Great potluck dish for hot weather - no mayo, and enjoyed by all, even non-vegetarians. For a party, buy the large frozen tortellini available at grocery stores, and increase the quantities of all other ingredients. From one of my favorite healthy cookbooks, 'Eat, Shrink and Be Merry.'
Adapted from Deb Perelman's wonderful 'The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook'. Bagels and cream cheese make me reminisce about Collegetown Bagels in Ithaca, New York; I rarely enjoy them now because of the carbs/calories, but found this casserole to be worth it. Gooey on the bottom, crusty on top - yum. The prep and cook times do not include overnight chilling,
Tasty side dish or vegetarian entree, adapted from 'Eat Your Vegetables'. There are several recipes on Food.com for the Za'atar spice mix, or you can purchase it at spice shops (I bought it at www.savoryspiceshop.com).
Possibly my favorite appetizer that I've posted on Food.com! You can substitute quail eggs to create elegant and impressive cocktail party bites. Adapted from a recipe by Joe Yonan. Cook time is chill time.
Adapted from 'The Guestbook' by Andrea Hurst. Perfect to make at the beginning of the week, then heat up a slice for breakfast each morning. Getting your 7-10 daily servings of veggies is easier if you start early!
I was intrigued when I saw this recipe from Diane Sanfilippo...pancakes without flour? I kept flour within reach when I made them - just in case the batter didn't stick together, but it did, and we actually preferred these to regular pancakes. They are moister, like pumpkin pie!
Drink your cookie...a mini adult or kid-friendly milkshake! Serve to your favorite cookie monster with a miniature chocolate chip cookie for dunking.
Created for the 2012 Zaar World Tour in the OM NOM NOM cookie monster spirit of AlainaF, Charmie777, CJAY, ElleFirebrand, FLKeysJen, JackieOhNo! JustLori, Mikekey and Random Rachel.
Partridges in the style of Philip II, who is considered by the Spanish people as their greatest king. Because partridges are pricey, the author tried this with whole chicken breasts and said it is still elegant enough for the most important company. From "The Art of Spanish Cooking."
A merienda is a kind of high tea, common throughout Spain, taken between 5 and 6 p.m. In the provinces of the Basque country, according to "The Classic Cooking of Spain," ardangozatza is a drink that is typically enjoyed throughout the meal.
According to "The Art of Spanish Cooking" where I found this recipe, sherry does miraculous things to orange juice. In the USA, this drink is called a Spanish screwdriver. In Spain, a dry sherry would be used, but sweeter types are also good. Any convenient proportions can be used, and a combination of orange juice and soda can be substituted for the juice.
Also called jhalfarazie or jalfrezi, this is a method of using up leftovers. Some cooks prefer to use at least two kinds of meat and fish. From "Indian & Chinese Cooking from the Himalayan Rim," by Copeland Marks.