Vegetarian

As I sit here writing this post, I chuckle at how I suspect my friends will react when they see a vegan recipe coming through. You see, I come from a long line of meat eaters. Heck, I just went in with a couple of friends on a split-quarter of an organic, grass-fed cow. Yep, […]

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Frugal MacDougall’s Quiche

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Skyrocketing gas prices and escalating grocery costs have put getting more for a dollar top-of-mind for many consumers. Many Americans are tailoring their grocery shopping lists to ensure they get more bang for their buck. That means purchasing items that provide the best nutritional punch for their value. Luxury items like prepackaged or […]

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Grilled Veggie Pocket with Fresh Herb Pesto

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Summer is synonymous with outdoor picnics, barbeques and entertaining family and friends. This year, instead of grilling up the same barbeque staples, experiment with tapas-style recipes that are light and sensible and embrace the flavors of the season. Your guests will sure be satisfied by these, small, tasty and distinctive food choices. Tapas, […]

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Chili Rellenos

by Anne Papina on July 23, 2007

(ARA) – As summer festivities and cookouts get underway, you may want to add a twist to your entertaining. Consider throwing a fun-filled Mexican fiesta themed get-together. Traditional Mexican gatherings are abuzz with music, laughter and vibrant colors — and of course, no fiesta is complete without great food. To lessen the stress of party […]

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Potato Onion Flat Pie

by Anne Papina on October 6, 2004

This is fairly easy to make, not to mention it’s very easy on the budget too! Potato Onion Flat Pie   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 45 mins   Author: Anne Papina Serves: 6-8 Ingredients Filling 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups sliced red […]

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Grilled Vegetable Fajitas

by Anne Papina on October 6, 2004

Grilled Vegetable Fajitas   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 30 mins   Recipe type: Main Serves: 10 Ingredients 1 large eggplant, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 bell peppers, halved, deribbed, seeded, and cut into 1 inch squares 2 zucchinis cut into ½ inch cubes 1 red onion […]

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Quick Vegetable Stock

by Anne Papina on September 12, 2003

Use with Vegetarian Split Pea Soup!   Quick Vegetable Stock   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Author: Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone Recipe type: Soup Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 leeks, washed & coarsely chopped 2 med onions, peeled & coarsely […]

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Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

by Anne Papina on September 12, 2003

Almost an afterthought, I tossed some Mezzetta tamed jalapenos in this soup, and the resulting dish had an amazing flavor — definitely worth trying. Of course, some folks need to have a little meat in their split pea soup, and chopped prosciutto (served on the side) is just the right flavor and weight to blend […]

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Asparagus Frittata

by Anne Papina on March 4, 2003

This recipe is contributed by my cousin Kirk. Asparagus Frittata   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Author: Kirk Cheda Recipe type: Main Ingredients 1 12-oz bunch slender asparagus, rinsed and trimmed 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ cup sliced green onions ¼ cup diced seeded red […]

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Spicy Grilled Tofu

by Anne Papina on July 31, 1999

Spicy Grilled Tofu   Save Print Contributed with permission by the National Honey Board and ARA Content. Author: National Honey Board Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 14-ounce package. extra-firm tofu, drained and cut lengthwise into eight slices ½ cup fresh lime juice ⅓ cup honey ¼ cup soy sauce 2 teaspoons chili paste […]

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