Ratatouille


Yes, I thought it was a movie too.  That shows home much of a “not-a-cook” I really am, right?  Well here is another recipe from my class at Cook that proved to me it was first a chunky type of soup not the name of a rat. Check out my others ones here. Ingredients: 1 clove … Continue reading Ratatouille

Basic Vegetable Quiche


From Swiss chard season (early summer) to winter squash season (late fall) this is always a hit at our pot-lucks. We have included two easy pastry recipes and have only tested this with homemade pastry in standard 9-inch glass or enamel pie plates. If you want to use commercial 9-inch frozen crusts, choose deep-dish and … Continue reading Basic Vegetable Quiche

Tortilla Soup


3 roma tomatoes, halved ½ large carrot, peeled ¼ ripe avocado, peeled 2 – ½” x ½” cubes jalapeño jack cheese or sharp cheddar, optional 2 layers of quartered onion, approx. 2 Tbsp 4 sprigs of cilantro ½ tsp garlic salt ¼ tsp ground black pepper 2 Tbsp taco seasoning 2 cups hot water Optional … Continue reading Tortilla Soup

Mulligatawny Soup


Base Ingredients: Masoor Dal (red lentils) or Toor Dal (split pigeon dal) MUST BE WASHED Potatoes Carrots Tomatoes Lime Tamarind concentrate Coconut milk Madras Curry Powder (Priya brand is the best) Other Ingredients: 2 red onions (diced) 3 cloves of garlic 2” ginger 2 potatoes (diced) 3 tomatoes (diced) 4 carrots (diced) On Flame 2 … Continue reading Mulligatawny Soup

Palak Paneer


Ingredients                         2 lbs Frozen spinach1 tbsp chana dal soaked in water for about an hour1 onion diced1 onion chopped2 tomatoes chopped1 inch ginger1 garlic clove1 Green chili1 tsp garam masala1 tbsp oil1 tsp Cumin200 gms paneer cubed and shallow fried2 Tbsp heavy cream (optional)Few drops of lime juice 1) In a pressure cooker add … Continue reading Palak Paneer