Category Archives: Vegetable

Fennel, Red Onion, and Arugula

Arugula is available in most good grocery stores. If you can’t find it, substitute with baby spinach. 2 cups loosely packed baby arugula (or tear larger leaves into small pieces) 2 ½ Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium bulb fennel, cored … Continue reading

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Versatile Vinaigrette

This salad dressing can be altered to your tastes and preferences. Use the vinegar (or combination of vinegars) of your choice and the oil of your choice. Dress salads or vegetables with this vinaigrette. 1 part vinegar (Balsamic, apple, distilled, … Continue reading

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Laurie’s Roasted Peppers

Laurie introduced this vegetable dish to us. These peppers are delicious. You leave the skins on and cut the peppers into pieces. Use brightly colored ones if you have them available. This will become a family favorite. They are a … Continue reading

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Aunt Audrey’s Broccoli Casserole

This is an old-fashioned recipe that was a family favorite on my husband’s side. Aunt Audrey died last year and in honor of her, I am posting her recipe. She was my favorite aunt in-law. Obviously, make changes to the … Continue reading

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Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Onion Sauté

We make variations of this easy side dish which can also be used for stuffing a chicken or turkey by adding some bread cubes. 2 cups of sliced mushrooms, (button or cremini) 1 large onion chopped coarsely 1 TBSP light … Continue reading

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Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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