Posts Tagged ‘tomatoes’

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


We’ve had a few one-pot dishes lately. There’s something about using fewer pots and pans and a meal that’s ready all at once, that I can’t ignore, especially one that taunts us with pasta, water and all the sauce ingredients in one pot. How can that be?

I came across this … Read More

oil poached halibut

Wait-before you turn away from this idea because, like me, you spend most of your time trying to get oil out of your life, let me share the science behind cooking with oil and then let me implore you to try this approach one time and see that we can … Read More

Older posts