Tag: spinach

Curried Apple, Squash, Sweet Potato Soup

I have always enjoyed the cookbook, “Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home,” so when Susan and I were at the town library recently and she pointed out to me a new cookbook, “Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates,” I said we had the check this out. And we did and I made this delicious curried, apple, squash, sweet potato soup! Ingredients Soup 2 cups…

Quiche–A Thanksgiving Tradition

Thanksgiving prepations for Susan and me begin a few weeks before the holiday. We put our tree up early so our grandchildren can see it on Thanksgiving as we don’t see them on Christmas. Here I am doing some menu-planning for the week. And here is Sock Monkey guarding the grandchildren’s presents. The grandchildren come over for breakfast, along with…

Spinach and Ricotta Meatloaf

I have made hundreds of meatloaves over the years, each probably a little different than the previous one. Last night’s was exceptional. Spinach and Ricotta Meatloaf. I didn’t follow a recipe for this. Honest. I made it up as I went along. And as I said, I have made hundreds of meatloaves over the years. Read about one here and…

Cod In Miso Broth

Light. Comforting. Satisfying. Delicious. Japanese-like. Cooked in one skillet (if you don’t add red lentils). Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola or other neutral-tasting oil 5  shiitake mushroom caps,  sliced 3 scallions, thinly sliced, dark-green parts reserved for optional garnish 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons peeled, finely minced fresh ginger root 3 cups water 3 tablespoons white or yellow miso paste…

Pasta alla Louise

Yesterday, January 8, was Susan’s birthday. I gave her a choice of four different meals for dinner: pasta and spinach, meatballs and rice, meatloaf, or hamburgers. She chose pasta. The recipe is based on one I found online called “5 Ingredient Spinach Parmesan Pasta.” I call this recipe “Pasta alla Louise.” Why Louise? Because that is Susan’s middle name. And…