Side Dish

Say Cheese! Scalloped Potatoes

  A potato side-dish complements almost any meat, chicken, or fish meal. This simple version of cheesy scalloped potatoes are not only great for a “big …

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Balsamic Glazed Sweet Beans

Scarlett runner beans are not a universally well-known bean. Since my hubby started growing them a few years ago I’ve been working on converting recipes for …

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Grilled Corn, Cucumber, & Tomato Salad

Cooking truly “in season” can be challenging sometimes but in today’s world grocery stores can supply fruits and vegetables from other states or countries year around. We …

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The Favas Are Here! The Favas Are Here!

  Fava beans are one of my favorite summer beans that we include in our garden. I have fond memories of growing up eating them as a …

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Let The Zucchini Recipes Begin… Again!

I love the time of year when the vegetable garden is in high production. Neighbors are scoping out each other’s gardens and comparing the size of …

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When Harry Met Salad – Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Some movies are destined to become popular and ultimately classics that live on in the minds of movie goers. “It’s A Wonderful Life” is one of …

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It’s A Cabbage… It’s A Flower… It’s A Cauliflower!

Have you ever experienced the odor from a cauliflower field when it’s past its prime? A farm near our house hadn’t cleared the fields and let the …

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Green Cabbage of Courage – Coleslaw

Coleslaw is such a versatile dish and can be prepared with a large variety of ingredients. Here’s what Wikipedia has to say, “Coleslaw (from the Dutch term koolsla meaning ‘cabbage salad’), …

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A Bed of Vegetables Instead of Rice Is Nice

Cooking in season is a goal of mine. Winter vegetables are so hearty and nutritious. I enjoy adding them to my recipes in the winter time …

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Oh Where, Oh Where Has The Garlic Bread Gone

I can remember when Italian restaurants would serve garlic bread when you sat down at the table much like Mexican restaurants that bring chips and salsa to …

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… Three Potato, Four… Fingerlings

National Potato Day is August 19th by some sources like The Punchbowl and October 27th by others like Foodimentary. Foodimentary’s website is dedicated to National Food …

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One Potato, Two Potato, Smashed Potatoes

Potatoes are a good food source that have saved people from starvation in hard times and yet have taken a bad rap when the world became …

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