ITALIAN BITES #CRUSTY BAGUETTES/EGGPLANT WITH FETA CHEESE

Made a quick home-made tomato sauce with some tomatoes. Sliced eggplant and baked in oven. With a drizzle of a little olive oil and sprinkle of salt and black pepper, eggplant was ready for my fresh home-made sauce, feta cheese and fresh garnish of parsley. Paired same with slices of crusty five-grain baguette, toasted inContinue reading “ITALIAN BITES #CRUSTY BAGUETTES/EGGPLANT WITH FETA CHEESE”

I GREEKED UP MY POTATO SALAD

With spring in the air, we can’t help but to go a bit lighter on our choices of foods. I did that over the week-end. Instead of the typical potato salad containing mayonnaise, I decided to opt for one that contained fresh vegetables and a few items that a Greek salad would have. I madeContinue reading “I GREEKED UP MY POTATO SALAD”

I SEE POSSIBILITIES!! ##CARROTS AND PUMPKIN WEDGES

Who knows where these wholesome foods will take me? In my culinary mind, I see roasted pumpkin wedges and carrot sprinkled with the warm and aromatic flavors of cinnamon and ginger spices. The result could be used as a great side dish. Or, maybe, a delicious mash. From the looks of things, it’s another chillyContinue reading “I SEE POSSIBILITIES!! ##CARROTS AND PUMPKIN WEDGES”

A SIDE I COULDN’T RESIST #ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATOES

For the fall, this dish has become one of my absolute favorites. I’ve traveled this fork of the road before and I liked same. Maybe, it’s the sweet/tart tastes along with the warm spices of ginger and cinnamon and the contrasting salty flavor of the bits of feta cheese. Guys, I’m harping about my roastedContinue reading “A SIDE I COULDN’T RESIST #ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATOES”

ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATO WITH FETA CHEESE

Roasted pumpkin and sweet potato are staples and huge¬† favorites on the table on Thanksgiving. Decided to pair both. On a baking sheet, sliced pumpkin and sweet potato were drizzled with olive oil and then sprinkled with a pinch of salt, and cinnamon. Root vegetables were roasted in a preheated 420 degree oven for approximatelyContinue reading “ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATO WITH FETA CHEESE”