Tag Archives: Pantry Raiders; recipe

Pantry Raiders | Fire up the grill for fresh veggies

By NewsLine Staff
mail@floridanewsline.com

Vegetables are more versatile than many people may know. Steaming or sautéing vegetables might be among the most popular ways to cook veggies, but grillmasters know that it’s not just main dishes that taste great when cooked over an open flame. As the following recipe for “Charred Green Beans with Lemon Verbena Pesto” from Karen Adler and Judith Fertig’s “The Gardener & The Grill” (Running Press) can attest, grilled vegetables make for simple yet satisfying side dishes.

Pantry Raiders | Potato bread for Paddy’s Day

By NewsLine Staff
mail@floridanewsline.com

St. Patrick’s Day might be more widely associated with pints of Guinness than Irish cuisine, but that does not mean revelers cannot indulge in some tasty food this March 17. Those with a day of celebration ahead may want to start their day off with this recipe for Irish Potato Bread from Linda Collister’s “Quick Breads” (Ryland, Peters & Small). The bread can be served alongside a pile of bacon and just-cooked eggs to make for a delicious, hearty breakfast.

Pantry Raiders | Rockin’ Red Velvet Trifle

By NewsLine Staff
mail@floridanewsline.com

Decadent treats have become a staple of Valentine’s Day — but not all Valentine’s celebrants want to indulge in high-calorie treats with their significant others. For those who want the decadence without all those extra calories, try the following low-calorie recipe for “Rockin’ Red Velvet Trifle” from Lisa Lillien’s “Hungry Girl 200 Under 200: Just Desserts” (St. Martin’s Press).

Pantry Raiders | Start the year off on a Mediterranean foot

Peppers play a significant role in the Mediterranean diet, providing nutrients such as vitamin C and potassium while also giving meals a fresh boost of flavor. Long touted for its health benefits, the Mediterranean diet has piqued the interest of men and women looking to get healthy. Those who want a meal with a little Mediterranean flare can try the following recipe for “Mediterranean Beef Ragoût” from Judith Finlayson’s “The Healthy Slow Cooker (Second Edition)” (Robert Rose).

Pantry Raiders | Host a delicious holiday brunch

Holiday dinners may garner the bulk of hosts’ attention, but overnight guests need to eat breakfast and lunch as well. Brunch can save hosts some work and give families a great opportunity to break bread without some of the formalities that may accompany holiday dinners. This holiday season, consider serving this ideal brunch recipe for “Farfalle with Crabmeat, Asparagus, Scrambled Eggs, Garlic, and Herbs” from Norman Kolpas’ “Buongiorno! Breakfast and Brunch, Italian Style” (Contemporary Books).