Category Archives: Lunch
“What is Croque-Monsieur?,” my ten-year-old friend asked.
The flavors in this recipe are intense. It takes advantage of the complementary flavors of the chili bean sauce, shitake mushrooms, and seasoned rice vinegar. Serve this over steamed rice and put smiles on those at the dinner table.
Farro is a nutty-tasting ancient grain that has been eaten for thousands of years around the world. It is a staple in many Mediterranean, Ethiopian, and Middle Eastern recipes. It was once called “pharaoh’s wheat” since it was popular in … Continue reading
This is a nice stovetop twist on traditional mac and cheese. The addition of grape tomatoes goes nicely with the creamy mozzarella sauce and basil. Add a little Dijon mustard and a touch of paprika and you have a mouth-watering … Continue reading
Fritters are easy to make and are the perfect addition to this salad with tomato-balsamic vinaigrette. I like to serve this as a complete lunch Fritter Ingredients: 2 cups raw butternut squash (peeled and cubed) 2 slices whole-wheat bread 1 … Continue reading
Flautas are made with a savory filling, usually meat, rolled up and deep-fried to a golden brown. The history of this dish is varied, but most sources cite Mexico as the origin. The Spanish language word flauta means flute and, … Continue reading