roastedpotatoes

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

This is probably one of my favorite recipes for potatoes. you can either roast baby potatoes or use larger sized potatoes and cut them into equal sized pieces as...

garlicmashpotatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

This is one of those easy recipes that is typical of rustic country cooking, and adding roasted garlic to basic mashed potatoes really  brings them up to a new...

grilledpotatosal

Grilled Warm Red Potato Salad

When we are planning to fire up the grill, I like to plan my entire meal to be cooked outdoors. This tasty salad is delicious either warm or at...

stuffedpastapeppers

Pasta Stuffed Peppers

This is a great light entre suitable for any time of the year, and I prefer to serve it at room temperatures so the flavors are enhanced. I find...

grilledpeppers

Grilled Mixed Sweet Peppers

We grill our peppers using this method in the summer months when we use the grill for much of our cooking to try and keep the kitchen cool. I...

broccolirabe

Spicy Sautéed Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli Rabe Saltate ~ A sautéed dish that is nice paired with almost any entree. Broccoli Rabe (pronounced Broccoli Rob) is also referred to as rabe or rapini. This...

dandeliongreens

Sautéed Dandelion Greens

We eat a lot of greens in my family, and this is one of our favorite ways to prepare them. You can use any other greens as well in...

dandelions

Dandelion Greens With Garlicky Croutons

This is rustic, country cooking at it’s best. This sautéed bitter greens vegetable dish topped with crispy garlicky crumbs is great with almost any entree. I love the contrast...

bakedendive

Endive al Forno

Endive is a bitter green that completely changes both it’s texture and flavor when slowly braised. It becomes a tender vegetable with a much more mellow flavor and is...

grilledeggplant

Grilled Eggplant With Mint

I was shopping at my local grocery store when I came across these baby Italian eggplants and knew I had to add them to my menu that evening. As...