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 March 29th, 2016

This easy slow cooker soup is loaded with veggies, beans, and whole wheat pasta! It is the perfect meal for “Meatless Monday!  1 small red or yellow onion, diced  2 small carrots, diced  2 celery stalks, diced  4 cloves garlic, minced  1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces  1 (28 […]

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Valarie Russell on November 11th, 2014

While vacationing last week I discovered that the National Dish of Saint Maarten on the French side is Callaloo Soup (Caribbean Greens). It’s made with pork cubes, chicken stock, okra, hot pepper (habanero or Scotch Bonnet are typically used), onion, callaloo leaves (spinach like, so I used spinach) and other ingredients. This soup is really delicious […]

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Valarie Russell on October 7th, 2014

A good way to use up your “Basket of the Week”, or clean out the refrigerator. This recipe could easily be vegetarian by using vegetable broth in place of chicken broth. Makes a lot and freezes well. 1 T olive oil 1 c chopped onion (candy onion) 1 c sliced carrot 3/4 c sliced celery 3 […]

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Valarie Russell on May 13th, 2014

Our daughter-in-law, Deanna, makes Manicotti for her family often and was sharing her recipe a couple weeks ago. It sounded great and was definitely something I had never tried to make before, so I tried my hand at it this week. I tweaked her recipe a bit, mine is a meatless version but you could add ground beef, […]

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Valarie Russell on November 27th, 2013

I bought a ham last week while purchasing our turkey for Thanksgiving, thinking this year I might have multiple choices for dinner.  However, the same night I brought it home Kenny asked if he could open it.  Well, I guess you can figure out… no ham for Thanksgiving dinner!  I now have the task of […]

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Valarie Russell on March 20th, 2012

This recipe is from one of our regular customers at the market. Tonya is from Europe and loves our salad greens and spinach, she sent this recipe to me this week when she placed her weekly greens order.  She noted…” Feel free to adjust the recipe to more local taste; I know my taste is […]

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Valarie Russell on January 24th, 2012

This is a great tasting salad I like to make when raspberries are in season, but I do purchase raspberries out of season to make this when we have fresh spinach available. I use my homemade raspberry vinegar when available, but often use Marzetti’s Raspberry vinaigrette in place of making it fresh. This picture is […]

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