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Recipe of the Week | Teleme, Squash & Onion Galette

Recipe of the Week | Teleme, Squash & Onion Galette

  This is a good appetizer and a good way to use the excess squash from your garden this summer. If you can’t find Teleme cheese, you can substitute Monterey Jack, mozzarella or provolone. Dough Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 to 4 tablespoons ice […]

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Tacos with Pickled Red Onions

  Pickled Red Onions Ingredients: 1½ cups boiling hot water 1 cup distilled white vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon Mexican oregano 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 medium red onion (cut in half and sliced thin) 1 serrano chili (halved lengthwise) 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes   Pickled Red Onions Directions: In a glass mixing bowl, […]

Recipe of the Week | Potato Scones

Recipe of the Week | Potato Scones

Potato scones, called tattie scones or totties, are common fare in Scotland. An article printed in the travel section of the NY Times in 2005 says that: Ask where the name scone came from, and you may be unwittingly caught up in a local controversy. Many dictionaries — even the Scottish National Dictionary — say […]

Recipe of the Week | California Quesadillas

Recipe of the Week | California Quesadillas

Also known as goat cheese, “Chèvre” has a distinct, tangy flavor. Made from (you guessed it) goat’s milk, it’s available in soft, semi-soft and firm varieties. Check labels when you can. Some brands are made from a mixture of both goat and cow milk. Some might consider it an acquired taste, but the tangy bite […]

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Satay

Recipe of the Week | Tofu Satay

Satay is a dish of Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Traditional satay consists of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer and served with a spicy peanut sauce. My version is vegan substituting super-firm tofu for the meat. I think you’ll like it!   Marinade Ingredients: 4 tablespoons tamari sauce 2 tablespoon […]

Recipe of the Week | Harissa-Spiced Potatoes with Lemon

Recipe of the Week | Harissa-Spiced Potatoes with Lemon

Harissa is North Africa’s favorite hot sauce. The word for this fiery Tunisian chile paste is derived from the Arabic verb harasa, “to pound” because it is traditionally made with mortar and pestle. The main spices in harissa are hot red chili peppers, coriander seeds, caraway seeds, and cumin. I like to coat Yukon potatoes […]

Recipe of the Week | Savory Chèvre Crepes

Recipe of the Week | Savory Chèvre Crepes

Chèvre is the French name for cheese made with goat’s milk. Fresh goat cheese is soft, creamy, tangy, and easy to spread or melt. When it is mixed with fresh spinach and a little onion or garlic powder it makes a super-tasty filling. Baby asparagus provides crunch. Good stuff! The crepe pancakes can be made […]

Recipe of the Week: Egg and Cheese Florentine

Recipe of the Week: Egg and Cheese Florentine

Treat this as souffle, place pie plate in larger dish containing about 1″ water before baking.   Ingredients: 5 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 cup water 4 tsp grated or chopped onion 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dried, ground Basil 1 T parsley flakes 1/4 tsp granulated garlic 1/2 C thinly chopped or grated raw carrots […]

Recipe of the Week: Garden Goddess Sandwich

Recipe of the Week: Garden Goddess Sandwich

This recipe makes one sandwich but if you need more, double the recipe for two, triple it for three, etc. Make the pickled red onions the day before. Any leftover onions will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week. They are an awesome topping for your favorite burger.    Sandwich ingredients: 2 slices […]

Recipe of the Week: Simple Pasta Bowl

Recipe of the Week: Simple Pasta Bowl

Shaved Asiago cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and burnt butter sauce tossed with penne pasta. Quick, easy, and oh-so-tasty! Add a side salad, something to drink (a nice Casa Barranca Pinot Noir perhaps?), and you have a wonderful dinner for two!   Ingredients: 12-ounces uncooked penne pasta ½ cup unsalted butter ½ teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons […]

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