Category Archives: Sides

Stir Fried Tofu and Eggplant

This is another great way to use tofu and all the fresh eggplant from the garden. Tofu with Eggplant and Chilies 10 oz tofu cut into bite sized cubes 3-4 Japanese eggplant cut into 1/2″ slices about 3 cups 1 … Continue reading

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Zucchini with Tomatoes and Mint

This is a quick side dish that tastes great and uses up some of the copious amounts of mint and zucchini around the house. Zucchini with Tomato Mint Sauce 1 large zucchini sliced in half and cut into 1/3″ wedges … Continue reading

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Steamed Turkey Dumplings

These are fun to make and taste great. Perfect as a first course, or multi course Asian feast. Green onion and garlic can be used if there are no garlic scapes around. There will probably be some filling left over … Continue reading

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Marinated Mushrooms

We always have mushrooms in our refrigerator. Sometimes we buy too many and this is a great way to use them up before they go bad. Plus making your own marinated mushrooms is way cheaper than buying them from the … Continue reading

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Roasted Whole Carrots

Here is a great way to use up some of the many carrots in the refrigerator after a pretty great harvest from the garden. Try to use carrots that are all the same size and length to even the cooking … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Mexican Feast

Since Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner it’s only fitting that this week’s roundup feature some of our favorite Mexican dishes. Picking our favorite Mexican dish is about impossible though. Check out our previous Cinco de Mayo roundups … Continue reading

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Grit Cakes with Spicy Cheese Sauce

Here is another way to use grits. Any sauce can be poured over the cakes and they work as well as polenta with most meats. Of course a heavy cheese sauce is always a good way to go. Grit Cakes … Continue reading

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