Category Archives: Main Dish

Main Dish Ideas. Can be used for both lunch and dinner.

Zucchini Ricotta Frittata

Zucchini Ricotta Frittata Did you know that yesterday was “Dump Your Extra Zucchini On Your Neighbor’s Doorstep Day”? According to our local newspaper it was, though I think they may have been joshing. Then again, maybe not! This excellent zucchini ricotta frittata recipe (like the way that just rolls of one’s tongue? “ricotta frittata, ricotta frittata”) is based on one by our local cherished chef Biba. It’s a cinch to make and a tasty way of enjoying bountiful summer squash. Continue reading “Zucchini Ricotta Frittata”…

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Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper

Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper This Flank Steak Stir Fry is perfect for a midweek meal when asparagus are in season. It’s easy enough to make and everyone raves about it! When it comes to stir-fry, it’s all about the prep. The dish itself cooks up so quickly that you need everything prepped and ready to go before you start adding the elements to the hot pan. Continue reading “Flank Steak Stir Fry with Asparagus and Red Pepper” » Source: Flank Steak Stir…

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Do you like cranberry sauce? My father can’t get enough of it during the holiday season. He’ll even stock up on fresh cranberries when they become available in late October, and freeze them to eat all year long. I think he looks forward to Thanksgiving just because he knows he can have as much cranberry sauce as he wants with his slices of turkey, and plenty leftover for turkey sandwiches. When he finally runs out of frozen cranberries sometime in May, he’ll start buying the cans.…

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Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe   Looking for healthy lunch ideas? This raw vegie salad is such an easy and tasty way to introduce raw vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.  Eating raw vegetables means that you’re receiving the full nutrient potential of that vegetable, as nothing is lost through the cooking process. Needless to say, selecting seasonal organic produce is ideal for this, but don’t be too worried about following the recipe to the letter – use anything you like from your…

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One Pot Chicken and Orzo

One Pot Chicken and Orzo A few months ago my wonderful mother made what I thought was Spanish rice (a favorite around here, basically a rice pilaf with tomato) but instead of browning rice to start the pilaf, she browned orzo pasta. Brilliant! It was so incredibly good. Silky and savory like our sopa seca de fideo angel hair dish, but with little rice-shaped orzo pasta. The browning of the orzo adds a toasty nutty flavor to the pasta. Continue reading “One Pot Chicken and Orzo” » Source: One Pot Chicken…

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