Aeolian Salad – Insalata Eoliana – A Delicious Fresh Summer Salad

The Aeolian Islands are a group of islands that are to the north of Sicily. This Aeolian Salad is a popular recipe from that region.  While many people bring pasta salads and potato salads to summer picnics and barbecues, I prefer vegetable salads because they are lower in carbohydrates. A big helping of pasta or […]

Homemade Coleslaw Recipe That’s Very Easy to Make

My homemade coleslaw recipe is one that I look forward to each spring.  We often enjoy it for our Easter dinner as a side dish and then again in the summer when it’s time for cookouts and barbecues. While some people choose to buy coleslaw already prepared, my homemade coleslaw recipe tastes far better than […]

Pumpkin Corn Bread Recipe for Thanksgiving Celebrations

You are going to love this pumpkin corn bread recipe! Two of my favorite harvest time crops are pumpkins and corn.  Corn bread is popular in the colder weather in our house and is a wonderful addition to a meal of chili, a hearty soup or even an omelet.  We often have cornbread and fresh […]

Parmesan Rosemary Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Parmesan Rosemary Mashed Potatoes Recipe Now that the weather is cooler here in Vermont, I’ve begun making more roasts in the oven.  One of my favorite side dishes to have with a roast is mashed potatoes.  There are so many different things that you can add to your mashed potatoes recipe that the possibilities are […]

Tzatziki Recipe: Chilled cucumber yogurt dip

Tzatziki recipe Tzatziki Recipe: Chilled cucumber yogurt dip Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 (16 oz) carton plain Greek yogurt3 small cucumbers, peeled, seeded & diced small (1 1/2 cups)1 medium garlic clove, peeled & minced2 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill or mint1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1/2 tbsp red […]

Blue Lake Green Beans Recipe With Orange & Almonds

You are going to love this Blue Lake green beans recipe! During the summer, one of my favorite garden plants is our green bean plant! Green beans fresh from the garden taste so much better than canned or frozen green beans. Blue Lake Green Beans Recipe This Blue Lake green beans recipe is super easy […]

Praline Yams with Sugary Sam Sweet Potatoes for Thanksgiving

You will love these Praline Yams with Sugary Sam Sweet Potatoes! I love getting fresh veggies from the garden but that only works for me for a few months a year. For the rest of the year, I need to rely on what I can get from the grocery store.  You may also like: Creamy […]

How to Make Pan Cooked Beet Greens for the Holidays

I love greens of all sorts but pan cooked beet greens are one of my favorite vegetable side dishes. During the holidays (or any busy time of year), I look for easy vegetable sides. I don’t want to have to spend 45 minutes getting the vegetables ready for dinner. So while butternut squash and sweet potatoes […]