Pasta Primavera

This recipe looks kind of long, but it’s not complicated.  It just has a lot of steps because each vegetable has to be lightly cooked on its own, then they all get added to the pasta and sauce.  That way they keep their firmness instead of getting overcooked and soggy.  Vibrant vegetables, and the basil,…

Taco Bar

To set up a taco bar where everybody can construct their own tacos, just the way they like them: Choose two or three fillings.  We made the beef filling from our Taco Salad recipe, in 2 versions: ground beef and veggie ground round; and a spicy baked fish. Choose some tacos.  We used cornmeal and…

Spicy baked fish for tacos

  Kitchen equipment Large baking sheet parchment paper measuring spoons pastry brush small bowl fork Ingredients 4 to 6 fish fillets (we used cod & salmon, because they were on sale, but other types would also work well: haddock, halibut, tilapia, etc.) about 1 Tbs high-heat oil, like avocado or grapeseed 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2…

Electra’s Leek & Feta Pie

This is sort of a crustless Greek quiche, loaded with cheese.  It’s rich and flavourful, delicious served warm or room temperature. Makes 4 servings Kitchen equipment 23cm/9 in round springform pan (or 8 X 8 in casserole dish) Cutting board, cutting knife Metal spatula, rubber spatula Wire whisk Wooden stirring spoon Large mixing bowl Measuring…

Sweet Potato Mac ’n’ Cheese

Nigella says this is the best macaroni cheese she’s ever eaten.  It disappeared pretty quickly at Supper Club. serves 6 Kitchen Equipment Large pot, with lid Kitchen scale Slotted spoon Fork or potato masher Sieve or colander Medium mixing bowl 9 X 11 baking dish Measuring spoons Rubber spatula Vegetable peeler Ingredients 500 grams sweet potatoes…