Tag Archives: Valley Vegetarian

Baked Ravioli

This recipe was inspired by memories of eating fried ravioli in the mid-1980’s.

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Caramelized Onion-Cheese Bread

Onions are naturally sweet. When you slowly cook onions over an extended period of time, the natural sugars in the onions caramelize, making the result intensely and wonderfully flavorful.

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Baked Brie with Ojai Pepper Jelly

This easy-to-make recipe is elegant and tasty. It takes advantage of the spiciness of pepper jelly and the creaminess of Brie cheese. If you do not care for pepper jelly, substitute a fresh cherry preserve or a raspberry jam. Either … Continue reading

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How To Grill Corn On The Cob

I used to throw corn on the barbecue and cook it until I thought it was done. This method was not only hit-and-miss, but insured an over-cooked cob and charred corn silk that stuck between my teeth. Learning how to … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup (slow cooker)

Minestrone is a thick soup containing vegetables and pasta. The word originated from the Italian language word minestrare, which means to serve. 

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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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