Tag: brussels sprouts

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Roasted Winter Vegetable Salad With Apple Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Winter is a wonderful time. Earthy, hearty, beautiful root vegetables are in abundance. But what to do with them?  I say roast them. I love slightly browned roasted vegetables lightly toasted in olive oil. Straight-up, as a side dish or here, mixed together in a […]

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Maple Bacon, Garlic And Thyme

It appears I just can’t get enough of these guys.  I think I am drawn to Brussels sprouts because of their strong flavor and the ease of roasting them in the oven. They are a go-to for me during holiday time. I love a great […]

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Boy did I hate Brussels sprouts when I was a kid.  To my six-year-old self, these were an odd-looking vegetable not meant for human consumption.  Kudos to my parent, the Brussels sprouts kept returning and eventually, I learned to like them.  Now, older and wiser, […]

Cheese Makes Everything Better

Cheese Makes Everything Better

I discovered Cotija cheese several years ago when I hosted my husband’s 40th birthday party, which had a Mexican theme and was catered by Tacolicious, a fantastic California-style taqueria in San Francisco.  Cotija has become a staple in my house ever since.  Cotija is a cow’s […]