As we head into the summer months, my beloved slow cooker switches into high gear. See, I try and avoid using the oven if at all possible, so the slow cooker gets a lot of use. We all know you can save money and feed the many by serving garden vegetables. One way I save is by having veggie night once a week. And sometimes
I really feel quite silly authoring a post on “Fried Okra.” Southern cooks learn how to make this dish usually the same way that their Mamas made it. Goodness gracious, there are a lot of ways and opinions on cooking this famous vegetable! My Mama was a great cook, she denied it to all, but that is the way we are here in the South. If
Sliced, dipped, dredged and fried tomatoes equal a plateful of delights as the showcase of veggie night. It’s an annual treat. I make fried green tomatoes maybe twice a summer. Veggie plate night, of course being a frugal way to feed our hodgepodge. And fried green tomatoes, of course being a way to liven things up a bit. Just three ingredients, of course. Join me
Got cucumbers? Nana did! She was given a whole bunch of cucumbers. And guess what we did? We made homemade pickles from the Duggar family recipe like we have done before. Homemade Pickles It goes like this. We rinsed the cucumbers. We got to rinse the jars. We unwrapped the garlic. I loved the way it smelled. Nana sliced the cucumbers into spears then we
Just steam them in the microwave with a little bit of water and a little bit of onion. Or all by themselves. Enjoy your garden bounty or some treasures from the farmer’s market. Eat lots this summer! (photos of veggies from my Daddy’s garden). Vegetables are beautiful, aren’t they? Tonight we tried a new slow cooker veggie recipe. I had quite a bit of vegetables
When you have some fresh, garden squash – or four or five from the produce section – you can make up some squash casserole. Just wash, then slice up your squash. Add finely chopped onion – or larger slices of onion. Whatever your preference. Put it all in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Add a splash of water. Then, the secret ingredient, a spoonful of sugar.
This recipe is a Grandma and Grandpa original. In hopes of getting a grandchild to eat a green vegetable with the bonus of using up leftovers… 1 package any type noodle (e.g., a bag of ready to cook fettucini, leftover spaghetti or any noodle) chopped, cooked chicken green peas Cook noodles according to package directions. Pulling from leftovers is the simplest way to make this