Side Dishes

When There’s no Food in the House…Make Tortillas!

The other day, lunchtime was approaching and I had no food in the house.  Look at my sad, nearly-empty refrigerator!   It was Friday and I was determined to make it to my usual Saturday shopping trip to buy groceries again.  I’ve been trying hard to stick to a strict grocery budget and those in-between…

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Colleen Week: Day 6 (Butternut Squash Risotto)

This will be my 6th and final post in this week’s series, as I have run out of ingredients and we ended up having leftovers one night!  (For those of you just joining me, I have been cooking exclusively from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.) I love risotto.  I have been making one,…

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Vegan Bread Stuffing

Oh my!  I had high hopes for this stuffing recipe, and it tasted good to me when it first came out of the oven!  But then I tried my mom’s delicious stuffing on Thanksgiving and new that this one had to be classified as an epic fail.  I threw the rest of it in the…

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower, and Rice and Beans

Oven Roasted Cauliflower I think vegetables get a bad rap.  People eat them because they should;  they know that veggies are good for them so they dutifully choke them down so they can get to the “good stuff” in the meal.  Or worse…they don’t eat them.  They tell people, “oh, I don’t like vegetables.” And…

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