Author Archives: peppertree

Classic Cacio E Pepe

How can something so simple be so good?? I mean, this dish has 5 ingredients! FIVE! We all liked this, even my 6 year old. Husband commented several times how good this was. This recipe is a keeper! rating: 9.7 … Continue reading

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Vegetarian White Bean Chili

This recipe was surprisingly good! My kids thought it was okay, but husband and I really liked it. Next time I will add a little more kale, and maybe a little more quinoa (it gave it a nice texture)! rating: … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

My 10 year old loves plain red sauce. Nothing fancy, just red sauce and pasta (preferably spaghetti). I am always looking for new variations on red sauce, so I tried this one. It was pretty good, but it lacked something…maybe … Continue reading

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Parsnip Soup with Coriander and Parsley

Okay, this is it. This is the last recipe I make using parsnips. I have tried multiple times, but I just can’t learn to like them! They taste like furniture polish to me! Anyway, this soup is pretty easy and … Continue reading

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“Chicken” Potpie Tartines

I sure do love chicken potpie (using vegetarian “chicken”, of course), so I thought this might be a nice variation on that. Well, I didn’t love it. Is it easy? Sure. Is it wonderful? I didn’t think so. rating: 6 … Continue reading

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Zucchini Muffins

Are you watching the Great British Bake Off?? I am, and I am having intense cravings for baked goods! These muffins were good, but mine turned out a little dry. Both of my kids liked them (!) and even requested … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes

I didn’t love these. 😦 They were quite dry and screamed for a sauce or something. rating: 6 Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes (Cooking Light, April 2017) serves 4 Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3/4 cup chopped … Continue reading

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