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


Orange and Beet Salad

May 2, 2016
Orange and Beet Salad

This combination of orange slices and golden beets makes a winning combination. Gold beets may be sweeter than red beets, or it may be that people who don't like beets just expect all beets to be red. Whatever it is, this salad will make a beet lover o...

Gnocchi with Shiitake Green Garlic Sauce

Apr 27, 2016
Gnocchi with Shiitake Green Garlic Sauce

This sauce heralds spring time, the only time one can find green garlic. I found some in the farmer's market, but it grows easily in the garden. If you can't find green garlic, use a clove of regular garlic, along with some green onions.Ingredients:1 T...

Gnocchi with Shiitake Green Garlic Sauce

Apr 27, 2016
Gnocchi with Shiitake Green Garlic Sauce

This sauce heralds spring time, the only time one can find green garlic. I found some in the farmer's market, but it grows easily in the garden. If you can't find green garlic, use a clove of regular garlic, along with some green onions.Ingredients:1 T...

BBQ Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Apr 12, 2016
BBQ Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

This salad combines BBQ shrimp with a spicy dipping sauce. Use the freshest shrimp you can find, though flash frozen shrimp is a good second best choice at a much better price.Ingredients:12 shrimpfor the shrimp BBQ spice rub:1 Tbs BBQ spice mix1 tsp g...

BBQ Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Apr 12, 2016
BBQ Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

This salad combines BBQ shrimp with a spicy dipping sauce. Use the freshest shrimp you can find, though flash frozen shrimp is a good second best choice at a much better price.Ingredients:12 shrimpfor the shrimp BBQ spice rub:1 Tbs BBQ spice mix1 tsp g...

Butternut Carbonara with Sage

Apr 5, 2016
Butternut Carbonara with Sage

The usual carbonara sauce is comfort food at it's finest ... and perhaps unhealthiest. The usual is full of eggs (not so bad), cream (well, now you're talking), and gooey with loads of melted cheese (hmmm, just tipped the unhealthy scale), and topped w...

Butternut Carbonara with Sage

Apr 5, 2016
Butternut Carbonara with Sage

The usual carbonara sauce is comfort food at it's finest ... and perhaps unhealthiest. The usual is full of eggs (not so bad), cream (well, now you're talking), and gooey with loads of melted cheese (hmmm, just tipped the unhealthy scale), and topped w...

Fagioli con Pesto

Mar 18, 2016
Fagioli con Pesto

These borlotti beans seemed like they might be a perfect companion for pesto sauce ... and so, they are! I've added other vegetables that might be found in pesto sauced pastas, and find they all marry together quite nicely. Add others you enjoy, and ha...

Fagioli con Pesto

Mar 18, 2016
Fagioli con Pesto

These borlotti beans seemed like they might be a perfect companion for pesto sauce ... and so, they are! I've added other vegetables that might be found in pesto sauced pastas, and find they all marry together quite nicely. Add others you enjoy, and ha...

Fagioli con Pesto

Mar 18, 2016
Fagioli con Pesto

These borlotti beans seemed like they might be a perfect companion for pesto sauce ... and so, they are! I've added other vegetables that might be found in pesto sauced pastas, and find they all marry together quite nicely. Add others you enjoy, and ha...

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