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Tag Archive: garlic

Easy Side Dish: Rosemary Garlic Roasted Root Vegetables

This simple side dish of roasted root vegetables (carrots, turnips, potatoes, etc.) tossed with rosemary and garlic is sure to please.

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12 Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down …

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Sopa de Pollo Borracho (Drunken Chicken Soup)

It is officially Autumn! Do you hear that, Mother Nature?! We are heading back up to 100 degrees by the weekend? Could you please turn down the thermostat a bit? Just a little bit. Please, Ma’am. If it isn’t too much trouble. I am trusting her to hear my plea and am going through the archives for …

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Garlic Cheese Toast – Tasty Tuesdays Linky

I am so excited to be back co-hosting the Tasty Tuesdays Link-up Party. Hopefully you all have been following the link up every week like I have. I always find the best recipes from my fellow bloggers. Before we get to the link up, I want to share this quick recipe for Claim Jumper Clone …

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Tuscan Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin

This Tuscan-style Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin Roast is loaded with fresh flavors and is surprising simple to make. Boneless pork sirloin roast is a great inexpensive and low fat roast. I can often get them on sale for half price. The drawback to low fat is it can also be a bit dry and flavorless. …

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Black Bean Pesto Crackers

These Black Bean Pesto Crackers used up items I had around the house and ended up being a tasty and healthy snack. Win-Win! Especially great this time of year when we are all trying to eat healthier to offset the damage we did to our waistlines over the holidays. Or maybe it is just me that needs …

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Caramelized Turnips

I thought I didn’t like turnips, until I tried them. I guess I always had a vision of Scarlett O’Hara biting into one freshly plucked out of the ground in the middle of the night and getting sick. Then I got some in my Community Supported Agriculture basket and tried this recipe. Now I LOVE them! You …

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Sopa de Pollo Borracho (Drunken Chicken Soup)

I suppose there are some places that are actually cold in November, unlike the 90 degrees predicted for the next few days here in Southern California. If it happens to be chilly where you are and you are in the mood for some soup may I suggest some Sopa de Pollo Borracho? English translation –  Drunken Chicken Soup. …

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Garlic Garlic Everywhere!

Another year, another missed Gilroy Garlic Festival. Some year maybe M won’t have summer school. But, if any of his campuses are offering him a class to teach at any time, he’ll take it! If you have never been to the Garlic Festival, put it on your Gotta Go list. Great music, fun arts/crafts sale, and INCREDIBLY …

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Another Hodgepodge

We’ve had a bunch of things going on in our kitchen the past few weeks, nothing to write an entire blog about so we are going to have another mishmash entry. Easter: I made the best ham I have ever made this year. Not the best holiday ham I have ever had – that honor …

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The Stinking Rose

It’s time to Eat, Drink and Stink! If you are anywhere near San Francisco’s South Bay Area this weekend you will probably smell the festivities of The Gilroy Garlic Festival, an annual fundraiser/food festival dedicated to all things garlic! It features great music, arts and crafts vendors, rides and activities for children, beer and wine …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.