Pickled Cauliflower

Pickled Cauliflower

Pickled Cauliflower

I had a large head of cauliflower and wanted to make another cauliflower mash but we’d had that recently.  I might be obsessed with that dish but my P.S. is not.  In the back of my mind I remembered the pickled beets I’d made with a quick pickle recipe last summer and wondered if I could pickle cauliflower as well.  Just a quick pickling, overnight, should work for cauliflower too.  They would be a nice, chilled side dish! Continue reading

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Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

Veggie Tray Mash

I previously posted on my efforts to use up the fresh vegetables leftover from a graduation party my sister Linda hosted for their son, Jesse.  I’d cut up about 4000 vegetables and there were so many leftover she sent a gallon zippered bag home with me.  We ate them for several days but eventually had to cry “uncle”.  I discarded the cucumber slices and snow peas because they were no longer fresh. Continue reading

Coconut Cauliflower Soup with Ginger and Turmeric

Coconut Cauliflower Soup with Ginger and Turmeric

Coconut Cauliflower Soup with Ginger and Turmeric

My P.S. pointed out this recipe in a Sunday paper Parade Magazine.  He knows I’m a soup maniac and making soup with coconut milk is one of my ways to deal with my lactose intolerance.  The milk doesn’t really taste like coconut much which is good as I don’t like coconut much!  But a soup full of cauliflower and other vegetables seasoned with turmeric and ginger was a must! Continue reading