Category Archives: Legumes

Afghani dahl with kale/chickpea/cucumber salad. 1/16/19

Every time I make this I think, “This is so good and easy to make. I should put it on the menu more often!” Basically this a chopped up medium onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/2 T. of … Continue reading

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Sausage and bean stew/soup. 12/9/19

We still have some of the red beans from January 1st left in the refrigerator. Today I take the rest of the beans, the smoked sausage that I forgot to put in the red beans and rice I made, and … Continue reading

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Fast and easy Vegan/Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with ditalini and greens is our go-to vegan/vegetarian dish. It is easy and is made from staples you have in your pantry and fridge. It’s fast (you can make it in half an hour) plus filling and delicious. … Continue reading

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Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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Humble Offerings. 12/14/18

Tonight we go out to a simple wine bar in the neighborhood near our hotel in Orvieto. Our first thought is to have a little antipasti and a glass of wine but the appetizer is so good we decide to … Continue reading

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Ethiopian lunch. 11/28/18

I do not cook a new dinner because this is the fabulous food I had for lunch! My daughter and I took a break from outlet mall shopping (where we bought nothing) for a fine Ethiopian lunch at Zeni’s in … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 11/20/18

I finish up the chickpea stew that I made this morning with ditalini, a package of dark greens (no Romaine), and a little turkey sausage to make it hardier. It is actually fine without the meat but I am trying … Continue reading

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