Side Dish Recipes
POSTED: June 24, 2013
Thank you, thank you Mark Bittman. He often suggests a basic recipe that can be easily modified in a variety of ways to suit the seasonal availability of vegetables and taste. These vegetable fritters turned out to be a great way to use some lunkers I found in my garden.
POSTED: April 06, 2011
Out of town away from my usual farmers markets, I was cruising in a grocery store vegetable department. The sweet potatoes spoke to me but what I thought were “yams” were silent. Confused as to which was which, I bought sweet potatoes and headed to my laptop. What I had [...]
POSTED: November 19, 2010
The more I talk to different groups of people, the more I hear about the importance of making cooking good food easy to do. For a recent brown rice revelation, I parboiled it then finished it in the oven. At least one person pointed out I wasn’t being [...]
POSTED: October 18, 2010
You can celebrate fall with this recipe and use any squash, root vegetable, or sweet potatoes instead of broccoli. This is one of those simple roast, simmer, drain and toss recipes. Nothing fancy.
Roasted Broccoli and Farro Salad
3/4 cup farro*
1 head broccoli*
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil*
1/4 cup crumbled feta [...]
POSTED: July 08, 2010
Recently I had the privilege to participate in a mini-Iron chef cookoff with a colleague, Dr. Juan Guerra, an OB-Gyn physician with The Permanente Medical Group at the Oakland Medical Center. Juan was one of the founders of our Latino module created to better serve this group of members. As [...]