Tag Archives: side dishes

Roasted Carrots with Currant Relish

‘Tis the Season but somehow it doesn’t have the normal pizzazz it usually has. The Promenade was kind of low-key. The stores weren’t crowded. The bookstore had some folks in it but it

For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck!

My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color

Broiled Eggplant on Another Friday Night

Eggplant is really one of my all time favorite foods. Any excuse to make eggplant something and in summertime we can pick them right off of the vine here in our garden – thanks to Ed

Gingin’s Pre-Wedding Girlfriend Party With a Lovely Beet Salad

I haven’t written about Virginia Ripley yet. Our beloved Gingin. Family but not by blood. By love and affinity. We absolutely could not live without her in our lives. I met Virginia when

Zucchinis Abound

I think Zucchini is a great thing and it’s so easy to grow and when it does there is so much around but I’m always struggling to figure out what to do with it. One of my all time favorite

Thank You Ed! – Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

I’ve been on a vegetable dish experimentation binge for the past couple of weeks. I’ve made some good ones, some not so good ones – no bad ones. My family members and friends have

Roasted Butternut Squash

There’s always so much to look forward to each growing season isn’t there? We love Fall/Winter vegetables. Squash, root vegetables, and all. Truth is, we can get all vegetables all

A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard

It was oh so funny when we were small. What is it with kids and farting? I wonder why farting is so funny? Curious. In any event…. My friend Kathy Patton taught me about beans. Real beans.