Whole Grain Bulgur Wheat Salad with Roasted Leeks, Small White Beans and Currants

Ingredients 4 large leeks, halved lengthwise, cleaned and sliced crosswise 1/4-inch thick 2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 1/4 teaspoons coarse kosher salt, more to taste 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 can Goya Small White Beans, drained 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, more to taste 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chile flakes 1Continue reading “Whole Grain Bulgur Wheat Salad with Roasted Leeks, Small White Beans and Currants”

Whole Grain Bulgur Wheat Salad with Roasted Leeks, Small White Beans and Currants

Ingredients 4 large leeks, halved lengthwise, cleaned and sliced crosswise 1/4-inch thick 2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 1/4 teaspoons coarse kosher salt, more to taste 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 can Goya Small White Beans, drained 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, more to taste 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chile flakes 1Continue reading “Whole Grain Bulgur Wheat Salad with Roasted Leeks, Small White Beans and Currants”

Portrait Of The Artist, Heather Green

Yesterday, January 29, 2013, I had the distinct pleasure to photograph the portfolio of paintings and drawings, a beautiful and interesting collection, of the artist  Heather Green. I will be writing about her art in my next post. Meanwhile, here is Heather: If you are looking for distinctive portrait, nature, or documentary photography, or someoneContinue reading “Portrait Of The Artist, Heather Green”

Portrait Of The Artist, Heather Green

Yesterday, January 29, 2013, I had the distinct pleasure to photograph the portfolio of paintings and drawings, a beautiful and interesting collection, of the artist  Heather Green. I will be writing about her art in my next post. Meanwhile, here is Heather: If you are looking for distinctive portrait, nature, or documentary photography, or someoneContinue reading “Portrait Of The Artist, Heather Green”

Rutabaga Soup with Herb-Crusted Scallops

This is a perfect cold winter night\’s soup! I have made it twice; last night I smashed the vegetables, which I preferred to the other time when I puree the soup. Smashed Version 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter 1 3/4 pounds rutabagas, peeled, chopped (about 4 cups) 1 cup chopped onion 1 large celery stalk,Continue reading “Rutabaga Soup with Herb-Crusted Scallops”

Turkey and Black-Bean Soup with Spinach

Outstanding! From Food & Wine \”Quick From Scratch, One-Dish Meals.\” This is a great cookbook. I made a few changes; noted below: I halved the recipe; I used 1/2 pound ground turkey, cooked; 3 cups stock, 5 ounces spinach and I small can chopped tomatoes. Ingredients: 1/4 pound sliced bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch strips Continue reading “Turkey and Black-Bean Soup with Spinach”