A recipe I cut out of a magazine a long time ago, inspired me to create this. The magazine version used barbecue sauce, but I thought it would taste better with a homemade sweet and sour sauce instead. The dish is still very easy to make and the kids loved it. I intended to use a green pepper, but I didn’t have any. I substituted carrots. They were very good and it’s one of the veggies my kids like to eat. [Read more…] about Sweet and Sour Meatballs over Rice
Bubble and Squeak is a traditional English dish. I found this recipe in the Whole Foods for the Whole Family cookbook. Some people say the name comes from the sound that it makes while cooking. The ingredients are simple – cabbage, onions, potatoes and meat. I used smoked sausage, but you could use another meat. [Read more…] about Bubble and Squeak
Three things make this cake Wacky:
- You mix it right in the pan with a fork.
- It has no eggs.
- Vinegar is one of the ingredients.
Three things make this cake good:
- The ingredients are usually in the pantry.
- It’s a dense, chocolaty cake.
- A quick chocolate icing is spread over the chocolate cake.
A plate full of this and some bread along side would make an excellent dinner. I think this might be my favorite way to eat summer tomatoes. It’s definitely in the top 59 ways to eat them 😉 We had this salad with Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats. It makes for a fabulous combination. This recipe also comes from the New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant cookbook.
It’s hot outside. Want something cool and crunchy with lunch or dinner? Here you go.
I wish I had cucumbers from the garden for this, but my cucumber plant is pitiful. It got hit hard by a late frost and just can’t seem to grow at all, let alone produce cucumbers. Luckily, I can still find good cukes at the farmers market or plain ol’ Walmart.