Green Beans Amadine

2 tablespoons butter 1 ounce sliced almonds 2 garlic cloves minced 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon salt dash Ground pepper (fresh) 3 cups green beans trimmed and halved, cooked until tender Instructions Heat butter over medium heat in Wok until bubbly and hot; add almonds, garlic, parsley, salt and ground pepper. Sauté until […]

Orange-Glazed Carrots

Fresh ginger 1 pound fresh baby carrots 1/3 cup orange marmalade 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons Dijon style mustard Instructions Peel small pieces of fresh ginger with vegetable peeler or sharp knife. Grate enough ginger with ginger grater or finest side of box-shaped grater to measure 1/2 tsp. Set aside. Cook carrots (heat 1 inch […]

Apple Cranberry Bake

6 Granny Smith, Wine sap, or Golden Delicious apples1 pound fresh cranberries2 ounces butter (melted) 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons cornstarch 12 ounces apricot preserves 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans (chopped)    Instructions Peel apples and cut into eighths; place in 8×12 Pyrex baking dish (sprayed with Pam); cover with cranberries. […]

Pick-your-own blueberries

It’s July and the blueberries are ripe!  We all know that the antioxidants in blueberries help to keep us healthy, and if you’ve been to the store lately, you’ve probably seen blueberries there for about $2.50 for a pint container.  Why not load up your kids and go pick some Georgia blueberries?  I haven’t found […]