Category Archives: Vegetarian Dishes

Potatoes Dauphinoise

Potatoes, cheese and cream. I mean really, how much more delicious or decadent can you get? It took about 2 seconds to realize I needed to make this when I made a special lamb loin dinner for my hubby last … Continue reading

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Chimichurri for a Cause

I am all for supporting a good cause. Especially if it is for someone as sweet as my friend Jey over at The Jey of Cooking. After her mother received a life saving heart transplant, she decided to start raising … Continue reading

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Cuban Black Bean Hummus for Krystal’s Virtual Baby Shower

What can I say. I love babies and I adore Krystal at Mrs. Regueiro’s Plate. So naturally when I was asked to prepare a dish for her Virtual Baby Shower from her friends in the blogging community, I jumped at … Continue reading

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French Onion Tart

I called this a French onion tart not because it is necessarily “French” but more so because it tastes like a thick cheesy bowl of French onion soup, in tart form of course. The caramelized onions are sweet, the Swiss … Continue reading

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Quinoa Pilaf with Corn and Jalapenos

It’s hard to believe I had never had quinoa. I see it everywhere and when you are trying to eat healthier, variety with your side dishes really matter! After seeing this recipe over at Cooking with the Big Dogs, I … Continue reading

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Corn and Cilantro Fritters

I knew as soon as I saw these little babies on pinterest that I would be making them as soon as possible. These were just as delicious as they sound. They were crunchy and sweet from the corn and had … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad

How could you not love Caprese Salad? The combination of a perfectly ripe tomato, fresh basil and soft mozzarella is to die for. Top it off with some tasty extra virgin olive oil and sweet, tangy balsamic vinegar and the … Continue reading

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Frittata with Aspragus, Tomato and Fontina

If you are looking for a simple, elegant and most importantly easy breakfast dish, then this is it. It takes the same amount of prep time as a breakfast casserole, with half the cooking time and really gives you the … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

A side dish so delicious they made a movie out of it! 🙂 Ok, now that I’ve got that out of my system. Let me tell you about this amazing side dish. I had a hard time convincing my husband … Continue reading

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Skillet Scalloped Corn

I’m always on the look out for a new side dish. Sometimes, the usual sides can get boring. This recipe caught my attention when I saw a short preparation time and the fact that it’s made on the stove top. During the Holidays, the … Continue reading

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Black Bean Patties with Corn Relish and Avocado Cream

Don’t let this recipe fool you, the title may be wordy and the recipe make look complicated but it’s really a matter of prepping (all of which can be done in advance) and then dinner is done in a matter … Continue reading

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Curried Corn

There are so many things about culinary school that I love. I’ve made some amazing friends who are just as passionate about food as I am. I’ve also been blessed to learn under Chefs who I really admire and respect. … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde

I adore salsa verde. Usually when we get it at a restaurant it is insanely hot. Only because hubby always orders the crazy hot death salsa and they usually use salsa verde as the vehicle to deliver death peppers. 😉 … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomatoes with an Herb Cheese Crust

So my sweet friend Abby bought me a few really beautiful heirloom tomatoes while she was at her local farmers market. I love heirloom tomatoes! They are sweet, not acidic and even my husband who won’t usually eat a raw … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

I love getting creamed spinach anytime I go out for steak. I don’t really know why I’ve never made it at home, maybe its because I rarely have fresh spinach on hand. This week I’ve really been trying to clean … Continue reading

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Cheesy Pesto Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

I am a big fan of getting the most out of anywhere I am cooking. If I am roasting something in the oven and have some extra room, I will roast some garlic. I also do this when I boil … Continue reading

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