Raw Beet Salad
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I love beets. Boiled, roasted, Harvard beets – anything except pickled beets (sorry pickle lovers).  However, all the rain we’ve had this year has meant an abundance of big beets. So, I decided to branch out our beet repertoire and … Read More

Kale With Bacon and Onions
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We are fortunate to be able to pick kale in the winter that is growing in the garden under small greenhouse covers. In fact, overall kale tastes even better once it is exposed to a slight frost and it is … Read More

Best Fries Ever
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We have been making fresh cut french fries since growing our potatoes three years ago.  While we love fries I hate the cleanup.  Oil splattered all over the stove which seems to take days to completely clean.  I often debated … Read More

Sauteed Onion, Spinach and Mushrooms
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“A great way to eat more leafy greens.” INGREDIENTS 1 onion, cut in half and sliced thin 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups cremini mushrooms, diced 8 cups spinach salt and pepper balsamic vinegar DIRECTIONS Slice onion into thin strips. … Read More

Sauteed Carrots With Rosemary And Lemon
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“Sauteed carrots are a nice side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.” INGREDIENTS 4 large carrots 2 tablespoons butter 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary zest and juice from one lemon DIRECTIONS Cook carrots until tender crisp. … Read More

Roasted Potatoes
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“The first year we grew our own potatoes was a great experience. We grew Yukon Gold, Norland and Russian Blue. It is amazing how much better a fresh potato tastes. I mixed all three colours when making roasted potatoes.” INGREDIENTS … Read More

Potatoes Au Gratin
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“Parmesan cheese gives this gratin dish a real intense flavour.” INGREDIENTS 6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced thin 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 … Read More

Grilled Asparagus With Prosciutto
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“Barbequed asparagus has a more intense flavour which combines well with the saltiness of the prosciutto.” INGREDIENTS 12 asparagus spears 6 slices prosciutto or ham with prosciutto 2 slices provolone if desired olive oil DIRECTIONS Clean asparagus, break off bottom … Read More

Green Beans With Balsamic-Shallot Butter
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“Perfect for entertaining, this impressive side dish can be made ahead and assembled at the last minute.” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 large shallots, finely chopped 4 tablespoons butter, room temperature 2 pounds green beans DIRECTIONS Combine vinegar and … Read More

Campbell’s Green Bean Holiday Casserole
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“Green bean casserole is a tradition for the holidays.” INGREDIENTS 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 dash pepper 4 cups cooked green beans, cut 1 1/3 cups French’s French Fried Onions DIRECTIONS … Read More

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