Maire Gilbert

I was a vegetarian who got together with a meat and potatoes man almost 25 years ago. I've always enjoyed cooking, and I was ready to tackle the challenge of helping my family eat healthy, and enjoy it.

Web Site: http://www.blogger.com/profile/14958204240364054378


Carrot Salad with Lovage

Jul 29, 2015
Carrot Salad with Lovage

I've just discovered lovage at last weekend's farmer's market. When I see something I haven't tried before, I usually ask the vendor about it ... and try it. Some things I like, some things I don't. But, lovage! Lovage is an old herb, and isn't seen of...

Shrimp Louie

Jul 22, 2015
Shrimp Louie

Here's a salad that can be made up ahead of time, then eaten cold. Just make and cook the individual parts: the dressing, eggs, asparagus, and shrimp, ahead of time, then refrigerate until meal time. Assemble just before eating. This is excellent for t...

Cherry Clafoutis

Jul 14, 2015
Cherry Clafoutis

What better day than Bastille Day for clafoutis! Clafoutis (or clafouti) is a French custard type dish that hails from the Limousin area. It's typical for this dish to be made with dark cherries, including the pits. The reason the pits are left in is b...

Salmon Salad with Cherry Sauce

Jul 8, 2015
Salmon Salad with Cherry Sauce

This salad combines two of my favorite foods from the Pacific Northwest - fresh salmon and cherries. Both are still available fresh in my market here. I know the cherry season is quickly coming to an end. If cherries aren't available, you can just as e...

Fruit Salad with Tequila Lime Sauce

Jul 2, 2015
Fruit Salad with Tequila Lime Sauce

I tasted this tequila lime sauce at a B and B we stayed at in Sedona, Arizona,  The Adobe Village Graham Inn. The owners serve up a delicious three course breakfast every morning. The first course is usually a fruit salad, they served this sauce o...

Tacos with Roasted Vegetables

Jun 23, 2015
Tacos with Roasted Vegetables

Here's some of summer's best vegetables, tossed with spices, roasted to bring out their sweetness, topped with fresh flavors, then all wrapped up in a soft fresh tortilla. Can Taco Tuesdays get any better than this?Ingredients:2 Tbs. olive oil2 cloves ...

Mache Rosettes with Olives and Radish

Jun 19, 2015
Mache Rosettes with Olives and Radish

Mache is best known in France, though it becomes available in more places here every day. It typically grows in rosettes, and is often available that way - as opposed to the individual leaf that is often found in mixed greens. It's got a subtle taste, ...

King Crab Legs

Jun 12, 2015
King Crab Legs

King crab legs are most often purchased already cooked, so they only need a quick steam to heat them up. I've compiled some ingredients to add to the typical water bath that will bathe the crab legs with a scrumptious flavor. No need to dip these babie...

Watermelon Cooler

Jun 7, 2015
Watermelon Cooler

Get ready for summer! Here's a drink that will cool you off quite nicely, thank you very much. If it's too hot for this to work, try the enhanced version. Add a shot of tequila and you won't care how hot it is.Ingredients:1/2 cup water6 cups cubes seed...

Farro and Bean Soup

May 21, 2015
Farro and Bean Soup

This soup is loosely based on a Tuscan soup made of borlotti beans, kale, and farro. This is a hearty bean and grain soup that's got added greens. I've changed theingredients slightly, so they are easy to find in your local grocery. But, the taste rema...

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