• Friday , 27 April 2018

vegetables

Balsamic and Locatelli Roasted Cauliflower

Balsamic and Locatelli Roasted Cauliflower

Take raw cauliflower, cut into florets, and drizzle it with EVOO, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, a pinch of red pepper flakes, and locatelli cheese (there should be a sprinkle or so on each floret).  Roast at 425 on a baking sheet ...

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Roasted Corn Tacos

Roasted Corn Tacos

I have a complete and utter affinity for vegetables, and while I love bacon, I could not live without my veggies.  For these roasted corn tacos, I cut corn off the cob, diced jalapeno, tossed with EVOO, salt, pepper, and ...

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Spasso Italian Grill

Spasso Italian Grill

One of my favorite restaurants is located just a few miles from my house: Spasso Italian Grill.  There is also a location on Front Street in Old City.  My family and I have frequented Spasso on numerous occasions to celebrate ...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts have become one of my favorite side items for any meal.  In fact, I’d be lying if I told you I haven’t eaten them as an entire meal in and of themselves!  They’re perfectly in season this ...

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

When your child is sick, it calls for only one thing: Chicken Noodle Soup.  Whether it’s made with pastina, vegetables, or just plain egg noodles in broth, soup is the cure-all for anything that ails you.  I started with the ...

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Simple Vegetable Antipasto

Simple Vegetable Antipasto

Appetizers (or a very light lunch!) don’t have to take forever or be over complicated to make.  Here I cut fresh heirloom tomatoes and sprinkled with kosher salt and cracked black pepper.  I sliced and grilled (I used my grill ...

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Hip City Veg

Hip City Veg

I have been wanting to try Hip City Veg since I first heard about it coming to 18th Street (right off Rittenhouse Square).  I was aimlessly walking around at lunch one day and spotted it sitting pretty and calling my ...

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It’s a Pizza Party! My Son’s 7th Birthday

It’s a Pizza Party! My Son’s 7th Birthday

I love any excuse to celebrate, but I especially love when it’s my little boy’s birthday!  This year he turned seven and really wanted to have everyone over to our house for a pizza party.  This was fine by me!  ...

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Raw Vegetable Salad with Feta

Raw Vegetable Salad with Feta

I have such a love for vegetables and wanted to make a salad using fresh corn, so this little beauty popped into my head.  I simply cut up heriloom tomatoes, raw wax & green beans, red peppers, English cucumber, white ...

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Iovine Brothers in Reading Terminal Market

Iovine Brothers in Reading Terminal Market

A quick trip to Reading Terminal Market where I was finally able to stop into Iovine Brothers Produce!  Excellent selection, fresh ingredients, appropriate pricing.  Check out their extensive fruits, vegetables, herbs, and much more!  I had been looking all over ...

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