Sometimes, things just come together in my head and in the kitchen. I have been eating slightly differently lately (more about that in another post) and was trying to figure out how to make lasagna without tomato sauce. For some reason, I remembered my creamy mushroom gravy, which is so delicious I have made it […]
Have you eaten much wild rice? I tend to think of it only in the fall as part of Thanksgiving, but it’s a wonderful grain to use year-round. Wild rice isn’t rice at all, but its own species of grass that grows in rivers and swamps in upper North America. According to Wikipedia, “wild rice […]
I saw a recipe for spicy basil-beef salad in Cooking Light and thought, Hmmm… I need to renovate that. This is different enough, in both method and meatless, that I’ll say it’s “inspired by” their recipe. Fresh and tasty, perfect for a hot summer’s Meatless Monday.