Garlicky Dill Pickles

Join the Pickle Party!  Elect dill!  Experts predict a Green Wave!!! Sorry.  I really am a dork. I'm not much of a canner. I'm just too impatient. I like quick pickles in jars in the fridge. I pickle just about anything, but I should really share the classics. These good old fashioned dill cucumber pickles … Continue reading Garlicky Dill Pickles

Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa

I normally tell you to leave out the peppers if you don't like spicy food. This time is an exception. Put the peppers in, and take a chance on a little pain! It's so worth it! This oven roasted salsa is great on meats, veggies, corn, even for dipping bread or chips. It has a … Continue reading Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa

Grilled Veggie Fajitas

Let me start with a disclaimer:  I do not have a position on the corn vs. flour tortilla debate (corn). Both are delicious (corn), and both work well as fajita wrap. Whether you're a meat eater or a non-meat eater, you'll love these. If you're dairy-free, you'll want to use vegan sour cream, but the … Continue reading Grilled Veggie Fajitas

Carrot Curry Soup

I love this soup!  It's savory, rich and filling, and it's still healthy.  Carrot soup on a chilly, Fall evening is a cozy warmer for your heart. It's a great stress reliever. This soup pairs well with a roasted, green vegetable, like asparagus or broccoli. Of course, toast or cornbread is a great compliment as … Continue reading Carrot Curry Soup

Seared Whole Tomatoes

Who knew that to make a veggie more healthy you had to make it taste better?! Apparently, that's the skinny on tomatoes. While raw tomatoes are great, slightly cooked tomatoes are even better for you. Tomatoes that are slightly heated release more cancer-fighting anti-oxidants without destroying some of the vitamin C that over cooking them … Continue reading Seared Whole Tomatoes