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Red Chinese Noodle Beans

I have been very fortunate during this growing season. My Red Chinese Noodle Beans have produced a bumper crop. These beans are usually more than a foot in length but still tender. I bought my package of these heirloom green … Continue reading

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Red Dirt Squash Casserole

More squash madness. Don’t worry folks, it will end soon with the first frost! 2 pounds Yellow Summer Squash or Zucchini, unpeeled and sliced in 1/4 inch thick rounds 1 medium Sweet Onion, chopped 1 can (4 oz) Green Chilies, … Continue reading

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Cold Chinese Noodles

This recipe is so versatile. It can be a snack, a side or even a vegetarian main dish. This will keep in fridge for at least a week (if it is not eaten all at one serving!) 1/2 pound thin Pasta … Continue reading

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Sauteed Green Beans

Tonight we had this side dish with grilled chicken thighs. Steaming the beans first makes the beans tender, then the sauteing makes them a little crispy.   1 pound fresh Green Beans, keep whole but trim vine end 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Baked Acorn Squash

As I got older I made friends with squash. I have always like yellow and zucchini squashes. But I needed a little encouragement to like the thicker skinned ones. Now I really like to oven roast them as in this recipe. … Continue reading

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Okra Soup #1

Why, yes, I do have several versions of okra soup. All my versions freeze really well. Even though I grew up in the Northeast, I ate okra because my mom loved it. This recipe is a mild vegetarian version. Try to … Continue reading

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Cheesey Spinach Pie

Now I am what you call a meat and potatoes girl but once a week we do a full day of vegetables. We usually try to do it on Mondays because many weekends we grill both Saturday and Sunday. This … Continue reading

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Barley and Mushroom Stew

For a change from meat based stews, this is a great option. But I love the meaty ones!! 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) 2 small Leeks, washed well and use only white and pale green parts Sea Salt … Continue reading

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Country Potato and Kale Soup

This is a great tasting and quick cooking soup you can make for a work day dinner. Easily made into a vegetarian dish by using vegetable broth and substituting smoked Tofu or TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein) for the kielbasa. 6 cups Low Sodium … Continue reading

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