Category Archive: Mains

Mancha Manteles – Yam and Black Beans with Plantain Tomato Sauce

I had a friend in town who has spent a lot of time in South and Central America, so this recipe is a mix of this one from Epicurious, and memory, and cocoa.… Continue reading

Slow-cooker Aduki Bean Soup

I cook all the time (clearly) so one would think if I soaked some beans I would find something to do with them before several days had passed and they were exploding out… Continue reading

Kale Avocado Salmon Salad

Another kale recipe – because when you search you never find just one! This recipe from Whole Foods was exciting because it meant an excuse to patronize the extensive serve-yourself fish market within… Continue reading

Tuna Tomato Pasta

I had half a can of fire-roasted tomatoes with green chilies, left over from the Roasted Eggplant Soup, and I had some GF pasta and a can of tuna. And I found this… Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant Tomato Soup

I found this Roasted Eggplant Soup recipe from Blogging Over Thyme, and decided I could pretty much make it from what I had on hand – although I desperately need to go grocery… Continue reading

Tamari Lime Tunafish

There are all these recipes out there that call for fresh tuna, but sometimes all I have is canned! Like today I found this recipe for Spicy Tuna Avocado Ceviche from The Perfect… Continue reading

Clam and Oyster Chowder

What to do on a less-than-summery day in Cape Cod? Make Clam Chowder! Traditionally you make it with flour and, apparently, with bacon. But based on the dietary restrictions at hand, we worked… Continue reading

Mango & Nectarine Chicken Tagine

My brother was in town visiting, and I had just found this recipe on Gojee for Plum & Nectarine Chicken Tagine which looked worthy. We followed it pretty closely, only I only had… Continue reading

Broccoli Tempeh

I’m actually going out of town at the end of the week (Greece, what?!) which means using up what’s in my fridge, including this tempeh that I bought forever ago but never used… Continue reading

Quinoa Cakes with Tahini Yogurt Dip

This was an amazing pairing of 2 great recipes. Perfect for dinner, lunch, parties, experimenting, or whatever. The quinoa cakes recipe, from Love and Olive Oil, was specifically recommended to me by a… Continue reading