Archive for the 'Vegetables' Category

Greens with Peanut Sauce

Greens with Peanut S...

Greens with Peanut Sauce I have a friend from Congo who is studying here and in the US. She’s found it difficult to be away from her family and friends. A few of us decided that we would put together a care basket to try to lift her spirits. Well, in my opinion, nothing can...
Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving Recipe ...

Fire Pot Fall Tablescape I thought it’d be fun to do a bit of a recipe roundup for Thanksgiving and I wanted to share my fall tablescape as well! It is one of those ceramic firepots that burns a gel-type clean fuel so it can be burned indoors or out. I loved the colors of this...
Creamy Cauliflower with Cheese & Dill

Creamy Cauliflower w...

Mashed Cauliflower with Cheese & Dill This is a great Thanksgiving side dish for all you vegetable lovers out there! I think that regular old steamed vegetables are boring. If I’m going to eat the 5 servings of vegetables that are recommended each day then I need a few...
Cheesy Vegetable Bake

Cheesy Vegetable Bak...

Cheesy Vegetable Bake Ok, I know that Velveeta cheese isn’t exactly gourmet, but there are just a few things for which it is perfect because of its smooth and creamy meltability! This is one of those recipes. My friend, Cathy, shared this recipe with me probably 20 years ago....
Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes...

Fried Green Tomatoes My dad grew up in the south and loved fried green tomatoes . . . actually he pretty much loved all things fried . . . chicken, potatoes, and okra among other things. Growing up my mom fried everything in bacon grease which I love to this day but don’t do...
Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato C...

Seasoned Sweet Potato Chips I have always wanted a mandoline so I could easily slice things really thin to make my own potato chips or for things like scalloped potatoes. I never wanted to part with the money, however, to buy one. I’ve been looking at them for a long time, though,...
Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage

Baby Lima Beans with...

Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage As many of you have probably figured out by now, I like a variety of vegetables. Some of you may put lima beans into the same category as brussel sprouts and not eat either one but I really like them both! When I make this recipe I usually...
Brussel Sprouts w/Lemon & Walnuts

Brussel Sprouts w/Le...

Brussel Sprouts w/Lemon & Walnuts Ok, ok, ok . . . I know that not all of you are fans of brussel sprouts but as many of you may remember, I am. So here’s another recipe for all you fellow brussel sprout lovers out there. The secret to the deliciousness of this dish is...
Creamy Ranch Cauliflower

Creamy Ranch Caulifl...

Creamy Ranch Cauliflower Denial is a wonderful thing while it lasts!! I finally decided to weigh myself since I haven’t done so since last fall. I now declare my denial over . . . I need to lose 25 pounds!! Is anyone else out there with me on this? This is one of our “go-to”...