Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Around middle Tennessee, just about every town has at least 1 “meat and three”. What’s a meat and three? It’s a restaurant that serves a selection of meats and vegetables and you choose what you want from what’s cooked that day. For example, Thursday they might have a choice of 7 different meat dishes like fried chicken, […]

8 Make Ahead Summer Side Dishes

8 Make Ahead Summer Side Dishes

Hey ya’ll. I know summer isn’t officially here yet but I’m already in summer cooking mode. There will be all types of potlucks and cookouts this summer so I’ve started gathering recipes for my summer shin digs. Here are 8 recipes on my to-do list so don’t be surprised if you see variations of these […]

How to Make Cornbread Dressing

How to Make Cornbread Dressing

There are only a handful of dishes that define holiday dinners in the south and cornbread dressing is one of them. There are a million different variations but when you get down to the core, the basic recipe is pretty much the same. Sauteed aromatics, crumbled cornbread, spices, and a moistening agent. Once you get […]

Southwest Squash Casserole

Southwest Squash Casserole

This is the third CSA pick up from our summer CSA with Delvin Farms and I think we’re getting the hang of it. Since we signed up for a half share, we pick up our box every other Saturday from one our local farmers markets.  Because we get whatever was harvested during that week you never know […]

Asian Broccoli Slaw with Ginger Soy Dressing

Asian Broccoli Slaw with Ginger Soy Dressing

Sometime a light veggie dish like this is just what the doctor ordered – especially when you’re trying to eat lighter to compensate for some less than stellar food choices (don’t ask). Broccoli slaw mix is new to me. I’m not a huge fan of broccoli so I’ve never bought it but it was on sale at my favorite store so I decided to experiment.  Although […]

Sweet and Sour Refrigerator Pickled Beets

Sweet and Sour Refrigerator Pickled Beets

People keep telling me that beets are an acquired taste. Apparently I acquired a taste for them early in life since I’ve always liked them – even the pickled ones in the jar. I don’t however like the mess beet juice makes. Be smarted than I was the day I fixed these. Do not wear […]

Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes with Herbed Couscous

Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes with Herbed Couscous

You may have noticed that my little corner of the internet has been heavy on meatless dishes lately. Veggies rule in our house – at least until Good Friday. I have to admit I’m getting into finding new ways to fix vegetables, grains, and beans without any meat to add flavor. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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