In Appreciation of… Belgian Endive
In its raw form, with its clean, crisp flavor and boat-like shape, this little finger-sized leaf is a perfect delivery device for richer foods.
Lemon-Dill Zucchini Ribbons Pair Perfectly with a Giant Ribeye
This light and bright side dish is a winner! It has cherry tomatoes for color and pop, garlic for a savory punch, lemon zest for, well, zestiness, and dill to balance everything. Plus a dollop of creme fraiche.
The world already has enough conflict, strife and confusion; we don’t need beets to go around claiming that they can become pizza crust.
Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise
The crunch of the broccoli, smooth and earthy taste of the egg, and the tart, silky hollandaise come together beautifully in this salad.
Time Travel in the Produce Section (a poem)
A vignette in the produce section inspired a poem about dads and daughters.
Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater
Even a broccoli-hater will eat this salad. Guaranteed. (Hint: it’s the bacon!)
Haiku: Dinner Prep Still Life
The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins
The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.
I Hate Beets (Haiku and Rant for NaHaiWriMo)
Haiku and confessions of a beet-hater with friends who keep trying to like them.
Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing
Root vegetables are crunchy superstars when paired with the tangy Balsamic Honey Dijon dressing: a healthy, high-fiber salad.
Fruit Salad Slaw (not as weird as it sounds)
A delicious slaw even the vegetable-hating Glover Gardens Grill-Meister will eat.
Call This Baby (Carrot) Ugly
Baby carrots are a sham! Read all about it and check out this stunning recipe for undoctored carrots.
Found Recipe: A New Holiday Sweet Potato Favorite
Sweet Potato Stacks from Cooking Light are worthy of status as a holiday classic.
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin
Simple Autumn Side: Baked Acorn Squash
It’s a beautiful Saturday morning here in Southeast Texas, and we’re headed out to the Farmers’ Market to see what bounty it holds for us. A recent trek yielded acorn squash, which resulted in a marvelous side dish for roast chicken. So delicious, even the […]
Glover Gardens Radishes with Pesto-Butter and Coarse Sea Salt
Pot Luck Perfect: In-the-Moment Lentil Soup
European colleagues of mine took potluck to a new level when they invaded my kitchen and created a marvelous vegan lentil soup.
Grilled Asparagus Our Way
A side dish we love-love-love here at Glover Gardens is grilled asparagus. Not just any grilled asparagus, grilled asparagus our way. That means lots of lemon, lots of garlic, and lots of olive oil to coat those delightful, al denté spears of love.