Valarie Russell on May 3rd, 2016

It’s asparagus time, here is a delicious soup I made for Kenny using mostly stems leftover from pickling asparagus this week.  We had with a salad and some crusty bread I purchased at the market this weekend.   1 lb asparagus spears, trimmed 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 green onions, thinly sliced 2 cups vegetable […]

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Valarie Russell on April 26th, 2016

Asparagus is sautéed until tender and flavored with young green onions. This ricotta quiche is great for groups and healthier without the crust. Enjoy with a fresh spring salad. 2 cups asparagus, chopped bite size 2  green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper, to taste 4 large eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup ricotta […]

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Valarie Russell on September 1st, 2015

This is a light and refreshing lunch or a side dish with dinner, and a great use of summer veggies. It’s delicious, but the second time I made it I decided to add grilled chicken for a complete meal in a bowl.  I marinated 2 chicken breast in the some of the KRAFT Zesty Lime […]

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Valarie Russell on May 20th, 2014

It’s lettuce time… try Kenny’s all time favorite salad.  He would eat this everyday if I would make it for him.  This is a recipe his mom used to make and the same dressing my grandmother used on her German potato salad.  It is so good! 1 /2 pound bag lettuce (Black Simpson is best) washed but […]


Valarie Russell on May 6th, 2014

I found this recipe in a Walgreen’s magazine ~ heart health & you.  Since  it sounded so good and we have plenty of kale I decide to fix it for Kenny this week.  We thought it was delicious, I used oranges since Kenny can’t have grapefruit, I think it would be great either way.  Hope […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2011

The garden in over-run with cucumbers so now what to do with all of them?  How about trying one of my mom’s favorite sandwich, homemade Benedictine and Bacon.  It’s quick and easy to make, and quite delicious too. Ingredients: 2 medium  cucumbers, peeled, grated and drained of moisture 1 bunch green onions, chopped fine 8 […]

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