Posts Tagged ‘onions’

fish tacos, sweet slaw, avocado crema

I prepared these fish tacos on a weeknight trying to use fish, fish for which I had another ambitious plan until it became too hot to grill.  When did LA become biosphere? I have mushrooms growing in my yard at a time-lapsed movie pace. Pulling inspiration from many sources, I … Read More

sloppy joes

I was told this week, by my 15 yearold son, that he needs more protein in his diet and hearty meals to feed his strong hunger brought on by grueling basketball practices and weight training.  I like to think we’ve aided his growth all along.  He’s 6’4″, an anomaly in … Read More

two-cheese nachos

We have a full-on main course meal that, despite begin loaded with veggies, kids will devour.  With 300 cals per serving and do-ahead steps, everyone wins with our goodie two-cheese nachos. It’s what’s for dinner.

fig & quinoa salad

I could have just named this ‘hearty main course salad’, but then I would be neglecting vowels that quinoa and aioli provide. Options abound with this full meal salad.  You can eliminate ingredients you don’t have or those you don’t like, but figs and quinoa are a must and I … Read More

fresh tomato tart

For all practical purposes, if you need to sell-in fresh tomato tart to your family, tell them it’s like pizza.  Yet comparing fresh tomato tart to pizza is like comparing Vegas to Rome – they both have fountains and statues of Caesar, but the experience is quite different.

Taking advantage of … Read More

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