hey fennel lovers! this one’s for you! fennel is one of those things where you either are obsessed with it and ooh and aah when you see it added to the menu, or ~ you’re the person sitting next to that outspoken, over-zealous fennel lover, wishing he/she would shut up already. i’m here to tell you: it’s waaaay more fun to be the former. have you really … Continue reading grapefruit/fennel salad with toasted pistachios.
anyone need a new vegetable to live for? fennel is one of my favorite flavors. but i’m not going to describe it as a “licorice” flavor, because people get turned off by that word. it does not taste like a big black licorice stick from an old-fashioned candy store. I PROMISE. now, will you just try it already? would it help if there was brown, … Continue reading fennel au gratin.
need more pickled vegetables in your life? yes. the answer is yes. you do. this is just a reminder to get picklin’! you don’t have to do that canning thing ~ just make some quick ones and eat up. pickles are so good for you. they’re a great, low-calorie snack, a refreshing accompaniment to any grilled meats or portobello mushrooms, and you can simply toss … Continue reading quick pickled veggies.
geez ~ it’s been too long. there’s so much going on, it’s crazy. and it’s not like i’m not cooking. i’m just not cooking anything of interest. it’s fish or chicken and vegetables most nights. today i made a salad for lunch, with salmon on top, and thought i would share some of the quick fixes that really made this salad yummy. i use these … Continue reading salad 101 ~ pickled veggies.