Category Archives: Legumes

New dish! Afghani lentils. 6/27/18

(This is a vegetarian dish when made with vegetable stock. For vegans omit cheese and yogurt or use substitutes.) We had such a delicious lunch at the Khyber Pass Afghani Restaurant that I wanted to try to recreate it at … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Khyber Pass Afghani Restaurant. 6/24/18

According to my menu we were supposed to be having lamb chops last night. However, our son called and asked if he could drop by and the four of us ended up going out to lunch at the Khyber Pass … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, Mexican slaw, and beans. 6/23/18

What a good dinner tonight! Even though we did not use the grill to cook the shrimp and tortillas tonight because it was blazing hot out, everything was super good. We really enjoyed my concoction, Mexican slaw. I added the … Continue reading

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Recipe: Farro with cannellini beans and Lacinato kale. 6/22/18

Here is a recipe that can be omnivorous, vegetarian, or vegan. It’s a mishmash of ideas from a few other recipes including Mark Bittman’s Tuscan Farro Soup form The NY Times Cooking site. I used my Instant Pot to make … Continue reading

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Fry bread and fajitas. 6/13/18

On Wednesday we took the family to the north rim of the Grand Canyon. It is exceptional and we were happy to give the kids a chance to see it. For lunch we ate in the dining room of the … Continue reading

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Grilled shrimp tacos. 6/3/18

Since it was around 100F outside and we were trying not to heat up the kitchen, we decided to make our tacos with grilled shrimp and tortillas on our patio grill. This was such a delicious way to cook them. … Continue reading

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Carolina Caviar and a Burger. 6/2/18

So what, you ask, is Carolina caviar. I make a dish called Texas caviar which is a bunch of diced vegetables and beans in a spicy oil and vinegar dressing. Texas caviar was first made and served at the Houston Country … Continue reading

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