Bread And Butter Pickles #3

Do not pare cucumbers; slice thin. Add onions, peppers and garlic. Add salt, cover with cracked ice; mix well. Let stand three hours and drain well. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over cucumber mixture. Heat just to a boil. Seal in hot sterilized pint jars. Makes 8 pints. This is one of the easiest types of […]

Rice With Clams

Melt butter in medium saucepan. Add celery, onion and garlic. Cook until tender. Drain clams, reserving liquid. Add water to measure 1-1/2 cups liquid total. Stir liquid, rice, salt and dill into saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. Reduce heat to LOW, stir in clams. Cover and simmer 12-15 minutes, or until all liquid is […]

Zucchini Dill Pickles

Small zucchini (about 1 inch in diameter) make the best pickles, but over-grown ones can make satisfactory pickles if they are halved, seeded, then cut into half-rings. I prefer to use the dill heads before they are completely mature and dry because of their soft flavor and appearance. Trim the ends from the zucchini and […]

Crispy Sweet Pickles

Drain pickles. Cut pickles crosswise. Combine sugar and spices in a bowl. Put 1/4 of pickle slices back into the jar. Add 1/4 of sugar mixture. Repeat three more times. Put original cover on jar tightly. Store in refrigerator at least 3 days before using to make sure all the sugar is dissolved. Turn jar […]

Roasted Veggie Bread Pudding

1. Heat the oven to 400 F. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil. 2. Season the squash halves with some of the salt and pepper, 1/2 tsp of the thyme, and 1/2 tsp of the sage. Place 1 clove of the garlic into each squash caviaty, and then place an onion 1/2, cut side […]

3-bean Salad

Drain the three kinds of beans and place them in a bowl. Add all ingredients EXCEPT the onion. Mix well and chill several hours. Add 1/2 cup onion before serving.

Mabo Tofu #1

Heat wok or skillet and coat with both types of oil. Add garlic, leeks, and chilies, stir fry over high heat for 15 seconds. Reduce heat to medium, add shitake, and saute for 1 minute. Add dashi and next five ingrdients, bring to boil, and cook for 30 seconds. Add tofu and return to boil. […]

Three-bean Turkey Burger Bake

In large skillet, brown ground turkey and onions; drain. Add lima beans; cook and stir until beans are thoroughly heated. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Spoon into 2-quart casserole. Bake, uncovered, in preheated 350-degree oven 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Makes 6 (1-cup) servings. E DIRECTIONS: Place turkey and onions in 2 1/2-quart […]

Annes Pico De Gallo

Combine all ingredients and refrigerate at least an hour. Best if served over fajitas with sour cream and freshly grated cheddar. Use the cilantro judiciously! It is easy to overpower the remaining ingredients.

Potato Cakes Southwestern Style

Combine potatoes, zucchini and green onion. Toss to blend. In skillet heat 1 T butter and oil over med. heat. Add potato mixture and cook 15 min. until golden. Place baking sheet over skillet: invert potato cake onto baking sheet. Heat remaining oil and butter in skillet. Cook 15 min. longer until cooked through and […]