Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

The story begins in New York with a journalist, the author, who wants to expand his horizons and do some travelling and get out of the city. As he continued to travel to Savannah more and more frequently, he realized how much he loved being there and wanted to move there permanently.

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Taco Tuesday

Tacos for vegetarians is never the same as it is with meat, but we make it work. Instead of chicken or beef for the filling I prepared peppers and rice tacos. So first, chop up the yellow peppers or any peppers of your choosing.

Once those are chopped add them to a pan on medium heat and saute for 5 minutes or so. Now as for the rice I tried using Zatarain’s dirty rice mix and added it with the saute peppers.

Poor Woman’s Stir Fry

You know when you don’t have much food to work with? This is my poor woman’s stir fry with substitute ingredients. I mean, you can really stir fry anything.

Veggie Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

Once you mixed everything for the sauce, slice up the cucumbers, tomatoes and onions to go in the pita bread. I would also recommend spreading hummus down first on the bread then adding the veggies if desired, adds good flavor. The tzakziki sauce can also be good as a dip either with the pits bread or just plain cucumbers, additive.

Lasagna Rolls

Start to mix the ricotta, mozzarella, basil and a small handful of spinach. As you do that, begin to boil the pasta until al dente.

To Kill a Mockingbird

The book starts off in a small town in Maycomb county Alabama in the 1930’s. The main character is Jean Finch who is 7 years old and grows up with her dad Atticus and her brother Jem. Jean also goes by the nickname Scout. Throughout the book Scout talks about her experiences in a traditional and segregated…

Spicy Vegetarian Stir Fry

Cooking without meat has its challenges, so when I make stir fry I want it to be spicy and flavorful.

Ingredients:

1 Garlic Clove

2 Tbls of oil

1 Tsp Fish Oil

1 Tsp Sriracha
1 Tbls of Paprika

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

If your taking a break from meat here is a good recipe for vegetarian shepherd’s pie. Of course if you wanted to add chicken you certainly can.

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a Eastern Mediterranean dish which is basically a salad. Bulgur is the main ingredient which is a wheat grain. If you don’t want to use bulgur you can use quinoa or couscous as a substitute. The other ingredients include tomatoes, green onion, lemon juice, cucumber, parsley, mint, olive oil, salt and pepper.

The Wisconsin River

Canoeing down the Wisconsin River was truly beautiful. In the town of Spring Green, we started our journey at the Highway 14 bridge and ended at Pecks Landing.

Smoothie Sunday

Silk Almond is a great alternative from using diary products and is high in calcium and contains no cholesterol. The disadvantage is that it has a lot of sugar and has “natural flavors” which are add flavorings to make products taste better. Which are created in a lab and the ingredients are not public.