Salad with Asian Greens

1/2 lb. Asian salad greens, torn 1 apple, sliced thin 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup craisins or raisins or other dried fruit 1/4 cup toasted walnuts 1/4 cup feta, crumbled Celery seed dressing Toss all ingredients of the salad together. Make dressing and use as much as you like. Celery Seed dressing 1 tsp […]

Blue Cheese Cole Slaw

1 2-lb head of Napa cabbage, shredded (peel off a few tough outer leaves and then lay cabbage head on its side and slice thinly). Spin or dry it thoroughly ½ lb blue cheese, crumbled 1/3 c cider or Japanese rice wine vinegar (prefer organic apple cider) ¼ tsp dry mustard 1 tsp celery seeds […]

Tomato and Onion Soup with Pesto

1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of olive oil 5 fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 3 cans vegetable or chicken broth 1 can V-8 1 teaspoon sugar Salt and pepper to taste Pesto to taste Saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil till soft. Add the tomatoes, broth […]

Cane Creek Salsa

1 qt. cut up tomatoes 1 medium green pepper 2 jalapeño peppers, 2 cloves garlic 1 medium onion ½ cup vinegar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar Dash of pepper, oregano, cayenne, and cumin Chop the vegetables in a food processor until coarsely ground. Stir vinegar, salt and sugar into vegetables. Transfer to a 3 […]

Root Soup

1 lb. of sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced 1 lb. of white potatoes, peeled and sliced 1 lb. of turnips, sliced 1 onion, sliced 1/2 stick of butter Milk or cream Stock, vegetable or chicken Salt and pepper Green onions, sliced Saute the sliced onions in the butter till soft. Add the potatoes and turnips, […]

Aunt Clara Nell’s Collard Green Soup

½ cup chopped onion 1 tbs olive oil 1 lb. hot sausage, browned 1 lb. collards, cleaned and chopped 2 cans navy beans with liquid 1 cup chicken broth ½ cup chopped green pepper 1 can great northern beans, with liquid garlic powder 3 potatoes, diced 3 tbs vinegar 1 can whole tomatoes 2 cups […]

Shitake Mushroom Risotto

1 cup uncooked Arborio rice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped shitake mushrooms 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth Salt and pepper Saute onion in oil and butter for 2 minutes, add mushrooms, sauté 2 minutes, add rice and stir for 2 minutes.  Stir in 1 cup of […]

Georgia Cracker Salad

Georgia Cracker Salad 1 sleeve saltine crackers 1 large tomato, finely chopped 3 green onions, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 1 hard boiled egg, finely chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions In a medium size bowl, coarsely crush the crackers with your hands – you should have big cracker pieces. Add the remaining […]

Okra Curry

Okra Curry 1/2 cup sliced onion 1/4 tsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 lb. of okra 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sliced juliet tomatoes Saute onion in 2 tablespoons of oil until golden.  Add ginger, garlic and spices and sauté for a few minutes.  Add […]

Mexican Corn on the Cob

Mexican Corn on the Cob fresh husked corn mayo Tajin brand chile,lime,salt seasoning (found in most Mexican grocery stores) grated parmesan Boil ears of corn for about 5 minutes.  Drain and serve ears with mayo, sprinkle lightly with Tajin seasoning and parmesan cheese.  Delicious!