Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The list of what we can eat gets smaller and smaller

Well we've seen Food Inc and now the places and things we can eat gets smaller and smaller. This week there were big fat beautiful asparagus spears and beautiful escarole.

The escarole went into a pot of white beans -- of which the leftover were turned into a dip.

Refrigerator bingo pasta sauce was bok-choy, pear, and sweet potatoes in a sauce based on roasted red peppers.

Apple- cheese grilled sandwiches with a relish of green olives, green garlic and capers.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

The garabnzo bean and me

Garbanzo beans are one of the super foods and I have seen a number of recipes for a roasted, flavored bean as a snack.

Tried and not a fan. They look tempting but taste like flavored dust. The search for the healthy snack continues