Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Category Archives: vegetarian

I DO know Jack Dip

Need something to bring to an impromptu party? Friends dropping by unexpectedly? Here is a great snack/ dip you can whip up in 5 minutes, tastes great and (aside from … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

With a little help from my freezer

Does this look like a frozen pizza? Well, it is, and it isn’t! I like to keep a frozen pizza in the freezer for a quick “emergency” situation. If I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

Wasabi Smashed Red Potatoes (Dijon, Parmesan alternatives)

Simple, simple, simple! Oh… Yes, and delicious!  Potatoes are so versatile, you can dress them up in so many ways. This is a nice way to add delicate flavor up … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Crazy Comfort

I just landed at our local airport after being in NYC for a while. I’m finally home and really want some “comfort” food, but it’s hot outside and I don’t … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Veggie-Oli Soup

This will be a great go to quick meal that is delicious. Inspired by a food magazine, it’s a new favorite of mine. It’s quick, because you use ready made … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tomato, Cucumber and Watermelon Gazpacho

It’s cucumber week! I have been craving the light crisp freshness of cucumbers lately and thanks to the latest edition of the Food Network Magazine, this recipe hit the spot. … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Almost Home-made Eggplant and Spinach “meat” sauce

Hmmm, looking at that title doesn’t exactly make your mouth water. Whenever you put the word meat in quotation marks doesn’t foster a rush to the tastebuds! However, in my … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

I grew sweet potatoes!!!

I’m amazed I grew something! Remember a while back when I planted those scraggly little plants? Well, I didn’t expect much really, since my brown thumb is in full force. … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Veggie Quinoa with Portobello and Avocado

It’s been hectic around here! This is my first post in quite some time. Our house is now up for sale, we’re back from a magnificent wedding in New York, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Oooh, we’re having a beige dinner (Long Grain and Wild Rice Stuffed Portobello with Tofu)

There IS a story behind this. Years ago, my sister Maddie invited our Mom, my husband, and I over to her place for dinner. I think it was hamburgers, baked … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Multi-National Salad

You may be wondering… Multi-National? Well, it’s got some southwest with the black beans, Cat 5  & avocado, some Greek with the Kalamata olives, and I couldn’t come up with … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Popeye Vegetable Soup

This is actually  more of a Tip than a recipe. If you want to really  kick up the nutrition and filling power of a ready-made or convenience food, without adding … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mirin Sunflower Veggie Medley with Sweet Potato Slices

Oh, so much is happening, and my concentration on food is somewhat scattered. I guess that’s most peoples’ situation these days. I’ve been eating vegan (except for about a tablespoon … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

It IS easy being green

Breakfast on the run! I had to get to a tennis lesson early this morning, and wanted something substantial and energizing,  but I’m still trying out Veganism. (is that even … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment