Green Beans With Tomato Pesto

I love green beans but I don’t like them the way my mom served them!! We pretty much ate them from a can, warmed up & then they got cold on the plate…and they were a bit mushy….. but I do like them roasted! Sautéed is ok but I prefer them roasted. A bit charred and delicious! This recipe from bon appetit, is unique & very tasty,

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Roasted Broccoli with Tahini Sauce

When I was young, we never ate fresh broccoli. I remember eating canned corn & the frozen mixed vegetables! I started making broccoli for my own family, boiling was the way to go! Well, that’s ok if you like boiled or steamed broccoli. Then it seemed roasting vegetables became the craze & thankfully so! I like roast all kinds of vegetables. Olive oil & a shrinking of salt is how I do it.

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Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onions

Fresh green beans, cooked tender crisp & eaten cold with soft pickled onions. This is a great side dish or salad…your choice. I served this as a side dish, but I think it would be good served as part of an appetizer course for dinner. I follow a great food blog called loveandumami. The  recipe for pickled onions is from there. I made them mostly … Continue reading Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onions

Cauliflower Kokletin (patties)

My mom used to make almost anything that was ground up into a fried delicious patty, which she called  kokletin (yiddish). The three types she would make most often were with  ground beef: canned salmon: and cooked cauliflower, way before cauliflower was trendy!!! They were always served with mashed potatoes and a variety of canned vegetables whatever was in the cupboard …no pantry in our house! The only difference … Continue reading Cauliflower Kokletin (patties)

Butternut Kugel

Usually I think of eating butternut  squash roasted with some maple syrup or in a delicious soup. Here is recipe for a butternut kugel ( baked pudding) that is savoury. I used to make this many years ago and had forgotten about it but happily I have rediscovered it.  Simple yet satisfying.  A good side with any kind of protein. This recipe can easily be adapted … Continue reading Butternut Kugel

Cauliflower Steaks With Tahini and Pine Nuts – The Nosher

I follow The Nosher from the website My Jewish Learning. I find that most of their recipes really work out and are very tasty. Cauliflower recipes are everywhere and I actually try many of them. This one has a roasted garlic tahini sauce which is different then my usual tahini sauce. The addition of the roasted garlic to the tahini sauce adds a hint of sweetness. If you are … Continue reading Cauliflower Steaks With Tahini and Pine Nuts – The Nosher