Beet Greens, Bacon and Zucchini Stir Fry

Beet Greens and Bacon Stir Fry

Beet Greens and Bacon Stir Fry

This is one of my favorite fresh vegetable concoctions.  I threw together several fresh seasonal vegetables with bacon, added cheese and it was delicious.  Sometimes I just have to wing it and surprise myself.  Hopefully the result will turn out tasty, but we’re not fussy.  We like our vegetables.  My P.S. is the one who prefers some kind of meat with the veggies. Continue reading

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Avocado Crostini with Tomato Garnish

Avocado Mash Crostini with Tomato Relish

Avocado Mash Crostini with Tomato Relish

In the bread man’s castle there is often such an over-abundance of bread that I’m challenged to find ways to use it.  You can eat just so much toast and so many sandwiches!   This day I was in the mood for some avocado mash on toast.  I eat that often enough when I’m tired of sandwich meat or eggs.  I simply mash the avocado, spread it on the toast, add salt and pepper and devour.  But I wanted pretty little toasts.  Crostini! Continue reading

Rice Goulash

Rice Goulash

Rice Goulash

Whether you call it goulash, American Chop Suey or just hamburger hotdish, it all has one aim: comfort food.  Here in the castle I raised my kids on the mixture of various types of pasta, ground beef and tomatoes of some kind.  I might add a sprinkle of garlic powder and salt and pepper but I didn’t use any other seasonings.  The kids devoured it with a side of green beans or corn.  Life was simple. Continue reading