Okra is a real popular dish down here in the south. My mother always loved okra every which way from boiled, to sautéed, to fried. I, on the other hand, was more picky about which okra recipes were acceptable. I didn't like the mucilaginous, slimy nature of certain okra recipes even though my mother assured me that it was good for me and tasted good too! Today, I want to … [Read more...] about Okra Patties From My Pinewood Kitchen
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I just love vegetables and my kids do too. It is all about how you cook veggies to let their natural flavors shine through but still enhance them and compliment them. If way-too-long cooking times and strange ingredient lists always seem to stand in the way of healthy cooking for your family, you will love the recipes from the revised and expanded version of the … [Read more...] about Citrus Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe
We'v always wanted to have a big garden. Growing up my dad always grew a lot of the veggies our family ate and my father-in-law had the most beautiful garden full of amazing produce. This spring we started early with seeds inside and ended up with several plants for our garden boxes. We lost several of our zucchini and squash seedlings though and I was heartbroken. Well, … [Read more...] about Zucchini and Squash Fritters Recipe
Bitter melon is a food I am familiar with from Indian cuisine. It is a bit bitter, as the name suggests, but it also a satisfying flavor and texture. It makes a great meat replacement as far having a great depth of flavor. It is known for being great for your liver and and there are many bitter melon recipes for those with diabetes because bitter melon can lower blood sugar … [Read more...] about Bitter Melon Chips Recipe, Diabetes-Friendly
Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe, here with a scrumptious Oven Roasted Broccoli Parmesan Recipe that will make you love your veggies! Easy Oven Roasted Broccoli Parmesan I. Love. Broccoli. I love it as a side. I love it in a casserole. In baked dishes. With cheese. By itself. I just love it. But I’ll admit, it gets old. Steamed broccoli, while yummy, is tricky. … [Read more...] about Oven Roasted Broccoli Parmesan Recipe
Right now is the time, for a short time, to gather dandelion greens while these wild edible yard weeds are tender and delicious. Once the dandelion leaves get too overgrown, they just don't taste as pleasing. This morning we gathered a bunch of dandelion greens. Most likely you will find these common edible yard weeds in your lawn, along your road, pasture, field or fence. If … [Read more...] about How To Cook Dandelion Greens- Wildly Edible Yard Weeds!
Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here with a recipe for grilled carrots. This side dish recipe is so easy, so quick and can do be done with just carrots, a few things you probably already have in the pantry and foil. I love grilling. I love cooking in the sun. It feels... right. So anything that allows me to cook more than just meat on the grill, and I'm IN! As an added … [Read more...] about Sweet Grilled Carrots Recipe- So Easy!