Archive for Vegetables and Greens

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Curried Cauliflower Kebabs.

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When we lived in India, we ate a lot of different curries, and from what I remember, every single one of them had cauliflower in it. So, when I saw a picture of curried kebabs in one of the magazines while sitting in the doctor’s office, I couldn’t wait to come home and experiment with this veggie. I knew I was on to something delicious; plus, the presentation is impressive, » Read more

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Asparagus and Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar.

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Every time I go shopping at Costco, I come home with a bag of asparagus. And now that the spring is almost here, it will be in season pretty soon and on sale in most grocery stores! We love this vegetable in my family, and even my daughter surprised me yesterday. You see, she doesn’t eat (or at least didn’t until now) cooked veggies (or baked, or steamed), she prefers to eat them fresh. But as we were having dinner last night, she tried one of the asparagus spears » Read more

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Heirloom Tomato Salads

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Heirloom Tomato salad with sunflower oil.

You don’t need a lot of ingredients in a salad when it comes to heirloom tomatoes. They are the most flavorful tomatoes you can find! When they are in season (or you grow your own) try these simply but very delicious salads and savor every bite! Here are two simplest recipes with a big flavor, and nothing else except for the delicious goodness itself, salt, pepper and oil. That is it! » Read more

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Yellow and Green Beans with Herbs

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I combined green and yellow string beans in this salad because that what I have in my garden (funny thing I planted only yellow, but harvested both:). You can use just green beans, whatever you have or like. The combination of crisp tender beans, sweet tomatoes, fragrant basil and oregano is just simply irresistible! » Read more

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How to roast beets

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It is very easy to roast beets, and I like this method better than just cook them in water. Roasting intensifies the flavor and brings out their natural sweetness. If you think you don’t like this vegetable, try roasting them, then sprinkle with some salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice! You might as well change your mind :) » Read more

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