Category Archives: Vegetables

Indian Curried Eggplant

Ingredients: Eggplant cut into approximately 3″ X 1/2″ pieces Vegetable oil 1 Serrano chili pepper 4 green onions knob of ginger 2 cloves of garlic 2 or more tsp of curry or to taste 1 tsp of turmeric ½ tsp of cumin 1 Roma tomato diced and pureed Water Directions: Cut up eggplant Mince garlic, …

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Chinese Stir Fried Eggplant

Ingredients: Eggplant cut into approximately 3″ X 1/2″ pieces Vegetable oil 1 Serrano chili pepper 4 green onions knob of ginger 2 cloves of garlic  1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp black vinegar Directions: Cut up eggplant Mince garlic, ginger, and chili pepper Slice green onions Heat wok and add oil When wok is hot add …

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Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients: Butter Garlic Uniformly, thinly sliced waxy potatoes Salt and pepper Milk and cream mixture (roughly half and half) Nutmeg Directions: 1.    Mash garlic and spread around bottom of a buttered baking dish 2.    Add potatoes in layers seasoning each layer with salt and pepper 3.    Mix milk and cream seasoning with a little nutmeg …

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Spinach with Mushrooms and Garlic

Ingredients A little vegetable oil Butter 1 Small shallot, diced 2 Cloves of garlic, minced Cumin Garham masala (optional) Ground black pepper 1/2 Package of frozen spinach (or equivalent amount of fresh baby spinach) Salt and pepper Directions Pour a little vegetable oil in sauce pan and add butter Add shallot and garlic and cook …

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Black Beans and Rice (Moors and Christians)

Ingredients 15 oz can of black beans (or equivalent amount of cooked dried black beans) Tbsp olive oil 1 Small onion, chopped 2 Cloves of garlic, smashed and minced 1/2 Green pepper, chopped 1/2 Tsp of cumin powder 1/4 Tsp cayenne Salt Long  grain rice Directions Put a tbsp of oil in small sauce pan …

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Crushed Baby Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Ingredients Baby potatoes Garlic cloves, unpeeled Butter Chopped rosemary1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley Salt and black pepper Grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 350. Place the potatoes, rosemary, and unpeeled garlic in a saucepan of lightly salted boiling water, add the garlic cloves and cook for 18–20 minutes until softened. Drain and place the potatoes …

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Punky’s Vegetarian Tikki Marsala

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Ingredients ½ an onion, chopped 1 Tbsp. garam marsala 2 Tsp of ground ginger 1 jalepeno, serrano, or similar chile, finely choped 1 Tblsp. tomato paste ½ tsp salt 2 16 ounce cans of chick peas (garbanzo beans) 1 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes ½ cup of Greek style yogurt …

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Sweet and Sour Curried Zucchini

Sweet and Sour Curried Zucchini Monday, December 26th, 2011 Ingredients: 2 small zucchini (one inch in diameter) cut into ¼ inch rounds ½ baseball size onion cut longitudinally into ½ inch thick wedges 2 cloves of garlic thinly sliced or minced 10 cherry tomatoes cut in half Olive oil for sautéing ½ a fresh lime …

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Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Sautéed Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 Ingredients: 2 slices of thick bacon 1 lb. of Brussel sprouts Salt Pepper 1 Tbsp. of water Directions: Slice bacon crosswise into ¼ inch lardoons and fry in skillet until fat is rendered and they begin to get crisp Slice Brussel sprouts in food processor using …

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Southern Fried Cabbage

Southern Fried Cabbage Monday, January 5th, 2015 Ingredients: 2 slices of thick bacon Half a head of cabbage Half of a large white onion Half a teaspoon of garlic powder Salt Pepper 1 Tbsp. of water Directions: 1. Slice bacon crosswise into ¼ inch lardoons and fry in skillet until fat is rendered and they …

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