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Category: Side Dish

Easy Southern Green Beans Recipe

I know, I live in the south so it’s kind of obligatory that I know how to make southern green beans, Right? Well kind of. Besides some people down here think it’s the only way to cook green beans. But let me tell you what lead…

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce I saw that I had a couple partial bags of apples in the fridge that needed to be used up. The raspberries and the peaches and the strawberries are starting to ripen. And the blueberries….oooh time for the berry berry good french toast! drool! But I…

Cooking Pumpkin And What To Cook With It.

Cooking Pumpkin And Making Pumpkin Puree Ever wonder what to do with a whole pumpkin? Maybe you’ve grown your own and think “now what do I do with it?” Ever think it’s too hard to use the real thing? Do you just open a…

Sauted Swiss Chard And Tomatoes

Swiss Chard On Your Table

Sauted Swiss Chard and Tomatoes. Such a quick side dish. So Good and So Good For You.
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As we pull back the plastic from the summer solarizing and start to plant our fall gardens, our thoughts turn towards those affiliate links noticewonderful fall greens. There are the old reliables,    spinach, beet greens and kale, or new comers like typhon. But today we are talking about Swiss Chard. Although, in cooking, all of these can be interchanged, they all impart their own set of nutritional advantages. Some will have more Vitamin C while others will have more potassium, calcium or protein. Thus it is a good idea to mix it up and eat a little bit of them all.

Hawaiian Coleslaw

Every family has their favorite family recipes. A favorite of ours is Hawaiian Coleslaw. I was introduced to it at the first holiday spent at my in-laws house. Mimi, my mother in law, was a very good cook and I got many of my culinary inspirations from her. One…

simple broccoli salad

Broccoli salad; simple to make, yummy to eat Summer is the time for simple, quick, no cooking (and heating up the house) and fresh. And what fits the bill any better than Simple Broccoli Salad. I worked out in the garden a lot this weekend. I have started getting my…