Archive for the 'Accompaniments' Category

Bacon-Braised Brussels Sprouts

Before you say ick, just hear me out.  And trust me.  I love Brussels sprouts.  It doesn’t matter how they’re prepared.  At our house, I’m in the minority.  And I’ve spent years trying to convince my family that they are delicious.  I’ve even gone so far as to offer Molly’s friend Emily ten dollars to […]

Grilled Vegetables with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette

I’ve been grill deprived for several weeks.  It’s on the moving van along with my smoker.  Don’t think I want to experience another summer without the essentials.  I did get an opportunity to grill some vegetables just before they took the grill from me.  Grilled vegetables?  Well everyone does them, especially when the bounty is [...]

Really Good Roasted Broccoli

Sure, I’ve tossed the broccoli with olive oil, kosher salt, and some cracked pepper.  Pretty good.  But this goes way beyond that.  And you’re just adding a couple of additional ingredients here.  But they make a big difference. Let’s be honest.  I’m not a big fan of broccoli.  I guess it’s the way it smells […]

Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Sweet Ginger Soy Dressing

I’m always on the look out for a recipe that allows me to take advantage of what’s fresh and colorful at the farmer’s market.  Right now, the stalls are full of bright bell peppers of all colors.  The sugar snap peas are abundant as well.  So the produce played perfectly into this recipe. This is […]