Category Archives: Vegetable

Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Onion Sauté

We make variations of this easy side dish which can also be used for stuffing a chicken or turkey by adding some bread cubes. 2 cups of sliced mushrooms, (button or cremini) 1 large onion chopped coarsely 1 TBSP light … Continue reading

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Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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Italian Butter Bean Salad

I use butter beans in this recipe but other beans (black beans, navy beans etc.) work well also.  This is a good and delicious way to use leftover beans from the baked bean recipe published in April. 5-6 cups baked butter … Continue reading

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Baked Beans

There are many techniques for cooking dried beans. I use this method for dried butter beans but it can be used for black beans, cannellini beans, or Great Northern beans. 1 pound dried butter beans or other of your choice … Continue reading

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Corn, Onion, and Cheddar “Pie”

This is one of our most requested recipes. We make this recipe to go with flank steak, BBQ chicken, and lamb chops. We make it throughout the year and more frequently in the warmer months. I am reposting it with … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is the older version of the broccoli casserole with the can of soup etc. It is not quite as nutritious as the previous one with yogurt and sour cream but easy and delicious. 2 packages frozen broccoli, chopped … Continue reading

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