Thursday, August 16, 2012
COMPANY MEALS AND GARDEN TREATS
I'm sorry that I haven't blogged at all for a couple of weeks-- I've had lots of company, and it was great fun-- granddaughters galore (6 of them), and one lone 8-yr-old grandson whom I don't see enough; two grown-up daughters; my son and a stepson in and out; and a friend or two.
Here's some dishes we ate--with links to most of the recipes (besides ALOT of fruit!)...
A pile of yellow pattypan squash from our garden became..
One day for lunch we tried an inspired veggie hot dog recipe from my friend and fellow cookbook author, Betsy DiJulio-- Oh My “Dog”!: Vegan Thai “Not” Dogs with Asian Kale Slaw, Chili-Lime Mayo, Cilantro and Cashews -- and they were a big hit!
For our last company dinner, we had some of my husband's yummy homemade bread:
A colorful fruit salad and...
And for dinner:
Quinoa and Smoked Tofu Salad (The recipe is from Eating Well magazine and online here-- I didn't have any cucumber, so I used radishes and some red bell pepper, and I used My Mother's Lemon Salad Dressing [x2] instead of theirs.)
Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes with Creamy Lemon-Agave Dressing from my blog.
I'll be writing again soon!