

#SundaySupper: Mamma’s Refrigerator Orange Rolls

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, this is the time of year we celebrate the circles of family, friendship, and community. We revisit childhood memories and Christmases passed, and create new ones to treasure. We exchange gifts with people close to us, to thank […]

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Boozy Pumpkin Bread Celebration

Welcome to my new blog home!! I’m very excited about it, and hope you enjoy the new digs. I’m still re-orienting a bunch of the photos and getting all my recipes integrated into recipage, so please be patient with me while I get this done […]

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Artichokes Filled with Citrus, Raisin, and Olive Couscous

Artichoke Filled with Citrus, Olive and Raisin Couscous

  Today, I’m a guest blogger over at The Badger Girl Learns to Cook as part of a great Healthy Blogger Thursday series. I met Kimberley, aka Badger Girl, on #lovebloghop, and have gotten to know her balanced style of cooking (and living) through her […]

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Summertime Corn Stew with Seafood

Corn Stew with Shrimp and Clams 400 : The Wimpy Vegetarian

  What is it about summer entertaining that makes us yearn for alfresco dining with everyone we know or have ever met? Warm summer nights. Long days of sunshine. Trees at their peak of fullness, a soft whisper of a breeze ruffling the leaves for […]

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Very Berry Mini-Pies #baketogether with Abby Dodge

Very Berry Mini Pies / The Wimpy Vegetarian

I’ve forgotten how to relax. How to flop down on a beach with nothing better to do than feel the heat of the sand between my toes, half-listen to nearby chatter and squeals muted by the waves, and just let my mind wander aimlessly. After […]

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Shrimp and Corn Griddle Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Butter

Shrimp and Corn Griddle Cakes : The Wimpy Vegetarian

As many of you know, we’re in the midst of a major, never-ending decluttering / cleaning / gardening project on steroids as we get our house ready to put on the market. We hadn’t planned to sell quite yet, next year was the target, but […]

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Avocado and Roasted Tomatillo Soup

avocado and roasted tomatillo soup / the wimpy vegetarian

Someday, if I ever write a cookbook, it will be on soup. Too narrow? I respectfully disagree. Too seasonal? No way. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate each and every season. Butternut squash and roasted cauliflower soups in the fall and winter; spring lettuce or […]

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Grilled Fennel and Bean Salad with Lemon Sage Dressing

Grilled Fennel and Bean Salad with Lemon Sage Dressing-The Wimpy Vegetarian

  Happy Memorial Day Weekend to all! Today I’m excited about a guest post I’m doing on RecipeLion, a recipe and cooking website from Prime Publishing that offers recipes, videos, healthy eating advice, party ideas and cooking techniques from top chefs, home cooks and experts. […]

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Quinoa Potato Cakes Florentine with Mustard-Yogurt Sauce

Quinoa Potato Cakes Florentine in a skillet

  A couple of days ago, I posted about the newest addition to my evolving pantry - pumpkin seed meal; and promised to post this recipe that uses it in place of traditional wheat-based breadcrumbs. Making this simple change is such an easy way to make […]

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BFF: Figs and Honey

Honeyed Fig with Orange Mascarpone

Some foods were born to be together: Chocolate chip cookies & milk Peanut butter & jelly Apples & cheddar cheese They’re all a great example of 1 + 1 = 3, meaning their combination of flavors elevates each food component to a level it can’t […]

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Eggplant Parmigiana

eggplant parmigiana individual servings, comfort food

  I grew up in Pennsylvania and lived for a long time in Boston and western Massachusetts and always felt so energized by witnessing my neighborhoods morph through all the stages of life. And autumn was always my favorite season by far, with the spectacularly […]

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DIY

Basil, Chive, and Mustard Compound Butters : For Your Pantry

Compound butters are a great little condiment to keep in the freezer, all wrapped in wax paper and tucked into ziplock baggies. They’ll keep that way for a long time. Just slice off what you need and re-wrap and seal it. You can store them […]

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Blog Cookoff!! Classic Green Mint Chutney Rice Topped with Tomatoes and Nectarines

green mint chutney rice

If you follow this blog, you know I love condiments I can have on hand to make great meals in minutes. This powerful little condiment, Classic Mint Chutney from Spices and Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors was the perfect partner this week since we’re having […]

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Garlic Olive Oil

how make garlic oil for your pantry, The Wimpy Vegetarian

Flavored olive oils are fun and so easy to make. But there’s good reason to take precautions. There is risk of botulism in making some types, and this seems to be particularly true of garlic oil as it has a low pH and harbors moisture. […]

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Roasted Tomato Hummus : #SundaySupper Super Eats For Game Day

If you follow this blog, you know I’m a list person. Have you ever had something on your to-do list you keep postponing? Not something like ‘clean the bathroom grout’ – that’s in an entirely different category. I mean something you actually want to do. You’re […]

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