I found a way. A way to eat my vegetarian meals without making Grumpy all upset. I realized I could eat my side dishes as a meal and Grumpy could have his meat and still have a vegetarian dish an not realize what I am doing. At least until he reads this post. ;-)
Aaron from Magsdirect.com asked me if I would like to do another giveaway this month. When he asked me what magazine I would like to give away, my first thought was Vegetarian Times. Having been brought up in a vegetarian atmosphere, I totally crave those foods and much prefer them myself. Being married to a carnivore (and one that hunts for his food also), well, I just can't always have what I want. Most of the reasoning behind this is I don't want to cook two different meals. Being just the two of us I can't consume all that food by myself. So I look for opportunities to make something that will "go with" our meal and can be my main course or I take a couple of my favorite vegetarian dishes to an event such as our Department picnic or Christmas party!
I decided to make Pesto Portabellos as a "side" one night recently. I love pesto but had never thought of using it in a stuffing for mushrooms. The recipe also called for chopped hazlenuts. I contemplated not using them but decided to go ahead and use them. Just before eating the mushrooms I did squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top. These were awesome stuffed mushrooms.
My friend Val from More than Burnt Toast also made a dish from Vegetarian Times this week. Make sure to check out her post to see her delicious dish for another sample of their recipes!
Aaron has agreed to give 3 of my readers a one year subscription to Vegetarian Times! If you would like to enter this giveaway all you need to do is leave a comment along with a way for me to reach you should you win. If you want to see what other magazines Magsdirect.com offers at very reasonable prices make sure to check out their website!
Giveaway ends Tuesday, September 8, 2009 6 PM Easter Standard time.