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Homestyle Vegetable Pot Pie

Homestyle Vegetable Pot Pie

Homemade vegetarian pot pie with potatoes, carrots, onion, celery, peas, corn, and green beans. A hearty meal with double-crust pastry and flavorful filling with a homemade cream sauce (no condensed soup required). Serves 8. Freezes easily and great for make-ahead. Vegetarian (dairy).

Easy Vegetable Ratatouille

Easy Vegetable Ratatouille

Last summer we belonged to a local farm CSA. I loved having a surprise of fresh veggies every other week. Some new to me items and some familiar favorites showed up. One thing that kept showing up was a variety of eggplants. And while I’m 

Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Gourmet pasta sauce at home with only a few ingredients? Yes, please! This sauce is simple, delicious and full of flavor 🙂 It’s lighter than a cheese sauce and stands out among basic tomato based sauces. It pairs perfectly with stuffed ravioli and it complements 

California Citrus Salad

California Citrus Salad

Every year near Christmas, my grandmother gifts me a huge box of grapefruit and oranges she bought to support the local high school Future Farmers of America. I love any and all citrus fruits and Grandma Ree knows this–so she buys a very large box 

Butternut Squash Lasagna Rolls with Maple Cream Sauce

Butternut Squash Lasagna Rolls with Maple Cream Sauce

Fair warning, this is a recipe that make even the pickiest vegetable eater love butternut squash. My version of Lean Cuisine’s Butternut Squash Ravioli has everything a layered or stuffed vegetable pasta should (cheesy, hearty filling) with a lightly sweetened cream sauce. It’s vegetarian but 

Pumpkin Parmesan Cream Sauce

Pumpkin Parmesan Cream Sauce

Yesterday I shared my basic pumpkin puree and now I’m sharing some ways to enjoy your homesteading efforts. This pasta sauce is creamy, flavorful and different. Good different—not a standard Italian night dinner and not something you’ll find on many menus. It combines two of the 

Creamy Cauliflower Gratin

Creamy Cauliflower Gratin

Sometimes you just need something different to do with a cauliflower than mash it or steam it. This dish is gooey, comforting and vegetarian and I’m sure even non-cauliflower fans would like it because it’s topped with cheese. Who doesn’t like to find ways to 

Carne Asada Fries

Carne Asada Fries

When you’re missing the beaches in San Diego (and being able to buy Carne Asada fries from the beach cafe for about $3), you make this classic combo of meat + potatoes with a California twist. Carne Asada Fries are the best street food! They 

Alfredo Sauce with Cream Cheese

Alfredo Sauce with Cream Cheese

Flavorful Alfredo sauce made with cream cheese. Ready in under 30 minutes and easy to make any night of the week. Vegetarian.