Today I brought the ingredients to make Simply in Season's Broccoli Gratin to my mom's house for Sunday dinner. Imagine my surprise to arrive and discover that her main dish was very similar to this - she was making a broccoli/chicken bake. I decided to go ahead and make my side dish so that we ... Read More about Broccoli Gratin
Potlucks are funny. You never know what you're gonna get, which I guess is the point. There is a garbage disposal service in our area called "Potluck Pickup." At my old church, which had lots of older ladies, the potlucks were divine. At my current church, which is mostly 20 & 30 somethings, ... Read More about Broccoli Salad
I know, a BROCCOLI sandwich? This is another one of those Simply in Season recipes that made me think "you've got to be kidding me, Gladys in Pennsylvania. " But since I had a lot of broccoli from the farmer's market I thought why not give it a try. Besides, I needed something to go with the gingery ... Read More about Herbed Broccoli Sandwich
Over the past year I've grown to appreciate fresh ginger. Like garlic, the dried or jarred version just doesn't compare. Gingery Butternut Squash Soup from Simply in Season highlights fresh ginger, and is a simple soup to make on a rainy, chilly autumn afternoon. Simply chop 2 onions and mince ... Read More about Gingery Butternut Squash Soup
It's funny how your tastes change over time. A few years ago I had no idea what to do with greens. Now, I look for opportunities to incorporate them into the menu. Tonight is a great example. We had leftover red lentil curry to use up, so I made some rice. But I felt the need for green. So I made ... Read More about Mixed Greens Saute'