Tag Archives: Veggie

Italian Zucchini-Noodle Salad

Italian Zucchini-Noodle Salad From Inspiralized I promised you something exciting when I returned, and by our standards this is AWESOME.  I know I am 100% against special kitchen gadgets that aren’t really necessary, only have one purpose and take up space…but I guess I’ll have to switch that to 99%.  Enter: The Spiralizer. I kept…

Winter Squash in the Microwave

Winter Squash in the Microwave From the Honeymoon Kitchen Deep into another Chicago winter, the veggie that seems to make the most appearances on our table is the humble winter squash.  From soups to casseroles, faux pasta dishes to real risottos, we rely on hearty winter squash to get us through until the first hint…

Bacon, Kale and Brussels Sprout Saute

Bacon, Kale and Brussels Sprout Saute From Taste of Home Snow day!!!!  Well, sort of.  More like work from home day!!!!  (Kid life > Adult life).  But nonetheless, this means I can spend the time I would have used commuting in -20 weather to post something lovely on the blog! So yeah, it’s cold outside….

Sauteed Mushrooms with Pea Shoots

Sauteed Mushrooms with Pea Shoots From Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc at Home Two holidays down, one to go.  New Year’s Eve – the night of great expectations.  Perhaps you’re blessedly 23 years old and planning to hit up some hotel party where you’ll drink until you can’t feel the cold at 2am when you traipse…

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad From Impeccable Taste I love creamy salads.  Potato salad.  Macaroni salad.  Chicken salad.  Basically mayo + anything = happy Tera.  Sadly, these delicacies are often reserved for the summer months.  So for the past 28 years I’ve spent October through April counting down the days till the picnics and BBQs that…