Tomato Vodka Soup

Serves 8 2 tablespoons freshly rendered lard (I use olive oil) 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed (to taste) 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and chopped 15 large, very ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped (about 18 cups or a little over 1 gallon) 4 tablespoons Hungarian...

Spaghetti Squash Gratin

 Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash salt and pepper 1 cup sour cream (can use lowfat or fat free to keep fat down) 1/4 cup freshly chopped green onions 1/4 cup Romano cheese, shredded (or powdered parm cheese) Directions Cook spaghetti squash by cutting in half, placing...

Kale Market Salad

from www.101cookbooks.com Lacinato kale is my variety of choice here. Green Garlic Dressing: 2 stalks green garlic (or scallions), rinsed and chopped (~1/4 cup) 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, plus more to taste 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup / 80 ml extra...

Tri-color Orzo Pasta Salad

1 lb. orzo pasta 3 TBS EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) plus 1/4 cup 2 cups fresh arugula – roughly chopped 3/4 cup feta cheese 1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries – roughly chopped 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (or nuts of your choice) 3 TBS lemon juice 1 1/2...

Rhubarb and Rosewater Syrup

From www.101cookbooks.com This, my friends, is how you want to use that rhubarb you’ve been seeing at the market lately. It’s a syrup, sure, but I’d venture to guess it’s a syrup unlike any you’ve tasted. It has a lot going on, tartness...