Monthly Archives: September 2009

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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Kale Chips

Having discovered kale recently, I’ve been looking for different ways to cook it. I saw this idea on a diet chat board, and thought I would give it a try. The first time I made it, I put the chips … Continue reading

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Coq au Vin Blanc (vegetarian version)

Last Thanksgiving, MIL #2 made this dish for me and Toby so that we wouldn’t feel left out by not eating turkey. I took one bite and said to Toby “Oh my GOD!” It was THAT good. I got the … Continue reading

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Cheesy Potatoes

This recipe is SUPER easy and it’s pretty good. It makes A LOT of potatoes (Toby likes to say “Who all are you expecting for dinner?”). I used Low-sodium Cream of Mushroom soup instead of the Cream of Chicken, and … Continue reading

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Spinach-mushroom Quiche

This is one of those recipe “re-do’s”…the kind where they take a high-fat recipe and make it lower-fat. Yeah. I thought this one would be interesting to try because of the crust- this crust is made of shredded potatoes! It … Continue reading

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