Valarie Russell on May 24th, 2016

This recipes isn’t mine, but one from the National Honey Board.  I attended the Taste of Home cooking school last week and this was one of the recipes we were taught. I thought I would share it this week, it’s delicious.  Hope you enjoy. 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts, 4 oz. each 9 cups – lightly […]

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Valarie Russell on August 5th, 2014

A little different salsa that is quick and easy to throw together as well as delicious.  It’s a good way to use up some of those cucumbers that are so plentiful this time of year.   2 medium seedless cucumbers, peeled and diced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 1 small red onion, diced 1 […]

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Valarie Russell on July 21st, 2014

This is one of my favorite summer salads, it’s delicious as well as beautiful. A great way to make use of the veggies in season.  It could be a meal in it’s self, served with a hunk of skillet cornbread. Yummy!   2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained 3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels […]

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Valarie Russell on August 19th, 2013

Super side dish, quick and easy… one of our new favorite summer dinners.  Kenny doesn’t really like the cilantro so I have on occasion switched to basil, both ways are delicious. 4 medium new potatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup fresh corn kernels (about 2 ears) 1 1/2 teaspoons thinly sliced garlic 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Valarie Russell on September 24th, 2012

I wanted to make something savory and packed with flavor, enough to be a meal all on its own. Acorn squash has 145% of your daily recommended intake of Vitamin A, along with Vitamin C, B, folate, and a hefty dose of beta carotene! Add in the black beans for protein, the tomatoes as an […]

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Valarie Russell on May 3rd, 2012

I love Cinco de Mayo for its festive bright colors, celebratory spirit and…food. It reminds me a bit of the Fourth of July but the fireworks are reserved for the backyard grill or fire pit! This salute to Mexican heritage and pride is celebrated throughout the U.S. as well as regionally in Mexico and is […]

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Valarie Russell on September 21st, 2011

Cilantro Chile Sauce 2 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 small bunch cilantro 1 green (serrano) chile, seeds removed 2 pinches ground cumin a couple pinches of salt Frittata 6 large eggs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small red onion, chopped 3 small potatoes, very […]

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Valarie Russell on August 11th, 2011

We are blessed with tons of tomatoes and many, many peppers so what better way to make use of this bounty… SALSA  I though I would share some of my favorite recipes for quick and simple salsa.  If anyone need tomatoes give us a call… we have bushels for sale. We have both Roma tomatoes […]

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Valarie Russell on August 11th, 2011

Let’s get something straight: eggplant parmesan is delicious. Nobody’s contesting that. But is it the only way to enjoy eggplant? Eggplants are in peak season right now and there’s more to them than just making eggplant Parmesan.  Eggplants can be grilled, steamed, roasted or baked.  Next time you stroll through the farmer’s market and happen upon […]

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