Indian Vegetarian Recipes

It’s almost guaranteed that each week’s menu will include an Indian dish these days. It’s such a no-brainer because it’s always delicious and reasonably easy. Dali Ambat is another one of the Indian vegetarian recipes adapted from one of my all time favorite cookbooks, Vegetarian Indian Food. I like tinkering with recipes, but honestly if […]

Dressing Waffle Recipe

Oh goodness. Did I mention I’m in a waffle phase? I have never used our waffle maker, but it is now making regular appearances on the counter. It’s just too easy and way too delicious. This all started when Dizzle was traveling and doing the hotel tv thing when he encountered a stuffing waffle featured […]

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Nothing really new this week. More tomatoes from the garden made it really easy to default to okra/tomatoes and pizza. We also had nice eggplant from the garden, so babaganoush came to mind. We’ve had lots of hummus lately, so toasted garbanzos was a nice departure. We had that with spinach bread sticks. Scored a […]

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We turned Labor Day into a Cinco de Mayo type of day with beans, pico, salsa/chips, and of course margaritas. OMG. I FINALLY made okra & tomatoes like grandma use to make! (Ok, it’s really mamaw. I’m from the deep south.) Simple goodness. The key was a roux and garden fresh ingredients. If we can […]

School Lunch – Dolmades

The little dude is a creature of habit. We rarely eat at restaurants, but when we do he loves the local bakery where he always orders the Greek Sampler. This includes dolmades, olives, tomatoes, hummus, bread, and peppers. Let’s just say he’s not a cheap date. Anyway… we sometimes recreate it at home. (He took […]

School Lunch – Bean Burrito

Bean burrito made with whole grain tortilla and pinto beans. (Pinto beans were soaked overnight and cooked until soft, then mashed. Salt, chili powder, a splash of lime juice.) This lunch cost us right around $1.20. I was surprised it was that much, relative to the other lunches this week. The tortilla and especially the […]