Category Archives: Dinner

Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Soup (slow cooker)

I like this recipe because it includes a “meaty” vegetarian sausage. I know. An oxymoron. A contradiction in terms. Perhaps…but this sausage is tasty and nutritious! 

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Panko-Portobello Mushroom Burger

A few weeks ago Robin and I ate at the relatively new Ojai Harvest restaurant in downtown Ojai. I had their Grain Bowl and Robin ordered the Veggie Burger made with a crispy breaded mushroom patty. She let me have … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup (slow cooker)

Mulligatawny is the Anglicized version of the Tamil words for “pepper water” or “pepper broth.”

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Kohlrabi Soup

Kohlrabi is a crispy, crunchy alien-looking vegetable that you can prepare in more ways than you ever thought possible. Don’t be put off by its appearance even if it does look like someone teleported a Martian vegetable right into your … Continue reading

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Savory Brunch Crepe

Savory crepes are generally made with non-wheat flours such as buckwheat. I use a nice blend of buckwheat and rice flours for my crepes; then throw in some zucchini, herbs, and sesame seeds. The filling for the crepes is simple … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Soup

I was asked the other day what could be done with leftover baked potatoes. My response was soup! Yes, soup. Imagine all the flavors associated with baked potatoes as you dip your spoon into a warm, comfort-food bowl of soup.

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Pizza Southwest-Style

This festive and tasty pizza is my riff on a southwest-style pizza. It has a combination of colors and flavors that I think you will like. The crust is a cross between deep dish and a warm, chewy flour tortilla … Continue reading

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