Tag Archives: pine nuts

Brussels Sprouts: Recipes & Cooking Tips

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love brussels sprouts, but this has not always been so. When I was a child, I got a stomach flu and puked all over my bed; what came out was … Continue reading

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Amaranth Porridge with Dates, Apricots & Pine Nuts

By Cat, March 16, 2016 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 2. Soaking, Sprouting & Working with Grains, Nuts, Legumes & Seeds; Amaranth seeds, like quinoa, are used a pseudo grain, and are gaining popularity as more … Continue reading

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Orzo-Stuffed Tomatoes with Pine Nuts

By Cat, March 2013 (Photo, right, from Gourmet Sleuth (1)) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; 4, Nuts (About) Orzo is an interesting pasta common in Greek dishes; it’s name means barley in Italian. It is debated whether it was originally made from … Continue reading

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Spinach & Ricotta Pappardelle, with Basil Variation

By Cat, Dec 2008; updated Feb & July 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Casseroles Menu; 2. Vegetarian Menu; 3. Mediterranean Menu; 4. Rich Tomato Sauce with Sage or Basil; 5. Baked Manicotti; 6. Pasta (About) Includes: 1. Spinach and Ricotta Pappardelle; 2. Spinach, Basil & … Continue reading

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Lebanese Spinach Pie

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie); 2. Middle Eastern Meza Menu; 3. Savory Tarts, Pies Menu; 4. EthnicFoods Menu; 5. Wheat/Spelt Yogurt Pie Crust; 6. Soaking & sprouting grains; Other Sites: Greg Patent’s Greek Greens Pie (6), which uses a … Continue reading

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Cobb Salad

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, attributed to “Fir0002/Flagstaffotos” on Wikimedia Commons) The Cobb is one of my favorite salads, and it makes a great presentation for a buffet or luncheon. Typically, each ingredient has it’s own position on the salad plate; … Continue reading

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Italian Cheesecake (Torta di Ricotta)

By Cat, Jun 2014 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Using a Springform Pan, and an Alternative; 2. Cakes & Tortes Menu Most cheesecakes are made with cream cheese, but recipes using cottage cheese or ricotta are also found. This Italian … Continue reading

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Cabbage Rolls (Golabki or Golubtsy) Stuffed with Rice & Mushrooms

By Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Rice, Lamb & Pork, with Tomato & Sour Cream Sauce (Eastern-European); 2. Middle Eastern Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Chickpeas & Bulgur; 3. Middle Eastern Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with … Continue reading

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Soupe au Pistou (2 Versions)

By Cat, June 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Soupe au Pistou (2 Versions) See also: 1. Braised Spinach with Chickpeas, Spanish-Style; 2. Chickpea (Garbanzo) & Spinach Casserole; 3. Homemade Tomato Paste (For Canning, Freezing, Refrigeration); 4. Beans & Other Legumes: Soaking & Sprouting; 5. Vegetarian & Bean Menu This is … Continue reading

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Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

by Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Lebanese Spinach Pie; 2. Savory Tarts, Pies Menu; 3. Vegetarian & Bean Menu; 4. EthnicFoods Menu; NOTE: Lebanese Spinach Pie has been moved to its new link See also Greg Patent’s website for a different take … Continue reading

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