Tag Archives : Corn


A Breakdown of Cooking Oils and a Roasted Summer Veggie Shepherds Pie with Corn, Tomato, Onions and Quinoa 1

You’ll be tempted, but resist the urge to add any oil or butter with this recipe if you use all fresh ingredients. Just try it and see what happens.  Let your seasonal veggies shine through and enjoy the real flavors that each adds.  Every layer is perfectly delicious in itself – roasted tomatoes become sweet and tangy, potatoes become […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Sweet Corn and Pattypan Squash Chowder 3

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines. To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe – In this case, the Vinadloo spices – a mixture of coriander, garlic, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cayenne, mustard, […]


Collard Sushi with Hummus and Moroccan Mango Chickpea Salad and My Trip to California 3

Before I launch into my adventures in Wine Country…if you are here for the sushi click here. I have returned from my 10th anniversary trip with the new knowledge that I am not, in fact, a city girl like I thought I was.  I’m much more of a relaxing and drinking wine all day and […]


Curried Tofu Salad 5

It’s Friday!  And….I have a girls night tomorrow night!  I can’t wait. I’ll be trying out a new restaurant at the beach called Salt Life.  Hubby has been out of town on a golf trip since Wednesday so it’s just been us girls at home (my daughter and I).  My mom is coming over tonight […]


Grilled Corn-Onion and Black Bean Salsa 2

We celebrated Mother’s Day last Sunday as my mom is going on a trip to Sedona, Arizona over the actual date.  We decided to make fish and shrimp tacos and I used the same marinade I had created previously for the fish and shrimp but added a teaspoon of minced garlic (if you need a cood […]


A Summery Quinoa Salad with Orange Vinaigrette 2

The past few weeks I’ve done two pasta recipes for my lunches so this week I decided to change it up and use quinoa instead.  According to Wikepedia: “Quinoa (pronounced /ˈkiːnoʊ.ə/ or /kwɨˈnoʊ.ə/, Spanish quinua, from Quechua kinwa), a species of goosefoot (Chenopodium), is a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal […]