1 cup uncooked Arborio rice 2 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped shitake mushrooms 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth Salt and pepper Saute onion in oil and butter for 2 minutes, add mushrooms, sauté 2 minutes, add rice and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup of [...]
Georgia Cracker Salad 1 sleeve saltine crackers 1 large tomato, finely chopped 3 green onions, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 1 hard boiled egg, finely chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions In a medium size bowl, coarsely crush the crackers with your hands – you should have big cracker pieces. Add the remaining [...]
Okra Curry 1/2 cup sliced onion 1/4 tsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 lb. of okra 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup sliced juliet tomatoes Saute onion in 2 tablespoons of oil until golden. Add ginger, garlic and spices and sauté for a few minutes. Add [...]
Mexican Corn on the Cob fresh husked corn mayo Tajin brand chile,lime,salt seasoning (found in most Mexican grocery stores) grated parmesan Boil ears of corn for about 5 minutes. Drain and serve ears with mayo, sprinkle lightly with Tajin seasoning and parmesan cheese. Delicious!
Steamed Okra Small okra pods Lemon juice Butter Salt Steam small okra pods for approx. 3 minutes until bright green. Place on platter with lemon, butter, and salt. Enjoy!
Lynn’s Easy Eggplant Casserole eggplant, peeled and diced onions, chopped tomatoes, diced salt and black pepper to taste grated cheese to top Cook eggplant in water. Drain well and place in baking dish with tomato and onion. Top with salt, pepper, and cheese. Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese [...]
Eggplant Casserole 1 pound eggplant, peeled and diced. 3 medium onions, chopped 1 egg, beaten 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons buttered, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 cup grated cheese (your choice) 1 cup Ritz cracker crumbs 1. Combine eggplant and onion in a medium saucepan. Add water to a depth [...]
Braised Greens Wash greens and cut into strips. Braise in a skillet with a little oil and garlic or green garlic. If greens are not tender enough, add a little water or chicken broth and simmer a few minutes. Season with salt and balsamic vinegar. Carrots can be added with greens for some color.
No Slime Okra Cut medium okra pods in half lengthwise. Spray a heavy skillet with oil and heat. Place the okra pods, flat side down in skillet and cook until slightly browned. Turn over and cook a little more. Remove from pan, season with salt or seasoned salt and serve.
Baba Ganouj Oil for baking sheet Eggplant—medium 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup sesame tahini 1/2 tsp salt black pepper and cayenne to taste olive oil and parsley for the top Preheat oven to 350 degrees and oil the baking sheet. Halve the eggplant lengthwise and place cut side [...]