Monthly Archives: November 2012

Veggie Meatball Soup

I don’t know what inspired me to make this soup, but whatever it was, thank you! This was really good! So good that Toby said he wanted to eat the whole “kettle”! Kettle? And this was super easy. rating: 9 … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros Spaghetti

This was good, although I think I made too much pasta, so it ended up being a little bland.  But the combination of the pasta, beans, corn, cheese, and egg was really good. I should have added more salsa, since … Continue reading

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Avocado Bean Dip

Last night we had what I call a “Ploughman’s Lunch” for dinner.  Or you could call it “fesper”- that’s what the Germans call it. Or really, just call it “tapas”. I pull out a bunch of little bites of stuff, … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sherry-Mustard Vinaigrette

*except that I was totally out of the sherry vinegar, so I had to improvise. I used Balsamic vinegar instead. They turned out okay, but it didn’t wow us. I keep trying all of these different Brussels sprouts recipes, hoping I can … Continue reading

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Curried Coconut Lentils

I had such high hopes for this dish. It smelled really good while it was cooking, but it ended up being kind of lackluster. I did leave out two spices: cardamom and cayenne. I can’t stand cardamom, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Roasted New Potatoes with Lemon, Oregano, and Olives

This dish sounded good, and didn’t take much preparation to make, but it was only so-so. I thought it was kind of bland, and I had to get the ketchup out of the fridge so that it would have some … Continue reading

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Stir-fried peas with Coconut

This recipe had such an odd combination of ingredients, I knew I had to try it. I could only find sweetened coconut, so I used that (and I used about 3/4 cup). I left out the cayenne, and I only … Continue reading

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