Showing posts from December, 2010

Vegetarian Lasagna Meat Eaters Will Love

For christmas I made a vegetarian lasagna that impressed my meat eating family members. We had that, some modified grands biscuits, and several ready to bake chocolate chip cookies. The lasagna was pretty traditional. Tomato, ricotta, mozzarella. With a few interesting addtions. The biscuits made a nice accompaniment when laced with fresh basil and some garlic. The cookies. They go with everything. First, the vegetarian lasagna recipes. Biscuit augmentation follows. Ingredients One box no boil lasagna noodles 1 1/2 jars tomato sauce 1/2 cup frozen spinach 5 cloves garlic chopped Small ricotta cheese container 1 cup shredded mozzarella (shredded fresh tastes better) 1 large can black beans 1 small jar oil marinated artichoke hearts (minced small) 1/2 cup yellow corn niblets several teaspoons olive oil bunch fresh basil salt and pepper Begin by sauteing your frozen spinach in a little bit of olive oil. after it has cooked for about five minutes add about 3 cloves min

Creamy Vegetarian Pasta

Here's a simple and quick vegetarian recipe. It's lacto-vegetarian. It only uses milk. It tastes really creamy and hearty, is easy to prepare and best of all, very inexpensive. 1 can Campbell's Cream of Asparagus Soup (or similar vegetarian cream of asparagus soup) 1 soup can worth of low fat animal friendly milk 1/2 a box of pasta 6 cloves roughly chopped garlic 2 tbls spicy mustard 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder 2 tsp pepper 1 tsp olive oil 1/4 cup frozen carrots 1/3 cup frozen broccoli Cook pasta according to package directions. Cook til not quite done though. Drain and set aside in a storage container to keep warm. Use a container big enough to store the entire dish in when you're done. Add pasta pot back to warm burner and set to medium. Add soup and milk and bring to a strong simmer. Add frozen veg and continue to simmer five minutes more. Stirring occasionally. Add pasta back to soup/veg pot. Adding slowly to thoroughly combine. Also add chop

Sarah Palin and Kate Gosselin Conspiracy

Sarah Palin's Alaska visited by Kate Gosselin and her brood. Kate has a meltdown. The kids loved it. Sarah and her children are wonderful. Was it all just a set up to make Palin look good? There's no way Kate could look any worse. So why not advance the other? TLC is evil. Pure evil. Fox News seems to have made a new friend.