Tourlou Tourlou (Greek Baked Vegetables)

A New Master Recipe The Recipe: Tourlou Tourlou may be a tongue twister – I dare you, try saying it five times in a row – but it's also a real tongue pleaser. Tourlou Tourlou is a big pile of different vegetables, cooked all together Greek-style for a long time – would you believe two hours? With such a long time in the oven, the vegetables take on a roasted quality, just better. Now, you know that the "veggie evangelist" – that's me – loves nearly all vegetables. But Tourlou Tourlou is something quite special, I hope you love it half as much as I do. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ Serendipity Strikes! If ever there’s a story of vegetable serendipity, this is it. Back in 2012, I wrote a story for my restaurant-recipe column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that featured Olympia, a long-time favorite Greek restaurant here in St. Louis. Back in the kitchen, I spied a couple of prep cooks chopping huge piles of vegetables. T

Rhubarb Custard Pie

My very first rhubarb pie recipe, bites of tart red rhubarb baked with a delicate custard, a rustic, country pie. Rhubarb Pie, Made from Scratch. Real Food, Fresh & Family-Tested. A Summer Classic. Budget Friendly. Potluck & Party Friendly.

Savory Cauliflower Cake

Adventurous cooks, here's a challenge, a cake that's savory not sweet, in fact, it's entirely sugar free and thus more bread-ish than cake-ish. It's strewn with creamy bits of soft cauliflower with a touch of parmesan, extra-pretty in appearance with a moist and sturdy crumb. If you're looking for a savory breakfast bread that's a little bit different but also works throughout the day , this would be an excellent choice for a Mother's Day brunch, a summer meal, a Meatless Monday, even a park-bench picnic. Challenge accepted? Read on! A Bakery-Style Savory Cake, Made from Scratch At Home. Sugar Free, No Added Sugar. Whole Food, Fresh & Inventive. Fun Picnic Food. A Pretty, Even Dramatic Appearance. Budget Friendly. How to Feed a Crowd. Potluck & Party & Picnic Friendly. Vegetarian.

Mexican Chicken Salad

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo (or, y'know, a weeknight supper allllll summer long), a "Mexican" chicken salad, just cooked chicken tossed in a lime and yogurt vinaigrette with healthy black beans, jicama, corn and tomatoes. It's easy, it's tasty and the jicama gives the salad great "crunch". If you're new to jicama, you'll want to check out Vegetables 101: What Is Jicama? You'll be glad you did! Low Carb. High Protein. Weight Watchers Friendly. Weeknight Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Inexpensive. Quick to the Table. What're you waiting for?! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ This recipe is so quick and easy that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes published every summer since 2009. Watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long! With a free e-mail subscription , you'll never miss a one! Chicken, the Culinary Chameleon My favorite just-turned-twelve-year old has a caut