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Blistered String Beans With Miso

I love anything with miso and it is an added heath benefit that miso is fermented. I think red miso is the most favorable but white miso may also be used here. I served this with grilled lamb chops but these beans would go well with chicken too. And they […]


Sausage & Peppers Mama Soprano Style

I haven’t bogged in about a year. My puppy, a double doodle named Ozzy, was born last October 5th. He just turned one year old and is still A LOT of WORK! Then we spur-of-the moment bought a new house, a major semi-fixer-upper and that has taken lots of time […]


Polenta with Mushrooms

This recipe was inspired by  a Gwyneth Paltrow. I love all of her books and rely on them for healthy and delicious recipes. I made this as an entree but it would be a good side dish too. I used a variety of mushrooms: Brown Clamshell, Velvet Piopini and Trumpet […]

Appetizers, Vegetables

Marinated Mushrooms

The first time I had these mushrooms I couldn’t believe how good they were. My mother-in-law told me she made them and of course, I had to have the recipe. Her mother-in-law taught her how to make them, so I call them mother-in-law mushrooms. They are probably our favorite appetizer […]