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Category: Vegetables

Beets with Olive Oil and Red Wine Vinegar

sliced beets with olive oil and red wine vinegar

Preparation Time: 10minCooking Time: 20minNumber of Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp Pepper, black  0.52 cup slices Beets, boiled  1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil  1 tbsp Regina Fine Red Wine Vinegar  1 tsp Salt  Directions The biggest thing to be aware of when cooking beets is that they can bleed. […]

Brining Beans With Baking Soda: An Investigation

red beans

Soaking beans in a solution of salt and baking soda yields creamy, cooked beans in less time. There’s a whole wide world of beans out there, from broad and flat fava beans to small,  curvaceous pintos. The variation in beans is obvious in both their many shapes and in their […]

Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Honey garlic butter carrots

Honey garlic butter roasted carrots are the best side dish to add to your dinner table! Oven-roasted carrots are incredibly delicious with just a little garlic and olive oil, but these Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots take them to a whole new level! Buttery, tender carrots roasted with the best honey […]

How to Make a Traditional Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille in a cast iron pan

Learn How to Make a Classic Traditional Recipe loaded with squash, eggplant, onion, tomato, peppers & herbs that is absolutely delicious! Prep Time: 30 minsCook Time: 45 minsServings: 8Cuisine: FrenchCourse: Side dish Ingredients 28 ounces of crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves 2 thinly sliced zucchini 2 thinly sliced yellow squashes 2 thinly sliced eggplant 2 thinly sliced tomatoes 2 seeded […]

Artichoke Stew With Lemon and Dill

Artichokes "City Style"

Prep: 20 minsCook: 45 minsTotal: 65 minsServings: 4 to 6 servings Greeks refer to the former Constantinople as “The City” (polis) and to the style and flavours of the cooking that emerged from there as “of the city” or “city-style.” (a la polita). Aginares a la Polita or Artichokes City-Style is a vegetarian stew with artichokes, […]

Imam Bayildi

Imam Baldi

Imam bayildi is a baked Turkish dish – though often seen on menus throughout Greece – consisting of eggplant, tomatoes, garlic, herbs and olive oil. Serve as a vegetarian main dish or as a side dish with chicken, beef or seafood. Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 45 minutesTotal Time: 55 […]

Garlic Roasted Carrots

garlic roasted carrots

Cook Time: 25 minYield: 4 to 6 servings As with most winter vegetables, roasting carrots will sweeten and intensify their flavor as moisture escapes and they shrink. Any carrots will do for this dish, but I prefer large storage carrots. Coated first with olive oil, they will caramelize beautifully, along with the […]