Simple Roasted Vegetables

Simple Roasted Vegetables

There's something so down-home comforting, about being able to take a few simple vegetables of choice, chop them up and toss them on a sheet pan with a touch of olive oil, salt and pepper...and being able to pull them out of the oven 30-40 minutes later to receive the most sweet and delectable flavors [...]

Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad

There's something about this fresh Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad that keeps me making it summer in and summer out. It's hardly a "recipe" at all, but one worth having in your collection. It's fast and simple to throw together and has just the perfect delicious balance of a vinaigrette that when combined all [...]


  When I really want a little treat and a lot of comfort... I reach for one of my favorite cookbooks, The New Basics, by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins, and fire up some of this magnificent Ribollita. It is of course amazing in the summer when the vegetables are at their peak and I [...]

Caponata Picnic Sandwiches

I love vegetables. I can forgo meat - and usually do - in favor of veggies any day. Oh I eat meat and I like it, don't get me wrong. I prepare meat dishes for my family all the time... but that's justĀ another a perk they don't realize they're getting out of me. Not that [...]