Category Archives: Legumes

🥬 New recipe! Vegan lentils with roasted root vegetables. 1/5/20

This is my take on a recipe by Melissa Clark of NY Times Cooking. I wanted more vegetables and to make it a little less fussy. It turned out really tasty even with my shortcuts like pre-chopped butternut squash, bottled … Continue reading

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🥬 I served a vegetarian meal to guests and they liked it! 1/2/20

We had old out-of-town friends whom we have not seen for a while over for dinner last night. I made my chickpea stew and a fabulous blood orange and roasted golden beet over hearty greens salad. I served this with … Continue reading

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🦃 Red beans and rice. 1/1/20

Wow, 2020! It sounds like a date from science fiction when we would be driving our cars through the skies, terrible diseases would have been cured, and robots would be making our dinners! But no, John and I are still … Continue reading

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🐖 Pulled pork chili. 12/30/19

I am behind in getting these meals that we so carefully planned posted. We have been sticking to the menu this week and eating lots of good things. Unusually for us we are eating pork tonight in a pulled pork … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils and ginger with creamed spinach. 12/26/19

Our house is still awash with baked goodies—rum cake, all sorts of cookies, focaccia, and panettone, but it is time to put the brakes on the endless eating. Oh, I have enjoyed it, the prime rib, the silky mashed potatoes, … Continue reading

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🥬 Chickpea, fennel, and mustard greens with ditalini. 2/20/19

Our regular chickpea stew got some new ingredients for tonight’s supper. Instead of celery, I used fennel. In place of collard greens or kale, I used spicier mustard greens. It is the same comforting dish with a slightly altered taste.

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🍗 White chicken chili. 12/17/19

Our take on white chicken chili is based on a recipe from Food Network that you can find here. It is super easy utilizing such time savers as rotisserie chicken and canned cannellini beans. Instead of two cans of the … Continue reading

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