Yearly Archives: 2009

Penne with butternut squash sauce

We are leaving for vacation tomorrow, so I have been trying to use up what is in the house. One thing I had on hand was a butternut squash. One of our favorite recipes is corn, bean, and squash soup, but we have had that several times recently, so I decided to try something different. […]

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Mjadra sandwich

While we were in Michigan over Thanksgiving we stopped at our favorite Middle Eastern restaurant in Ann Arbor, Jerusalem Garden, for a tasty mjadra sandwich. Mjadra is basically just lentils, caramelized onions, and either rice or bulgar. I haven’t been able to find it at restaurants in Colorado, so I decided to try to make […]

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Curried spinach pea soup

Yet another soup recipe from the Moosewood New Classics cookbook. I modified this one a fair amount, since it wanted me to use 2 pots, which is against my theory of soup. So I did everything in one pot. I also used frozen spinach instead of fresh, which was fine. Finally, I didn’t purée all […]

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Spanish bean soup

This is yet another soup recipe from the Moosewood New Classics cookbook. I thought Clare would really like it because it called for soy sausage. I used our favorite – Morningstar sausage crumbles. It also called for greens, like swiss chard, kale, or collard greens. I chose kale. We don’t eat kale very often, so […]

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Artichoke soup provençal

This is another recipe I tried from The Moosewood New Classics. The combination of artichokes, dry sherry, and orange and lime lime juice sounded appealing. Unfortunately, it wasn’t that great. I found it was lacking flavor, but I can’t really figure out what I would add to it to make it better.

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