Cooking Collard Greens: A Northern’s Approach to this Healthy Crop

Cooking collard greens is different than greens like spinach and chard. However their nutritional value and unique taste, is worth the wait. Cooking collard greens is something that I didn’t think I would be doing this summer. However, when I received a nice bunch of this healthy veggie from the Stone Church Acres CSA, I… [Read More]

Easy and Versatile Homemade Blueberry Sauce

This recipe for a homemade blueberry sauce, is super simple to make and can be used in many ways.  Once of the things I received in my CSA basket was a pint of huge blueberries. When I saw them I decided to purchase another, to make a yummy sauce that I could store and use… [Read More]

Simple Summer Greens Stir Fry Recipe

This recipe for summer greens stir fry, is a great way to use all your fresh greens from the garden, for a quick and healthy meal. The CSA program at Stone Church Acres Farm is well underway. This week our basket was full of delicious greens and other goodies, so I decided to make a… [Read More]

Super Simple Zucchini Gratin Recipe

A simple zucchini gratin is one of my “go-to” side dishes that you can whip up for an everyday meal or serve to guests. This week for Tuesdays in the Garden we are sharing “farm-to-table” recipes. Since I am mainly an ornamental gardener, I decided to share a recipe made with zucchini, since it seems… [Read More]

Easy Mini Crab Cakes with Creamy Lemon Thyme Dip

This recipe for mini crab cakes with creamy lemon thyme dip is perfect for any party. Around here it seems like a really good crab cake at a restaurant is hard to find. However, my husband grew up near the Eastern shore, aka, crab country, and he has learn how to make really tasty crab… [Read More]

Aromatic and Tangy Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

A restaurant that my friends like to visit, makes the most delicious cilantro lime vinaigrette. It’s rich and silky, and reminds me a little of a pesto sauce. So I thought I’d give it a try and attempt to create a similar yummy dressing.  Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette Recipe I love the beautiful green color of the… [Read More]

Easy to Make Favorite Cheesy Hashbrown Potato Casserole

This super easy cheesy hashbrown potato casserole was requested by my daughter for Easter dinner. It’s one of those quick ones that you’ve probably seen in a church, school or local town cookbook. You may even have your own recipe for this one. However, if for some reason you haven’t tasted, or made a cheesy potato… [Read More]