Alice’s Freezer Corn

Many years ago my sous-chef dish-washing mom used a recipe for simple freezer corn that makes all other recipes not even worth the time it takes to work the corn! Each summer friends and family contact mom for this recipe.  I apologize it has taken me so long to share it with you. Our Chief…

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Fun Colors of Spring and Oven-Roasted Carrots

It's been a fun few days since I blogged about my blue nails.  If you missed it, check it out here!  Thursday morning, after the blog post, my friend Bonnie arrived at Community Bible Study sporting fabulous blue nails in honor of my blog post and our friendship!  So fun!  Thank you, sweet Bonnie! It wasn't long…

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Bacon and Brussels Sprout Gratin
Brussel Sprouts Augratin

Bacon and Brussels Sprout Gratin

Happy New Year!  Who doesn't like to start the new year with some healthy new recipes?  I cooked up this skillet of Brussels Sprout Gratin earlier this fall.  The recipe came from Guy Fieri.  Well, not to me personally, but via the Food Network!  The bacon - well that is my addition.  Yum. I've made…

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I've been cooped up at home with mono for the past three days,  so with all that free time, I've cooked up quite a few recipes I'm excited to share (avocado brownies being my favorite)!!! But today I'm sharing homemade hummus!  I love hummus with pita chips or celery sticks and carrots.  It's a great healthy…

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Butternut, Potato and Onion Crustless Quiche
Fantastic roasted vegetables! Oh the fragrance!

Butternut, Potato and Onion Crustless Quiche

I know, you know, I never met a Quiche I didn't like.  So imagine my excitement when I saw this picture from Maureen at The Orgasmic Chef.  It is autumn in the United States and pumpkins and spice and all things nice are dancing in my head.  This includes butternut squash! Maureen begins her blog…

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Crock Pot Baked Potatoes
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Crock Pot Baked Potatoes

Have you ever baked potatoes in your Crock Pot?  Why would you? I can think of several reasons.  On this particular day I was going to be gone all afternoon and when I got home I put some meat on the grill for supper.  I wanted the potatoes done at the same time.  The outside…

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Sweet and Salty Corn Salad

When my Nebrasaka-friend Cheryl said, "do you have a good corn salad recipe?" I answered her with a questions, "do you?"  She said "I sure do!" Cheryl and I share a love for cooking and a love for experimenting with new recipes.  When we get together we always talk recipes.  In Nebraska things are done pretty…

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Garden Fresh Green Beans
Fresh Green Beans

Garden Fresh Green Beans

Have you been given a bag of fresh green beans from a neighbor or friend?  How about that basket of freshly picked green beans from the farmer's market?  Green beans are that one vegetable that just about everyone loves to eat. A few years ago I was standing in line at the grocery store and a woman…

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My Mixed Cultures Pasta Salad Made For A Crowd
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My Mixed Cultures Pasta Salad Made For A Crowd

This is the time of year that farmer's markets are plentiful around the United States and other areas of the world that are enjoying summertime!  If you aren't in the habit of shopping your farmers market I might say you are missing some of the best summer has to offer.  Most generally the vegetables and…

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