Tag Archives: Meat-free Entree

Southwest Black Bean Burgers

This meal was a huge first for me.  It is the first time I have EVER eaten, let alone cooked, a vegetarian burger.  When I was growing up, burger = beef.  I would have balked at a turkey burger, even. … Continue reading

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Vegan Burritos

You read the title correctly. These actually weren’t terrible!  Ha!!  No, seriously, there were very satisfying, and flavorful enough to not miss meat and/or cheese and/or sour cream.  I made this one up since I’m really making a concerted effort … Continue reading

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Truffled Asparagus Risotto

This was a terrific dinner I made last week.  It was quick and delicious.  I found it in Tyler Florence’s “Family Meals.”  Tyler calls for poaching an egg and eating that atop the risotto.  Matt opted for the egg, I … Continue reading

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Moroccan Butternut Squash Soup

I am so excited that cooler weather has arrived, because that means I can now make soups!!  This one I found in the most recent issue of Food & Wine Magazine, and it was delicious.  I love, love, love butternut … Continue reading

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French Onion Sandwiches

This comes from “‘wichCraft” by chef Tom Colicchio.  It’s a play on French onion soup, but turned into a sandwich.  It couldn’t be simpler to make as it uses very few ingredients.  These sandwiches were delicious.  I used a sandwich … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Broken Spaghetti Risotto

This meal came from Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook”, and it was incredibly tasty.  We both loved it.  If you’ve never tried porcini mushrooms before, definitely make a point of doing so very soon.  They are so earthy and delicious … Continue reading

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Salad Spaghetti and the BEST Garlic Bread

We had this simple but yummy dinner a couple weeks ago.  Apologies for not having blogged lately, some unexpected things popped up which kept me away. Salad Spaghetti is kind of what it sounds like: salad mixed with spaghetti. It … Continue reading

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Spinach-Artichoke Mac-and-Cheese

It’s been awhile, but I hope you enjoy the second installment of Arbitrary Project Macaroni and Cheese!  I found this in Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook”.  It was really good!  Basically it’s a riff on the oh-so-popular spinach-artichoke dip, only … Continue reading

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Some Meals that Didn’t Get Blogged

There are a few meals I’ve made over the past couple of weeks that I never got around to blogging, or that were good but not quite good enough to warrant their own blog post.  So I figured I would … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mushroom Mac and Cheese

Welcome to Arbitrary Project Mac and Cheese!!!  I’m really excited about this one because mac and cheese is such a favorite of mine.  I love the classic dish of this, you know the one with elbow macaroni and yellow Cheddar … Continue reading

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