Category: Food

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food: Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food: Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant is hearty and meaty with enough protein to make a nutritious meal. This Eggplant Parmesan recipe is a go-to vegetarian meal option. It has a comfort food quality that makes it a safe bet for brunch or buffet style meals. Like your Eggplant Parmesan Read More

Ratatouille and Shrimp Over Penne Pasta

Ratatouille and Shrimp Over Penne Pasta

Enjoy the last hurrah of those end of the harvest seasonal garden veggies by combining our pre-prepared rough cut Ratatouille with fresh shrimp and serving it over Penne Pasta to make an elegant and colorful presentation of flavorful basics that is easy enough for a Read More

Smoothie Recipe: Vanilla Bean Kale Matcha Morning Smoothie

Smoothie Recipe: Vanilla Bean Kale Matcha Morning Smoothie

A sure-fire way to get you going in the morning, this tasty but nutritious smoothie recipe combines coconut and almonds with some very necessary morning caffeine, and the sweetness of the vanilla and honey takes the vegal taste out of the kale. The texture of Read More

Zoodle Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Pepperoni

Zoodle Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Pepperoni

Zoodles are a healthy alternative to traditional pasta, and a good spiralizer can make a fresh and healthy meal fast. This recipe is a quick and colorful meal that is easy to make. You will need to buy zoodles at the store, or ideally, make Read More

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

This go-to breakfast or brunch muffin recipe fits in well with the colors and flavors of fall. Fresh cranberries are often available in late summer and around Thanksgiving and freeze well for making this recipe any time of year.  This muffin recipe is very loosely adapted from The Williams-Sonoma Baking Book (Oxmoor House, 2009). I like to add a simple glaze with a bit of extra orange extract or orange juice for an extra tangy kick of citrus flavor.

Shredded Beet and Carrot Salad Recipe

Shredded Beet and Carrot Salad Recipe

Need a recipe for the last of the end-of-season veggies? This recipe contains some variety from the typical mid-summer salad fare. The carrots and beets work on their own, or incorporate wonderfully mixed into a green salad.  Carrots and beets always seem to be in the Read More

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup recipe on Quite A Kitchen

Appetizer: Stuffed Scallop on a Half Shell

Appetizer: Stuffed Scallop on a Half Shell

Stuffed Scallops are a classic appetizer that is easy to make and lends a sophisticated nod to a dinner. Serve them plated on a half shell or if you dont have shells, use oven proof ramekins or little enamel cast iron au gratin dishes. Want a less Read More

Ways to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob

Ways to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob

Nothing says summer like corn on the cob, especially fresh ears from the farm with the husks still on. Here is the step-by-step way to cook or grill corn to best bring out the fresh flavor, along with a few ways to season it, including Read More

Make Zoodles Actually Like Pasta with the Nunewares 4-Blade Spiralizer

Make Zoodles Actually Like Pasta with the Nunewares 4-Blade Spiralizer

As popular as Zoodles are, few spiralizers can deliver a realistic pasta substitute in terms of veggie noodle size and cut. Spiralizers are a pain to clean and tend to require lots of elbow grease to create a zoodle spiral. The Nunewares 4-Blade Spiralizer is Read More