Hands down--the best pickle ever--crisp and flavorful!
Pickling asparagus is a great way to enjoy this spring vegetable all year long. This mouth-puckering pickled asparagus is perfect for people who prefer sour over sweet pickles.
Happy New Year! Growing up, my family had a Christmas Eve tradition. We would pick a country and find recipes of their traditional Christmas and holiday foods, and then cook the recipes to eat for our Christmas eve feast. It was a fun way of adventuring to a new land and learning about their traditions … Continue reading A Denmark Holiday Dinner
I love the end of summer and all the fresh produce and vegetables. This is a great way to eat yellow summer squash. Wash and cut the squash into sticks. Place on parchment-lined baking pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400º F for 30 minutes. Let cool and enjoy.
After being away from my garden for a week, I came back to find my zucchini plants loaded with overgrown zucchini. Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables, if it is possible to narrow it down. It is so mellow, versatile, and plentiful. I'm loving the zucchini season.Growing up, my dad loved telling a joke … Continue reading Zucchini Time
Vegetables roasted in olive oil and mixed with rotini pasta. Summertime equals more salads at our house. Everybody likes pasta salad. I like to include lots of vegetables, and I like them soft but not mushy-just like the pasta. Consequently, I normally steam my vegetables to soften them before I add them to the pasta. … Continue reading Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad
Roasted until golden and sweet, yams will become your favorite vegetable with this recipe. Yams have been hiding under marshmallows too long. They can stand on their own. Really. Trust me on this. I first started roasting vegetables 10 years ago, and yams are one of my favorite. The sweet and mellow flavor pops out … Continue reading Roasted Yam Fries