Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fresh tomato/basil sauce – 7/26/17

I made this sauce with three pounds of our large supply of tomatoes. I blanched and peeled the tomatoes but did not de-seed them. Here is my process – Blanch, peel, and chop tomatoes Saute 1/2 onion, 1/2 tsp. pepper … Continue reading

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Cool salad on a hot night – 7/24/17

I made this visually stunning and delicious salad last night for dinner. The key components were a bed of arugula, diced watermelon and roasted golden beet, a variety of chunked heirloom tomatoes, and crumbled feta. It is dressed with a … Continue reading

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Vegetables, vegetables! – 7/18/17

We have been kind of slacking off with our cooking since it has been so hot out. So I had a bunch of vegetables in my crisper that did not get used for the original meals I had planned. I … Continue reading

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Fresh tomato pasta sauce – 7/14/17

It is hot here and one thing that hot is good for is ripening tomatoes. Our daughter has been growing a lot of tomatoes in our town’s community garden. All sorts of types. She has some monster big ones, lots … Continue reading

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Simple delicious vegetarian first course – 6/23/17

They say you eat with your eyes first. You can take the most humble ingredient and raise its level to stardom with just a little care – presenting, the beet. I had this for dinner at restaurant 26 North in … Continue reading

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Some airline food – 6/22/17

It is hard to eat decently on a flight but here is a first course on KLM that was decent and tasty. Cauliflower soup, a colorful mixed salad in a delft bowl, a saucer of olive oil (?), and a … Continue reading

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Hummus with pita and Lebanese tabbouleh – June 19, 2017

It is really hot here in the Bay Area. We never expect hot weather to last more than three days and we are hunkering down to try to preserve our cool. Sunday night the power went out and we were … Continue reading

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