Veggie Chili #2

Saute onions and garlic in oil until slightly soft. Cut peppers into 1″ cubes, mince jalapenos and add to onions. Cook until slightly soft. Add veggie bullion, tomatos (mushed up) with juice, 1/2 can tomato paste & chili powder. Let it boil down for about 30-45 minutes, adding additional tomato paste if needed. When almost […]

Cold Bean Salad

Combine beans & diced vegetables in a large bowl. Place remaining ingredients in blender & blend on high for 1 minute. Add to bean vegetable mixture. Blend more seasoned liquid if desired. Chill for 2 hours. Season to taste.

Vinaigrette (russian Cooked Vegetable Salad)

-DRESSING – 1 ts Dry Mustard 1/2 ts Sugar 3 tb Red Wine Vinegar 1/3 c Sunflower Or Corn Oil Salt And Freshly Ground -Black Pepper; To Taste * Beet should be washed and dried. If you are using a fresh beet, preheat the oven to 375 Degrees F. Wrap the beet in aluminum foil […]

My Stir Fried Cabbage

*I used enough cabbage to feed 4 people; about 4-5 cups or so *Black mustard seeds may be purchased at Indian grocery stores (rai) Heat oil in wok over medium heat. Add black mustard seeds and cook until they pop. Add ground tumeric. Add some slices of red & white cabbage (about 1 inch wide) […]

Asparagus With Toasted Pine Nuts And Lemon Vinaigrette

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Place spears in a steaming rack over boiling water; cover and steam 4-5 minutes or until spears are crisp-tender. Transfer to a serving platter. Sautee pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat 2-3 minutes, until browned. […]

Apple And Yam Casserole

Combine apple pie filling and sweet potatoes in buttered casserole. Dot with 3 tbs. butter. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Bake in preheated 325 F. oven for 30 minutes, or untill bubbly.

Bean Soup With Garlic

Put oil and chopped garlic in a soup pot and turn on the heat to medium. Cook the garlic,stirring it,until it becomes colored a very pale gold.Add the drained cooked or canned beans,a pinch of salt and a few grindings of pepper.Cover and simmer gently for 5 or 6 minutes.. Take about 1/2 cup of […]

Marinated Asparagus Bundles

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Cover and cook in a small amount of boiling water 5 inutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse under cold running water; drain well. Trim white portion from green onions, and reserve for another use. Place green onion tops in a bowl; add boiling water to cover. Drain immediately, […]

Misir Wot (spiced Lentil Mush)

For Misir Wot, cook 1 1/2 cups red lentils in 2 cups water for about a 1/2 hour. Then, saute a large finely chopped onion in a couple tbsp. olive oil in a large skillet until clear. Add a couple minced cloves of garlic, saute a little more, then put in 2 tbsp. berbere mix […]

Winter Carrot Soup

GARNISH: scallion curls or Herbed Garlic Croutons (optional). In Dutch oven or 4-5 qt saucepan, heat oil. Stir in carrots and onion; saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, increase heat, and cover. When mixture reaches a boil, reduce heat to med and simmer for about 5 minutes. Top with garnish if desired. […]

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