Stir-Fried Oyster Mushrooms

14. December 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
Oyster mushrooms are incredibly cheap in Chinatown. They’re usually white or of a light brown color and they look more like fans than the familiar capped mushrooms. You can add a little cornstarch when making the sauce to thicken it, but I left it out. I prefer thickening the sauce by simmering it until it ...

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

10. December 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
Sweet potatoes, or yam, are readily available in larger supermarkets. They’re very starchy with a hint of sweetness and make a great side dish with roasted chicken. Ingredients: half a pound of sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced salt, pepper, olive oil 1. Preheat oven to 350º. Toss and shake all the ingredients in a covered bowl. ...

Roasted Asparagus

08. December 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
Ingredients: 1 bundle of asparagus 1 garlic bulb, peeled and crushed salt, pepper, olive oil 1. Preheat oven to 350º. Toss and shake all the ingredients in a covered bowl. 2. Transfer to a shallow baking pan and roast until tender and a little wilted, about 30 minutes. Related post/s: Roasted Brussels sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

06. December 2003 Vegetables + Salads 0
If only more parents would roast Brussels sprouts, there’d be more children eating them. Ingredients: 2 pints of Brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed, halved 1 garlic bulb, peeled and crushed fresh thyme leaves salt, pepper, olive oil 1. Preheat oven to 350º. Toss and shake all the ingredients in a covered bowl. 2. Transfer to a ...

Meatball Soup with Watercress

26. November 2003 Pork, Vegetables + Salads 0
Meatballs are so easy and fun to make even with the least expensive ground pork available from your supermarket. They make this simple soup recipe chunkier and heartier. Ingredients: half a pound of ground pork 2 bunches of watercress, thoroughly washed 1 large carrot, finely chopped 2 stalks of celery, finely chopped chicken stock 1 ...