Monthly Archives: March 2009
Parsnips are hardy winter roots whose mild flavor is perfect for this soothing cool-weather soup.
Oven-roasting brings out the natural sweetness of many vegetables, and this is particularly true in the case of root vegetables. You can vary the vegetables suggested here; for example, if you prefer not to use beets, you can substitute parsnips; and if you don’t care to wrangle with rutabagas, try golden potatoes.
A spoonful of this sweet-tart chutney, made with fresh and dried fruit, adds a graceful note both to spicy curries as well as mild grain and bean dishes. Fresh mint gives it a nice flavor, so add as much as you’d like.
This luscious salad adds substance to a meal when served with light main dishes, and makes a nice at-home lunch on weekends and holidays. This is a tasty salad to stuff into a pita or wrap up. Or, for a light meal, serve with soup and fresh bread.
If you’d like something fresh and crunchy to go along with an Asian-style recipes, this simple salad serves the purpose nicely. This goes well with Asian-style stir fries and noodle dishes.
This recipe, given to me by a wonderful Jamaican cook, makes a pleasantly offbeat breakfast treat.
If you like tahini and sesame seeds, this crunchy cookie is sure to please. It’s one of those neat, not-too-sweet treats that’s perfect for an evening snack or for the lunchbox. The recipe doubles easily for those occasions, such as holidays, when you need more or would like to share.