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Today I’m taking roasted green beans to my friend Elizabeth’s house.
Preheat oven at 400.
Spread fresh green beans on cookie sheet.
Pour 1 Tablespoon olive oil into my hands.
Massage green beans with olive oil.
Roast in 400 degree oven for 10-15 minutes.
Cooking School/ Roasted Vegetables
Roasted vegetables are easy, fancy, and healthy. No matter what you make for dinner, a plate of roasted vegetables is always a good addition.
How to Roast Vegetables
Preheat your oven to the vegetable’s desired temperature (see table below).
Rinse and pat dry your favorite vegetable. Slice or chop your vegetable [...]Continue Reading →
Halloween has passed and Thanksgiving approaches, but who says we have to save sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving? Not I. These are so refreshing as a side to a Sunday roast. Give your regular mashed potatoes a rest and try this dish. You’ll impress everyone and you won’t have any left in the bowl. They are [...]Continue Reading →
One of the great things about loving to cook is the loss of fear in a restaurant. That sentence was wordy, I know, but let me explain myself. I read a lot about food. I crawl into bed with cookbooks (current read is “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone” by Deborah Madison). I ask everyone who will [...]Continue Reading →
Got a bunch of tomatoes hanging around this time of the year? I’ve got just the thing for you.
Sometimes I get stuck in a rut, and I make the same thing over and over again. This factors in most prominently on Sunday evenings. As we gear up for a new week, we all like [...]Continue Reading →
When we lived in Berkeley, we had a Sunday night tradition. When the weather was just right (90% of the year), we (all of our fellow graduate school neighbors) gathered outside of our apartments and had a beautiful supper during sunset. The salad below was brought by my dearest friend. She just threw it together. [...]Continue Reading →
There is a secret society in my little town. I noticed when I had a little party a few months ago. I invited some friends over for a Crepe Fest. My directions to friends were “Bring your favorite crepe filler.” When people walked in the door and set up their food I [...]Continue Reading →
Is a green salad included on your Thanksgiving table? I rarely hear of green salads as part of the holiday must haves. But, I’ve been wrong before. A few years ago, I created a Holiday Salad that I now include in most of my holiday meals. But that beloved salad has some competition. [...]Continue Reading →