Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe I have never tried Rhubarb! After looking at Connie's recipe, I am tempted. I just love crisps or crumbles- my favorite dessert! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Rhubarb is a tart vegetable, so it is often misunderstood. It looks like reddish-colored celery and is optimum in the spring and early summer. The thin-skinned stalk should be no thicker than your thumb. Because of rhubarb’s tartness, recipes usually call ...

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Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Asparagus Soup Recipe I love asparagus! As Connie notes, asparagus can be used in a number of ways. Last week I served a delicious hors d'oeuvre; bacon wrapped asparagus. It was full of calories, but oh so good! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Spring has sprung…and fresh spring vegetables are beginning to show up in the grocery stores and at farmers’ markets. One of the first vegetables to make a spring appearance is asparagus. ...

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Caesar Burger Recipe

Summer Grilling Caeasar Burger Recipe

Summer is the season for grilling out, no doubt!  Hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, and watermelon will be served at picnics and family gatherings all summer long. While there is nothing like a good ole hamburger grilled over charcoal, there are a couple things you can do to spice up the original. The most basic trick is to add 1 T. Worcestershire sauce and 1 T. grill seasoning to 1 lb. ground beef before forming 4 patties. Always flavor your beef, then patty them, then refrigerate until ready ...

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Ribollita Recipe

Ribollita recipe

Ribollita Recipe   Ribollita recipe is a hearty dish from Tuscany.   Classically, seasonal vegetables are used in this rustic dish.  It is a flavorful meal that is inexpensive to make since the ingredients are in season or available year-round.  But, substitutions are what make this dish your own unique creation.  If you don’t like kale, use Swiss chard, your favorite winter greens, or even spinach.  The authentic recipe calls for fresh cannelloni beans and pancetta, favorites in ...

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Cooking with Connie: Cabbage & Kielbasa Slow Cooker Recipe

Cabbage & Kielbasa Slow Cooker Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Now that the holiday season is upon us, day-to-day life has become busy and suppertime sneaks up on me.  So, I’ve pulled out the slow cooker to make suppertime quick and easy.  When kielbasa or smoked sausage are on sale, I stock up and freeze.  Cabbage is an inexpensive vegetable year-round, but it is fresh and really cheap this time of year.  Frozen ...

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Grilled Pesto Turkey Panini Recipe

Grilled Pesto Turkey Panini Recipe This sandwich sounds so good! I love pesto and sandwiches are a meal we have often when running to soccer practice. Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! On a recent trip to Nags Head, I had one of the most delicious bagel sandwiches of my life. Now, I have to say, the breakfast bagels in New York City were superb (of course), but this bagel sandwich I had at the beach was unique and easy to duplicate at ...

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Zucchini Meatloaf Recipe

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Zucchini Meatloaf Recipe Thanks to Connie for this Zucchini Meatloaf Recipe. I recently read an article in Cooking Light magazine suggesting a number of tips for using those plentiful zucchini from your summer garden. Zucchini is one of those vegetables that produces more than any family can eat, so we must get creative with how to prepare and store it. The article suggests to add shredded zucchini to a meatloaf. I was skeptical at first, but then I realized that we use zucchini to make ...

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Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe Roasted Potato Salad is a classic Southern side dish.  We’ll serve potatoes with chicken, beef, pork, and seafood.  Southerners believe potatoes pair nicely with just about anything.  Potatoes are a natural carbohydrate, high in vitamin C and potassium, and a good source of fiber. Potatoes are also inexpensive and filling, making them a thrifty choice when on a budget.  Potatoes keep well in dry, dark, cool spaces.  If stored properly, you’ll be able to enjoy ...

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Crunchy Cabbage Salad Recipe

This recipe is an upscale Chinese Chicken Salad with toasted pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds along with the traditional ramen noodle. Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Ramen noodles get a bad rap. Many of us enjoyed them while in college since they were cheap, filling food. But, now that we’re all grown up, we are far too sophisticated to eat lowly ramen noodles. I beg to differ. Ramen noodles can be eaten raw or cooked and the ...

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