Monthly Archives: September 2009

Rigatoni al Funghi

I made this recipe last week, and when I went here to post it here, it was gone! Poof! I don’t know what happened to it, but I remembered it today and thought I would search again and now here … Continue reading

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Light and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

I saw this recipe in Paula Deen’s magazine, and I thought, how light and creamy can this be?! Well…Pretty dang light and creamy! This did not taste like you were skimping on anything whatsoever. When Toby started eating it, he … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad (vegetarian version)

I actually made this salad a couple of months ago, and have totally forgot to post it! Mommy-brain strikes again! In any case, here it is. It’s from Veganomicon, which is an awesome vegan cookbook. I made the croutons and … Continue reading

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Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

Have you ever cooked with beets? This was my first time, and I didn’t realize that they would create such a crime scene! Other than all of the chopping of the veggies, this recipe is pretty simple. It ended up … Continue reading

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Cheddar-Horseradish Soup

This recipe has taught me two valuable lessons: 1. I don’t like soups with beer in them, and 2. I don’t like cooking with leeks. This is the second soup with beer in it that I have tried, and it’s … Continue reading

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Rosemary Tomato Artichoke Tart

So today I think I made my first tart crust. Like, from scratch. It was scary! But kind of neat. This was almost too much for my little food processor to handle, but it pulled through. It was tough rolling … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn and Potato Chowder

The soup took ALOT of work. It wasn’t quick at all. It WAS pretty easy, though. Grilling the corn and potatoes beforehand takes a while, but it really does add to the flavor. You could use canned corn and maybe … Continue reading

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Penne with Sage and Mushrooms

I ran out of penne for this recipe, so I substituted the little corkscrews. What are they called? Rotini? I didn’t realize how LONG this recipe would take, what with the garlic roasting, and the mushroom soaking and all. But … Continue reading

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Marian’s Savory Vegetable Bread Pudding

This recipe was on the same page as the Buttermilk- Garlic dressing, so I actually served them together. This recipe was pretty straight-forward, no surprises. Toby really liked it, as did I. There’s just something about bread pudding that I … Continue reading

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Buttermilk-Garlic Dressing

This dressing takes no time at all to make, and I thought it was really good. Toby, on the other hand, said that it tasted “like a watered-down ranch dressing.” Don’t listen to him. I think all the years of … Continue reading

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