Vegetable Confetti Soup

HEAT OIL IN 6-QUART POT. Add onions. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir often. Add carrots, fennel, stock, tarragon, thyme. Bring to boil. Simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, 20 minutes. Add red pepper, zucchini and mushrooms. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes more. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Can be refrigerated as […]

Greek Orzo Salad

Whisk all ingredients together, then chill. Boil orzo in water until barely done.

Creamed Spinach

1. In a small heat-resistant, non-metallic bowl melt butter in e Oven 30 seconds. 2. Add onions and heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until onion is lightly browned. Stir occasionally. 3. Cook spinach. Drain well. 4. Combine browned onion, spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cream cheese in a shallow, 1 1/2-quart, heat-resistant, […]

Saute Spinach

1. Wash spinach and slice onion. 2. Place oil in wok, heat to smoking point. Add onion to wok, stir. Add spinach, stir spinach from bottom to top of wok. Cover wok briefly. Lift cover up and keep stirring spinach until it is wilted. Cook the spinach a full five minutes, covering and uncovering the […]

Fresh Tomato Relish

Put the onion, green pepper, vinegar,sugar, celery seed, salt, and pepper in a blender container and blend until the pepper and onion are coarsely chopped. Add the tomatoes and blend until coarsely chopped. Chill and drain before serving. Yield: 1 1/4 Cups

Pilafi Tas Kebab

Cut meat into 2-inch cubes. Wash and wipe dry Brown meat in two-thirds of the butter. Add onions and brown these too. Add wine, tomatoes (or tomato paste), salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes. Addd water. Cook until meat is tender and about 1 c. sauce remains. Cook rice as directed on package. […]

Creamy, Fat-free Mashed Potatoes

Figure on 1 to 1 1/2 potatoes per person. Peel and cut the potatoes into large chunks. Boil in enough water to cover, seasoned with onion and garlic powders, for 20 to 30 minutes. Drain the cooking water, return the potatoes to the pot and place them on the hot burner for 1 minute to […]

Garlic Dill Pickles

Wash cucumbers and remove 1/16 inch from blossom end. In a 3 quart saucepan, combine water, vinegar, salt, and red pepper. Bring to a boil. Meanwhile, place 2 pieces of garlic and 1 head of dill in each hot pint jar. Firmly pack cucumbers upright in jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Place 2 additional […]

German Red Cabbage

Shred cabbage finely. Peel and slice apples. Add all ingredients. Cook til tender, about 20 minutes.

All-you-can-eat Coleslaw

Toss and chill. Each serving = however much you eat!