sweet potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are as American as apple pie!     Native Americans were growing sweet potatoes well before Columbus arrived.  By the 16th century, they were being cultivated in the southern … Continued

Spiced Pear Halves

Spiced Pear Halves Recipes

  Spiced Pear Halves are wonderful light dessert, plus delicious, after a satisfying meal!  Spiced Pear Halves and Spiced Poached Pears are a favorite dessert during our local pear season.  

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Fresh Spinach – How To Buy and Clean

  How To Buy and Clean Fresh Spinach –  Did you know that spinach is considered the winter super food! It is full of nutrients and delicious tasting.  Remember the … Continued

Spinach Rockefeller Tomatoes Recipe

  Spinach Rockefeller Tomatoes makes a very easy to make and very elegant side dish to serve with any of your favorite entrees.   Especially great when using vine-ripened tomatoes … Continued

Homemade Tartar Sauce

Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe

  Homemade Tartar Sauce is so delicious and easy to make that you will never want to buy tartar sauce from the store again.  Like I said – it’s the … Continued

Pumpkin Upside Down Cake

Pumpkin Upside Down Cake Recipe

  Pumpkin Upside Down Cake is a favorite pumpkin pie substitute.  It is like both a cake and a pie!   It is pumpkin pie on the bottom, and a … Continued

Uniq Fruit, Unique Fruit, Ugli Fruit

Uniq Fruit, Unique Fruit, Ugli Fruit

    This is a fruit of many names – Uniq Fruit, Unique Fruit, and Ugli Fruit.   Hideous to look at – It is lumpy, frumpy, and has a … Continued

Salt Crusted Mini Potatoes Recipe

Salt Crusted Mini Potatoes are crusted with salt and olive oil and then baked until the outsides are crispy and the insides are perfectly creamy and tender.  Salt Crusted Mini … Continued

Spinach Torta with Potato Crust Recipe

Spinach Torta with Potato Crust will drive you crazy with desire as you inhale the smell as it bakes!  This spinach torta is so fantastic that my family ate this … Continued

Mock Creme Fraiche Recipe

How To Make Mock Creme Fraiche   Mock creme fraiche is not real creme fraiche.  For the real stuff you have to go to France.  Real creme fraiche is what … Continued

Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon

Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon and Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

  Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon and Balsamic Vinaigrette is a fabulous recipe that will make spinach lovers out of those spinach haters!  This is an easy-to-make salad with just … Continued

Wilted Spinach Salad

Wilted Balsamic Spinach Salad with Asparagus Recipe

  If you love spinach salads, you will definitely love this very healthy wilted spinach salad with the addition of balsamic vinegar and fresh asparagus. Asparagus is my yearly classic … Continued

Sesame Dijon and Capers Vinaigrette Recipe:

  Sesame Dijon Caper Vinaigrette recipe is very different from the usual salad dressing.  It is a quick and easy-to-make vinaigrette that you will love.  This vinaigrette is also delicious serve over … Continued

Mixed Greens, Caramelized Pears and Walnut Salad Recipe

  Mixed Greens, Caramelized Pears and Walnut Salad Recipe is fantastic looking, delicious, and refreshing salad!  I love the flavor of pears and walnuts, they go so well together.  This … Continued

Pomegranate Vinaigrette Recipe

  Pomegranate Vinaigrette is a great tasting healthy salad dressing.  This recipe is a low-fat, low-calorie and low-carbohydrate dressing – plus you have all the benefits and nutrients of the pomegranate juice.  When … Continued