All posts filed under: vegetables

Artichoke Stuffed Artichokes

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In the Kitchen / rice & grain / vegetables

When it starts to warm up, and spring is in full swing, we dine alfresco. Our tiny house doesn’t have a dining room, and our “table for two” is never large enough for the number of people eating on any given day. So we take it outside. Eating outside is wonderful but has some drawbacks; like keeping hot things hot. This is why I shift my cooking to things that are best served at ambient […]

Roasted Banana Peppers

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In the Garden / In the Kitchen / summer / vegetables

Sometimes my garden overproduces at the most opportune time. Recently guests came up to the ranch for a visit at an hour which isn’t quite lunch, while being too early for dinner. The time of day where one begins to feel peckish. what to do? what to do?. I went a bit spanish; using the abundance of banana peppers to create a delicious and simple addition to afternoon tapas. Roasted Banana Peppers as many banana […]

Eggplant Involtini

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appetizers / In the Kitchen / vegetables

With the sun low and a slight breeze cooling the warm air, summer evenings are ripe for a picnic. We like to hitch the dogs, grab a well worn blanket, load a basket of tidbits and head out to: our garden, the beach, a park, a concert, or sometimes just the porch. A favorite tidbit, this time of year are these. Eggplant Involtini eggplant roasted peppers fresh basil leaves soft goat cheese 2 cloves garlic-peeled […]