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Vidalia Onion Pie

By admin / September 5, 2017

Vidalia onions are mellow and sweet onions and especially good when baked into a creamy custard and topped with delicious melted cheese. This is an easy meal to make and works well with a simple salad or some fresh-sliced tomatoes. Believe it or not, it is also great chilled and straight out of the fridge […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Feta

By admin / August 15, 2017

If you crave pasta but are trying to cut back a bit and choose healthier options, you have got to try this recipe! My dear friend, Deb, made this at a recent backyard get together.  I’ll tell you, if I didn’t know better I would believe I was eating an angel hair pasta dish. The […]

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Dianne’s Zucchini Squares

By admin / June 5, 2017

Once again, thank you Dianne! I had these Zucchini Squares at a backyard bbq last week and had to have this recipe! Dianne cut these zucchini squares into bite-sized pieces and it proved completely addictive. I will definitely be making this recipe. I think that these squares would be great to have in the fridge for those […]

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KFC Copycat Baked Beans

By admin / March 27, 2017

I recently went to KFC for their fried chicken. Most often, I order mashed potatoes and biscuits with coleslaw. This time I ordered baked beans and mac and cheese. KFC baked beans are the Best baked beans I’ve ever eaten. I was on a quest to replicate their recipe. Yesterday I did it! This recipe […]

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Mashed Potato Puffs

By admin / March 24, 2017

These super easy mashed potato puffs are absolutely perfect for when you are looking to simplify serving. Made in a cupcake tin, these mashed potato puffs are served individually and are portion controlled. I’ve been known to make this recipe with leftover mashed potatoes. The one thing that will make a difference in the outcome […]

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Potatoes Au Gratin Copycat Recipe

By admin / March 24, 2017

Ruth’s Chris is always a treat. I’ve been there time and time again and I’ve never been disappointed in anything I’ve eaten. The potatoes au grautin are one of their signature dishes. They pair well with any meat or fish in my opinion. Though they are super indulgent, every once in a while it is nice […]

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Caramelize Onions

By admin / January 23, 2017

Caramelized onions are a great addition to lots of meals. I love to serve them with steak, pork roast, and I even like sauteeing them with mushrooms. If you are looking to add some real flavor to a meal, include these caramelized onions and watch ordinary become extraordinary. See this simple recipe by clicking next […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

By admin / November 4, 2016

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am beginning to think through my menu keeping “easy” in the thought process. I came across this recipe for a Sweet Potato Casserole that really appealed to me. It can be made ahead and heated as the turkey rests and is a bit different from the normal sweet […]

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Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

By admin / September 14, 2016

Hash browns are always great when you order them out – nice and crispy. Making them at home offers some challenges and often produces a soggier result. I am guilty of flipping before it is time. These Parmesan Hash Brown Cups take all the guesswork out of making hash browns. This recipe forces you to […]

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Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower

By admin / July 25, 2016

Trying to get someone who doesn’t like vegetables to give them a try? This is the recipe for you! Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower is just pure enjoyment – even for those who believe they don’t like veges. The garlic and honey truly disguise the cauliflower from tasting at all like a vegetable. Give it a […]

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Parmesan Garlic Roasted Potaotes

By admin / July 20, 2016

Parmesan and garlic together make a wonderful combination! Added to potatoes you get these crispy yet tender potatoes that make the perfect side dish.  This recipe can be made with your favorite potatoes. Baking potatoes, Eastern potatoes, Yukon Golds – each work well with this recipe. Use your favorite potatoes or even a mixture of different types of […]

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3 Ingredient Zucchini Parmesan

By admin / July 16, 2016

Nothing could be more simple or more delicious that this zucchini parm. With just 3 ingredients and moments to set up and cook you will be adding this to your “regular” menu – especially during the summer when zucchinis are plentiful and very inexpensive. Zucchini Parmesan can be used as an appetizer/finger food, as a […]

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Cast Iron Roasted Potatoes and Vegetables

By admin / June 28, 2016

Ingredients 4 cups of red potatoes, cut in same-size pieces 1 large Vidalia onion, sliced in wedges 2 small zucchinis, cut in bite size pieces 1 medium red pepper, 1 medium yellow pepper, 1 medium orange pepper – cut in bite size pieces 1 cup white mushrooms cut in half 1 container of cherry tomatoes […]

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Potato Skewers

By admin / April 7, 2016

Simple and delicious. Perfect for the warm weather that is heading our way! Ingredients 12 small potatoes – steam cooked Lemon juice Garlic Paprika Chopped parsley Thyme Rosemary Oregano Cayenne pepper Olive oil Directions POTATOES: Add about 4 inches of water to a large pot and bring to a boil. Place potatoes in colander and […]

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Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad

By admin / August 10, 2015

Fresh lemon makes this Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad a light and refreshing salad or vegetable.  Green beans are everywhere in the markets (or in the garden) and tomatoes are abundant.  Cherry tomatoes are pretty and snappy but they can easily be replaced with chunks of any full sized tomato. Ingredients 2 tablespoons shallot, finely chopped […]

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Crab Stuffed Zucchini

By admin / August 6, 2015

Zucchini is plentiful at this time of year and I am always in search of creative new ways to enjoy it.  Crab Stuffed Zucchini is a pretty indulgent way to prepare garden fresh zucchini.  The tomatoes and cheese give this recipe an Italian-like taste, but the crab – ricotta stuffing make it comparable to a delicious […]

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Zucchini Lasagna

By admin / July 31, 2015

Ingredients 1 lb lean beef 3 cloves garlic 1/2 onion 1 tsp olive oil salt and pepper 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil 3 medium zucchini, sliced 1/8″ thick 15 oz part-skim ricotta 16 oz part-skin mozzarella cheese, shredded (Sargento) 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 1 large egg Directions Preheat oven to […]

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Stuffed Zucchini

By admin / June 16, 2015

Zucchini is fresh at this time of year and really plentiful.  With that in mind, this recipe for Stuffed Zucchini makes for a light summer meal.  Meat can be used or eliminated from this recipe.  I often choose to use ground turkey because I like its texture, but beef works well too. To serve as […]

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Spicy Kale Chips

By admin / June 2, 2015

  Spicy Kale Chips make snacking fun, delicious, and guilt free.  Everyone loves crunchy chips, whether it is potato chips or tortilla chips, but chips are addicting and not all that healthy. Spicy Kale Chips are also addicting, but they are healthy. So, indulge! Ingredients 2 bunches of kale 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon […]

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Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots and Peppers

By admin / May 29, 2015

Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots and Peppers make for a simple, healthy side vegetable option.  I love the colors in this dish! Each of these ingredients offer a delicious “snap.” I like to serve this when I have guests because it is such a pretty side dish and vegetable. To make this into an entree, […]

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Grilled Potato Kabobs

By admin / May 3, 2015

What could be simpler that these Grilled Potato Skewers?  The grill and seasonings impart a smokey flavor that is delicious. Try adding these Grilled Potato Skewers to you next BBQ.  Whether you are grilling chicken or burgers, these Grilled Potato Skewers will be the perfect side. Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed 6 […]

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Cucumber Basil Avocado Gazpacho

By admin / April 29, 2015

Trying to eat healthy has its challenges. Finding “real” food that hasn’t been altered or preserved by chemicals is tricky as well.  This delicious Cucumber Basil Avocado Gazpacho is both healthy and uses only real, simple ingredients. Ingredients 1 perfectly ripe avocado 1 cucumber: skin left on, seeds removed 2 small handfuls fresh basil 1 clove […]

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Spicy Zucchini Pickles

By admin / April 28, 2015

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds medium zucchini 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 3/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste 6 black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 head dill (or a few sprigs) Directions Wash and dry a pint-sized glass […]

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Zucchini Chips

By admin / April 28, 2015

These Zucchini Chips are a fresh, crispy, healthy snack option. Zucchini is one of my favorite summer vegetables and I have lots of recipes which take advantage of the local zucchini crop. Zucchini Chips is one of my favorite zucchini recipes. Ingredients 4 small zucchinis, thinly sliced 2 tbsp extra virgin olive 2 tbsp dried […]

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Zucchini Scallion Cakes

By admin / April 27, 2015

Zucchini is coming into the markets and soon will be found at local farm stands.  These Zucchini Scallion cakes make a nice light vegetarian dinner or lunch or can be served as an appetizer.  Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or a bit of sour cream. Ingredients 1 medium zucchini, grated ( about 1 1/2 […]

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Italian Grilled Zucchini and Red Onion

By admin / April 15, 2015

  Depending upon where you live, local farm stands and supermarkets will soon have farm fresh zucchini.  Fresh grilled zucchini can’t be beat. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion (about 1 large) 2 pounds small zucchini, cut lengthwise into (1/4-inch-thick) slices 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

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Lemon Mint Snap Peas & Lima Beans

By admin / April 11, 2015

Fresh lemon mint makes this vinaigrette come to life. Fresh snap peas and the creamy texture of limas is a perfect served with this light vinaigrette. Lemon mint snap peas and lima bean will have you eating healthy but you’ll find that it is tasty enough to consider an indulgence. Ingredients 1 small shallot, minced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive […]

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

By admin / August 13, 2014

A few simple ingredients and you have these delicious Blue Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes.  Tomatoes are plentiful right now – in fact I’ve got a counter full of them from the garden.  I am always looking for new, creative ways to enjoy the Jersey tomatoes which have such a short season. I will admit that this […]

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Spiced Sweet Potato Chips

By admin / July 25, 2014

Spiced Sweet Potato Chips are a great alternative to french fries or potato chips.  These Sweet Potato Chips are easy to make and are very flavorful.  Feel free to alter the spices to taste. Ingredients 1 sweet potato, peeled, 12 ounces 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt […]

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Bean Salad

By admin / April 24, 2014

Here is a quick, easy, and healthy bean salad that can be served alone or mixed with greens. You can make this bean salad a few days ahead.  It stores well and is perfect for the upcoming summer BBQ, picnic, or light meal.       Ingredients 3/4 cup Pace® Picante Sauce 2 Tbsp chopped […]

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Oven Baked Garlic Parmesan French Fries

By admin / April 3, 2014

These Oven Baked Garlic Parmesan French Fries bring back great memories each time I make them.  I was first exposed to the idea of Garlic Parmesan French Fries in a steak house restaurant on a Princess Cruise.  We ordered them as an appetizer for my son (because the appetizers on the menu didn’t appeal to him) […]

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Sweet and Smokey BBQ Beans

By admin / August 12, 2013

These Sweet and Smokey BBQ Beans are delicious.  They are a great dish to bring to a BBQ.  Try putting them into a crock pot for transport and to keep them warm. Ingredients 1 slice bacon, chopped 1 small onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped (2 teaspoons) 1 (8oz) can tomato […]

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Rice and Nut Salad

By admin / August 12, 2013

  Rice salads are a nice light side or entree in the summer.  They are healthy,easy to make and can be made ahead of time.  Fresh peaches are in season and certainly can be used in this recipe instead of canned peaches, but canned peaches work just fine. The fruits and nuts offer great textural […]

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Zucchini Sticks

By admin / August 5, 2013

Zucchini is in the markets, at the farm stands, and ready to pick. Fried Zucchini sticks are easy to make and a delicious way to eat this delightful vegetable.           Ingredients 1 small to medium sized zucchini 1/4 cup flour 1 egg 1 cup panko breadcrumbs salt and pepper to taste […]

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Zucchini, Corn and Tomato Cakes

By admin / June 17, 2013

With summer upon us, it is time to head to the farm stand and buy what is growing in our fields.  Farm fresh Zucchini, corn, and tomatoes are in and this recipe for Zucchini, Corn and Tomato Cakes takes advanatge of all three farm fresh ingredients to make a delicious appetizer or healthy meatless meal.  If […]

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes

By admin / May 8, 2013

Grilling season is upon us but that doesn’t mean we have to eat unhealthy foods.  Sweet potatoes are associated with the holidays and cold weather, but there is no reason to forget about them when the weather turns.  Try this recipe for Grilled Sweet Potatoes and introduce sweet potatoes into your Spring and Summer menus! […]

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Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette

By admin / May 6, 2013

This recipe for Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette was adapted from a William Sonoma recipe.  Fresh beets are tender, flavorful, and really delicious!  I first tried these roasted beets with orange vinaigrette when my sister-in-law made and brought them to my Easter dinner.  What a treat! Ingredients 6 bunches of fresh beet with green tops […]

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Carrot Zucchini Ribbon Salad

By admin / July 18, 2012

Ingredients 3 medium peeled carrots – cut into long ribbons with peeler 1 large zucchini, peeled and cut into long ribbons with peeler 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. olive oil 1/8 tsp. chili powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped   Directions Whisk together 1 tbsp lime […]

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

By admin / April 18, 2012

Beer Battered Onion Rings may not be the healthiest choice, but boy are they good. Here’s another recipe for beer battered onion rings.  Next time you grill a burger, make these as a side dish.  They won’t disappoint.  Vidalia onions are sweet and delicious and will guarantee the perfect onion ring.   Ingredients 3 cups […]

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Roasted Garlic Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes

By admin / February 28, 2012

One of my son’s fondest memories – lifetime – was eating roasted garlic red skinned mashed potatoes which he had while we were in Disney many years ago.  My son just turned 20 and the thing he wanted most for his birthday was these potatoes.  I hope I can deliver but I fear the childhood […]

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Sweet Potato Fries

By admin / January 31, 2012

Sweet Potato Fries are delicious.  Give them a try.  They are great as a side or as a snack.  The sweet / spicy combination is a real treat!             Ingredients 2-3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into fries 2 tbs Extra Virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon […]

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Grilled Potato Skins

By admin / January 11, 2012

Potato Skins are a traditional Super Bowl food.  Here is a recipe for Grilled Potato Skins to add to your party menu. Try these at your next BBQ. Fun food is great year round. Ingredients 4 russet potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2 scallions, chopped 2 slices bacon, cooked and […]

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Potatoes au Gratin

By admin / December 8, 2011

Potatoes au Gratin.  I haven’t made these in years but they will be on my Christmas dinner table this year.  These potatoes aren’t the healthiest option, but they are delicious! Ingredients 1/2 onion, chopped 4 tbsp butter 4 tbsp flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 2 cups milk 1/2 cup half and half 6 […]

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Thai Coconut Squash Soup

By admin / November 17, 2011

I am always looking for new recipes – especially healthy ones. Here’s a recipe for Thai Coconut Squash Soup. Healthy, flavorful, creamy, delicious! Ingredients 1 large butternut squash 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 shallots, peeled and diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger root, peeled […]

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

By admin / October 21, 2011

I love onion rings!  I don’t eat them often, but I sometimes order them out when I’m in a diner or one of the Applebee’s type of restaurants.  They are definitely an occasional food because they are fried, but sometimes an indulgent treat is necessary. The very best onion rings ever are those you make […]

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Lyonnaise Potatoes

By admin / October 20, 2011

This recipe for Lyonnaise Potatoes will be the perfect starch for any meal.  Simple ingredients made into a wonderful dish! Lyonnaise potatoes can be served as a side to most anything – from a roast beef or pork to bacon and eggs.  Give this recipe a try when you are tired of the same old […]

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Sweet Baby Carrots

By admin / October 13, 2011

I am not a carrot fan though I always try to eat them…just in case they actually are good for your eyes.  Therefore, I am forever in search of carrot recipes that will disguise their taste. This sweet baby carrot recipe is one that makes carrots acceptable to a non-carrot lover.  Those who like carrots […]

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Greek Stuffed Peppers

By admin / September 22, 2011

These Greek stuffed peppers are made without any meat. Fresh, rich, and flavorful this recipe for Greek Stuffed Peppers is perfect for the night when you want to keep things light. Feel free to experiment by switching the feta for mozzarella or blue cheese or add cannellini beans instead of chickpeas. This recipe is very adaptable and […]

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Sweet Potato Fritters

By admin / September 22, 2011

Sweet potato fritters are perfect at this time of year.  Our markets are bringing in fresh sweet potatoes, yams, and winter squash. These Sweet Potato Fritters are a healthy choice that work nicely as a meatless meal or as a side dish served along with fish, chicken or turkey. Ingredients 1 large sweet potato (about […]

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Spicy Sweet Potato Bisque

By admin / September 16, 2011

This recipe for Spice Sweet Potato Bisque is a “healthy recipe.”  Using reduced fat chicken broth and reduced fat coconut milk really cuts down on the fat and calories associated with this recipe.  The sweet spicy combination of flavors in this recipe is really a treat! Ingredients 4 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 1/2 […]

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Sweet Potato Bisque

By admin / September 16, 2011

One 43 degree morning and I’m thinking of a warm bowl of soup.  This recipe for Sweet Potato Bisque will have you thinking ahead to the holidays.  Sweet potatoes are purchased only for holiday meals but they are in the stores now and can be used for all kinds of recipes.  This Sweet Potato Bisque is […]

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Spicy Gazpacho

By admin / August 16, 2011

It is the perfect time for Gazpacho.  Head on in to your local farm market and pick up these ingredients and you will have a delightful, healthy meal.  This gazpacho recipe is spicy, but you can adjust the spice to your taste.  Fresh vegetables are in abundance in the summer and a cold soup is […]

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Asian Cole Slaw

By admin / August 8, 2011

Here is a great recipe for an Asian cole slaw salad.  This Asian cole slaw tastes great  and is a wonderful side dish or appetizer for those times when you are serving a stir fry or some other Asian dish.  I’ve brought this as a covered dish to picnics and it is always well received. […]

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Pasta Primavera

By admin / August 2, 2011

Pasta Primavera is the perfect summer meal!  Fresh vegetables are at farm stands and supermarkets in abundance. Pasta Primavera is a great meatless meal which is inexpensive to make and is sure to please.  Feel free to substitute your favorite vegetables into this recipe. Ingredients 3 carrots, peeled and cut into strips 1 large zucchini, […]

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Eggplant Bolognese

By admin / July 26, 2011

Bolognese sauce traditionally is a meat sauce.  This recipe for Eggplant Bolognese is a vegetarian or meatless Bolognese which is wonderful in the summer months when eggplant is in abundance. If you like your sauce spicy, add a half teaspoon of crushed red pepper.  Serve this Eggplant Bolognese with a nice crusty Italian or French […]

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Chinese Green Beans

By admin / July 7, 2011

Chinese Green Beans, sometimes referred to dry fried green beans or stir fried green beans on a Chinese menu, are a flavorful, light, meatless entree choice.  Fresh produce is now abundant and inexpensive.  These Chinese Green Beans make a wonderful inexpensive summer meal. Every once in a while it is nice to serve a meatless […]

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Potato Pancakes

By admin / June 29, 2011

Potato pancakes are delicious and can be served as a meal, a side dish, or an appetizer.  The key to crispy potato pancakes is squeezing the water out of the potatoes.  A wet mixture will produce a soggy pancake.  You can substitute the Yukon Gold potatoes for whatever potato you favor, but even a baking […]

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Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

By admin / May 31, 2011

This is a great recipe when you are looking for a meatless meal.  Portabella mushrooms are hearty and substantial and will hold up well in grilling.  Fresh garden tomatoes make this an especially good recipe. This recipe is a healthy choice and is absolutely delicious! Ingredients 2/3 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup shredded part-skim […]

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Feta Stuffed Eggplant

By admin / May 10, 2011

This Feta Stuffed Eggplant recipe is a variation of a Vegetarian Times recipe.  The cinnamon in this recipe makes it truly unique.  Eggplant will soon be in the stores in abundance.  Replace the feta with goat’s cheese to give this recipe twist. Ingredients 3 medium eggplants (3 lbs) 2 T plus 4 tsp olive oil, […]

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Pickled Beets

By admin / April 20, 2011

Pickled beets are an old standard that everyone probably knows how to make.  This is the recipe I use.  Simple, but delicious!  I like to make picked beets a few days before I want to serve them.  This allows time for everything to sink into the beets and onions. Ingredients 2 cup drained, sliced or […]

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Grilled Eggplant Parm

By admin / April 18, 2011

Eggplant Parm is a favorite around here.  This recipe is a little twist on the traditional eggplant parm.  Layering with fresh tomatoes and basil makes this a perfect recipe for the months ahead when our gardens will be providing us with those delicious summer tomatoes and fresh herbs. I love all kinds of pasta.  This […]

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Zucchini Frittata

By admin / March 11, 2011

A frittata, is an Italian flat omelet which can be filled with a variety of vegetables, cheeses, and meats.  It is substantial enough to be served for a brunch or for a dinner. Frittata preparation differs from omelette preparation in that the eggs are beaten to incorporate air where the eggs for omelettes are usually […]

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Zucchini and Carrot Fritters

By admin / March 11, 2011

This recipe for Zucchini & Carrot Fritters is just my way of attempting to get something nutritious into my kids…oh and they are really tasty too.  The texture of these fritters was wonderful, a bit like a potato pancake or the corn cakes I’ve often gotten in Thai restaurants. I think the onion is an […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Spinach

By admin / March 10, 2011

Stuffed Mushrooms are a great appetizer.  This recipe for stuffed mushrooms with spinach is a bit different and is super tasty.  I will be serving these stuffed mushrooms on Christmas day but instead of serving them as an appetizer, I will be serving them as a vegetable.  I know that is a bit unusual, but […]

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Panko Encrusted Zucchini

By admin / March 10, 2011

Ingredients 1 cup of flour 2 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs (Japanese-style bread crumbs) 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil 1 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese, about 4 ounces 1 teaspoon salt black pepper to taste 2 large eggs Oil for frying Sweet Pepper Dip 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 to 3 tablespoons sweet pepper relish Directions […]

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Mexican Rice & Beans

By admin / March 10, 2011

Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained & rinsed 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen whole kernel corn (optional) 1 c. uncooked long grain white rice 1 jar (16 oz.) thick & chunky mild salsa 1 1/2 c. vegetable juice cocktail (V-8) (may use lo-salt V-8) 1/4 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 3/4 […]

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Grilled Corn

By admin / March 9, 2011

Grilled corn is one of those great, fresh summer tastes that we can’t seem to get enough of.  The local farm-stands will soon have fresh corn daily.  Actually, our local farm stand brings corn in from the fields multiple times in a given day. Grilled corn is one of those things that you really can’t […]

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups half-and-half 2 cups chicken stock or bouillon 1/2 pound fresh broccoli 1 cup carrots, julienned salt and pepper to taste 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 8 ounces grated sharp cheddar Directions Saute onion in butter. Set aside. Cook melted […]

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Wild Rice & Chickpea Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Wild rice has a wonderfully nutty flavor and is a great change-of-pace side dish.  I like this recipe for Wild Rice & Chickpea salad because it has wonderful textures and flavors….and it is a healthy recipe made from “real” ingredients. This recipe for Wild Rice & Chickpeas works when I am looking to provide protein […]

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Green Bean & Feta Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

This green bean and feta salad recipe is quick and easy to make.  I love making green bean salads with farm-fresh green beans.  They are sweet, tender, and delicious.  The combination of green beans, sweet onions and feta is great with the tangy dressing. You can substitute ingredients to suit your tastes.  I often replace […]

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3 Bean Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 15 oz can green beans 15 oz can yellow or wax beans 15 oz can kidney beans 1 onion, diced 3/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup oil 3/4 cup brown sugar pepper to taste Directions Drain and rinse the canned beans. After draining, transfer the beans to a large bowl. Add the diced onions. Meanwhile, […]

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