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Roasted Green Beans

On February 1, 2020 By admin


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.
Sprinkle [...]

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Cooking School: Roasted Vegetables

On November 15, 2014 By admin

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Salad: Warm Tomato Salad

On July 19, 2012 By admin

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 [...]

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Appetizer: Mexican Baked Bean Dip

On September 22, 2011 By admin

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 [...]

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Salad: Corn and Black Bean Salad

On September 14, 2011 By admin

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. [...]

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Dinner: Roasted Beets

On May 17, 2011 By admin

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 [...]

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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. [...]

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