Lucky Lentil Soup with Garlic Sausage for New Year’s

Happy New Year!  Around the world you can find people eating lots of different foods in order to bring good luck and fortune.  In Italy the good luck dish is lentils and cotechino (a sausage).  No cotechino laying around la mia casa, but I did have some lentils and some of my garlic sausage soContinue reading “Lucky Lentil Soup with Garlic Sausage for New Year’s”

Advertisement

Summer Lentil Salad

Hot summer days require something cool to go with whatever you’re grilling.  Cold salads fit the bill nicely.  As you’ll see, I like making a lot of different salads in the summer.  They can be made ahead in bulk and chilled in the fridge, ready to be served or packed up and taken on aContinue reading “Summer Lentil Salad”

Quick Weeknight Dinner – Red Lentils

Lentils.  Quick to cook, versatile, tasty, and healthy for you.  A perfect ingredient for a quick weeknight dinner on a gym night where you haven’t had time to make anything because you watched a very important Newcastle match against Blackburn in the late afternoon.  (Btw, Newcastle won and moved up to 5th in the EPLContinue reading “Quick Weeknight Dinner – Red Lentils”

What’s for Sunday Dinner – Pecan Crusted Pork with Orange Sauce, Lentils, and Beets

Whew!  So happy Thanksgiving weekend is coming to a close.  I didn’t overindulge too much, but just enough to make going to the gym tomorrow a must.  Sorry, no leftover turkey recipes for this Sunday Dinner.  All turkeyed out after eating it non-stop for the past few days.  We still have almost half a turkeyContinue reading “What’s for Sunday Dinner – Pecan Crusted Pork with Orange Sauce, Lentils, and Beets”