Category Archives: Vegetables

Asian Salad Dressing

Make Favorite In another post I did an Asian Salad with Marinated Flank Steak.  You can top it with any salad dressing you’d like, but here’s one of my personal favorite Asian Salad Dressings that’s easy to make in your … Continue reading

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Asian Salad with Marinated Beef Flank Steak

Make Favorite When you’re heading home from work, it’s easy to run by and pick up a carry out order of Chinese, Asian and Oriental foods.  As convenient as it may be, it also has a draining effect on the … Continue reading

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Baked Acorn Squash

Make Favorite Winter squash comfort is what I call this dish.  I have made this Baked Acorn Squash since Kyle was just a tot.  It was a favorite of his and I tried to make them on a regular basis … Continue reading

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Baked Penne Pasta

Make Favorite This is my take on the traditional baked ziti.  I rarely have ziti pasta on hand and almost always have penne pasta in my pantry.  It was one of those days that I was home and had some … Continue reading

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Campanelle Pasta with Zucchini and Mushrooms

Make Favorite . This is a healthy vegetarian dish I have made for years, especially during my single adult years.  It’s one of those quick dishes that I really didn’t do a lot of measuring and I could make enough … Continue reading

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Canning Jalapeno Peppers

Make Favorite We just love jalapenos!  My husband in particular.  We love them on pizza, in Mexican dishes and salsa.  Paul likes them in breakfast sandwiches and omelets, and the list goes on.  Every year I  plant pepper plants and … Continue reading

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Chopped Kale Salad

Make Favorite Even though it’s winter time, I still love a good salad.  During the summer months, I love the fresh garden vegetables like vine ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and anything else I can pick right off the plant … Continue reading

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Consomme’ Rice

Make Favorite Thanksgiving side dish #4!  This recipe is from my Mother’s own cookbook called, “Food Lovers Collection” by Rita Dover McMahan.  For those rice lovers that are looking for something different from traditional steamed white rice, here’s one for … Continue reading

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Dried Field Peas

Make Favorite In the winter time, I just love dried beans poured over hot buttered cornbread.  It is a winter comfort food that’s a staple in our home.  But to fix dried beans, it means some planning.  There’s soaking to … Continue reading

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Fiesta Pumpkin Dip

Make Favorite I’m in Fall cooking mode!  As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been preparing dishes that contain pumpkin, sweet potatoes and other Fall ingredients. So, while I’m on a ‘dip’ roll, I’m going to go ahead and … Continue reading

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