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Meatless Monday – Fried Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk Lime Sauce - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
“Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead.” ― Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Spring was early and hot in Northern California this year, so I took a risk and planted about a dozen tomato plants.  I have been…
Meatless Monday – 12 Trader Joe’s Favorites - You have heard of Oprah’s Favorite Things.  Well this is not that.  I can’t give you a free car or a surprise gift under your seat, more like several fun and easy vegan and vegetarian cooking hacks and ideas for quick and easy appetizers and meals.  People are often surprised when they come over and […]
Meatless Monday – Pasta Puttanesca with Roasted Eggplant - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
Spaghetti alla puttanesca translates literally as “spaghetti of the whore” in Italian. I’m sure there are many stories as to how this dish got it’s ‘flavorful’ name and who gets the full credit for it’s creation, but I’m not going to go there.  I’m only going to suggest that maybe this combination of tangy olives, salty capers, sweet tomatoes, fragrant…
D’Anjou Pears in Vanilla Brandy Syrup (with Canning Instructions) - These delicious and pretty poached pears could be your new holiday treat! This recipe showcases the pears natural delicate flavor but adding a few spicy peppercorns and anise, along with the richness of the vanilla and brandy to the sugar syrup creates a wonderfully flavorful dessert.  These lovely pears can be served just as they […]
Meatless Monday – Honey Glazed Winter Squash with Pomegranate - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
It’s finally starting to feel like Fall!  We actually got a few drops of much needed rain here in California last night.  It’s been six months since we have received this manna from heaven and the weatherman was positively giddy during his forecast last night.  With Fall comes a fabulous selection…
Tomatillo Salsa - I recently asked all of you for suggestions on what to do with all the tomatillos I’m harvesting from my garden.  The vast majority of you said to make Tomatillo Salsa, better known as Salsa Verde because of its vibrant green color.  So right you were.  It’s fresh and delicious with just the right amount […]
Meatless Monday Celebrates Fall Harvest - Meatless Monday published my Harvest Vegetable Tart in their Fall Harvest recipe  roundup.  Check out my recipe featuring root vegetables like sweet potatoes, parsnips, purple carrots and butternut squash cut into leaf shapes using small cookie cutters.  This is a savory vegetarian pie with a creamy rich filling of vegetables braised in vegetable broth, coconut milk […]
Easy No-Peel Applesauce - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
? Every year, after the apple pies are baked and enjoyed, I make applesauce with all the rest of the apples from my garden. Of course it’s usually just in time for Hanukkah which means yummy latkes with applesauce and sour cream. Making applesauce is pretty easy but peeling the apples…
Meatless Monday – Rustic Roasted Tomato Tart - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
I can’t say enough about these roasted tomatoes – drizzled with balsamic and honey and slow roasted until they reach caramelized perfection.  Their cooking juice alone is worth the price of admission, delicious as a dipping  sauce for a crusty baguette.  But that’s not all!   I layered the lovely roasted…
Wheatless Wednesday Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Peaches with Balsamic Reduction - Originally posted on goodmotherdiet:
Summertime favorite, Caprese Salad goes rogue with sliced ripe peaches and a drizzle of velvety rich balsamic reduction. This colorful combo was the brainchild of my son, Eric.  I had recently purchased a flat of perfectly ripe peaches and I am lucky enough to have a constant supply of lovely heirloom tomatoes…

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    • Thank you for your post. I just made it again tonight because my guys ate so much there was enough leftover. Anyway, I noticed that I left that off and updated the directions. I’m definitely a home cook and not a professional. Add the soy sauce when you add the broth.


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