Tag: vegetable

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Every time I cook with asparagus, I fret over those woody ends that I’ve always been taught are good for nothing but the compost pile.  While I can add them to my freezer bag of vegetable scraps to make stock, I felt like there had […]

Garlic and Herb Oven Fries Recipe

Garlic and Herb Oven Fries Recipe

I have a tendency to be a sucker for french fries.  I never buy them because a whole serving of fries is just too greasy and makes me feel sick.  But when I’m with someone who buys some, I can’t help myself.  I always ask, […]

Chinese Roast Goose Recipe

Chinese Roast Goose Recipe

A couple months ago I was given 3 frozen geese by the local food bank to try and come up with recipes on how to cook them.  The geese were donated by a grocery store, but no one wanted to take them because very few […]

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

I’ve avoided writing about what’s going on in Japan.  I want this site to be fun, informative and full of joy.  Yet it’s hard to make your writing cheerful when your heart is breaking.  I was planning a lighthearted post on picky eaters and vegetables, […]

Apple Cabbage Cole Slaw Recipe

Apple Cabbage Cole Slaw Recipe

Here’s the cabbage salad I promised you last week.  I figure most people know the basics of how to make cole slaw, but in case you weren’t aware, any salad made primarily of shredded cabbage and dressed in a mayonnaise or vinaigrette is typically known […]

Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Have you ever tried a side dish you loved so much that you just wanted to push the main course away and get more of the side?  If you haven’t, you will once you try these vegetables.  This is our favorite side dish (and sometimes […]

How Prepare Butternut Squash Photo Tutorial

How Prepare Butternut Squash Photo Tutorial

See that funny guy up above?  He looks kind of like the start of a balloon animal to me.  He’s a butternut squash and I decided I wanted to try one last week because I don’t think I ever have before.  Don’t let the mild […]

How To Cook Kale Chips Photo Tutorial

How To Cook Kale Chips Photo Tutorial

I’m always being asked about healthy snacks for kids, in fact I have a whole class devoted to healthy kid snacks in the curriculum I’m developing.  One of my favorite vegetables for snacking is kale.  Sounds strange right?  Like chomping on leaves for a snack?  […]