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Recipes I've Shared:

Village Fish Chowder

Chef Nancy's recipe from The Navigator, the Village marketing newsletter.

Warm Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Tomatoes

Adapted from 20 Minute Menus by Marian Burros


Adapted from the Fanny Farmer Cookbook, anniversary edition, p. 170

Fish Tagine with Tomatoes, Capers, and Raisins

Adapted from Gourmet December 2007 via Epicurious.
Nutritional calculation used catfish

Minted Lamb Burgers

Variation of Basil Beef Burgers from 20 Minute Menus by Marian Burros

Annie's Spicy Noodles and Veggies

From Marion Burros's 20 Minute Menus

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Easily made with pantry ingredients. From

Chicken with bread dressing

From 20-Minute Menus by Marian Burros

Paella Fast and Easy

From the Minimalist Cooks at Home

10 Minute Pork Stir Fry with Peppers and Onions

From The Minimalist Cooks at Home by Mark Bittman

Panzanella (tomato bread salad)

From The Minimalist Cooks at Home, p. 24

Linguini with spinach

Minimalist Cooks at Home, p. 46

Incredible! (1 rating)
Summer salad with tuna and sardines

Pick up some of the ingredients at the local salad bar.

Plum Torte

From Elegant But Easy by Marian Burros

Very Good (2 ratings)
Couscous with peas

From 20 Minute Menus

Pasta with butter, sage, and Parmesan

Adapted from The Minimalist Cooks at Home

Chicken Stir Fried with Nuts

Adapted from The Minimalist Cooks at Home

Very Good (1 rating)
Soft Polenta in the Microwave

This polenta does not set up like stove-top polenta, but it's fast and easy.

Matthew's Rice

Adapted from The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook, 2002
Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufman

Apricot Walnut Bars

Gourmet | April 2006 via Epicurious

Pork chop skillet dinner

From Campbell's Kitchen

Louisiana chicken and sweet potato hash

Adapted from a James Vilas recipe in the Washington Post 2/2007. Could be made quite well with leftover chicken.

Pear Crisp

Mark Bittman, recipe box

Apple Walnut Muffins

From Joy of Cooking

Pizza quiche

From The Way to Cook

Cannelini beans with cabbage and pasta

From How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, with some adjustments

Stir fried pork with vegetables and nuts

From The Minimalist Cooks at Home

Incredible! (1 rating)
Cabbage and rice

This is lightly seasoned and makes a good foil for braised lentils or other spicy dish.


New York Times Cookbook, p. 715


Using the base risotto recipe from How To Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Kotniuk

From Gourmet April 1990 via Epicurious
Stephanie Kotniuk, New York, NY

Corn and tomato casserole

From the New York Times years ago

Homemade peanut butter granola bars

Adapted from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman

Bulgur and eggplant salad

Adapted from 20 Minute Menus by Marian Burros

Zucchini and Almonds alla Roma

Adapted from the New York Times Cookbook, p. 436

White Bean Salad

Adapted from 20 Minute Menus by Marian Burros

Turkish carrot pilaf

Adapted from a Marian Burros recipe

Turkey Bolognese

Adapted from Cooking Light June 2004
Note: recipe does not match nutritional data; pasta not included, among other things

Summer squash and pepper saute

Can be made with red bell pepper too, for a colorful combination.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

A sweet tart confection

Spicy Peanut Sauce (for chicken)

Adapted from 20-Minute Menus (p. 126)

Simple tomato sauce (1/2 cup serving)

Basic tomato sauce for casseroles, pasta, or toppings

Simple Risotto

From ". . . Everything Vegetarian" p. 515

Simple chocolate frosting

Cook's Illustrated (via RFB&D)

Raisin Walnut Bran Muffins

Made with Hodgson Mill bran muffin mix

Very Good (1 rating)
Pasta with Zucchini Carbonara

Adapted from The Minimalist Cooks at Home by Mark Bittman

New York Cheesecake

This cheesecake is smooth, dense, and creamy. In my family it is a holiday indulgence.

Lulu's Cookies

A not very sweet tea cookie, a lower calorie version of Kim O'Donnell's energy cookies.

Hamburger rice casserole

The fat content of the beef makes all the difference. Choose the leanest you can find.

Grilled pepper salad

How to Grill recipe

Incredible! (1 rating)
Grilled bread and tomato salad

Adapted from The Minimalist Cooks at Home by Mark Bittman

Fish Soup with Vegetables and Herbs

This is simple, mildly seasoned, and flavorful.

Dark chocolate cupcakes

Cook's Illustrated (via RFB&D)

Very Good (1 rating)
Curried red lentils

Recipezaar 38693

Curried bulgur with corn and peas

Adapted from a Marian Burros recipe

Chickpea Walnut Burgers (Gourmet)

Adapted from Gourmet August 1997 via Epicurious

Chicken simmered with vegetables

From Simmering Suppers, p. 195 (modified)

Very Good (3 ratings)
Chicken curry in a hurry

No one would call this authentic, but it's easy and goes well with rice or couscous. Adapted from a Rachel Ray recipe.

Brown rice pilaf with raisins

Excellent with brown basmati rice

Bean burgers

Mark Bittman, Everything Vegetarian, p. 660

Very Good (8 ratings)
Lentil, Brown Rice, and Sausage Soup

You can make this as tangy as you like with the addition of cider vinegar at the end. Makes salt unnecessary,

Brown rice pilaf with chickpeas and chard

Based on Bittman, Everything Vegetarian, p. 512

Slow Cooked Sausage and Beans

Adapted from: Not Your Mom's Slow Cooker Cookbook

Vegetable curry

20 min menus, p. 110 (adapted)