3 results for tag: Vegetables


Sunshine Salads

Don't you just love the sunshine? I'm totally solar powered. I have to admit, I've been feeling a bit anti-social during the past few cold and dark winter months. And, I've been spending too much time at home eating my favorite comfort foods. Warm and bright days have been so good for my psyche and I'm feeling inspired again. This week I'm sharing three of my favorite (and delicious) slim-down salad recipes. Soon we'll be able to buy fresh spring and summer vegetables locally. Isn't it wonderful?Grilled Romaine Salad 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup whole milk or cream 6 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon shallot, finely grated 1 ...

Sensational Thanksgiving Sides

I was determined to start out the Thanksgiving season on the right foot. For the first time in years, I decorated our home with pumpkins, fall leaves and orange pillows. I pulled out our fall dishware and put an autumn tablecloth on the dining room table. On November 1st, Vince and I put our very few Halloween decorations in the attic and I unpacked the wooden praying hands that Vince's mother had given us and my Mama's turkey salt and pepper shakers. We were all set to observe the sometimes forgotten holiday that's between Halloween and Christmas. With my renewed Thanksgiving attitude, and on that fateful November 1st, Vince and I went out for a ...

Cauliflower Power!

I write the food column EVERYDAY GOURMET for one of Beaufort, South Carolina's local newspapers, Lowcountry Weekly. A few issues ago, I mentioned that I had been testing some new cauliflower dishes. I'm tickled pink with the number of people who have stopped me in the grocery store or at catering events to ask me when I was going to share some of those recipes. This is the week! These are some of my favorite ways to make cauliflower. My husband Vince and I eat Roasted Cauliflower at least once a week. It's a great substitute for pasta or potatoes with far less carbs and calories. The browner the cauliflower pieces turn, the more carmelization occurs ...