Sides · Vegetables

Sautéed Green Tomatoes With Baby Beet Greens

You know that old adage, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade”? It’s been a weird year, weather-wise, and a busy summer. So things weren’t quite perfect in the garden. My tomatoes were slower than molasses in January, for one thing. Well past the usual time of my first harvest, most were still green. Some of… Continue reading Sautéed Green Tomatoes With Baby Beet Greens

Sides · Soup & Broth · Vegetables

Chilled Cucumber-Avocado Soup With Mint

It may be September, but since summer seems to have decided to stick around for another week, I think I can get away with one more summery recipe. Chilled soups are best in warm weather, of course. Don’t we always want what we don’t have? Cold soup when it’s hot in the summer, hot soup… Continue reading Chilled Cucumber-Avocado Soup With Mint

Salads · Sides · Vegetables

Vidalia & Cherry​ Tomato Salad

This deceptively simple salad is really quite delightful! So few ingredients, so much flavor. The combination of Oliva’s Cranberry-Pear Balsamic and Persian Lime Olive Oil is one of my favorites. The tartness of the tomatoes and Cranberry Pear Balsamic is a perfect balance to the sweetness of the Vidalia. The Persian Lime oil smoothly blends… Continue reading Vidalia & Cherry​ Tomato Salad

Condiment · Sides · Vegetables

Citrus-Pickled Red Onion With Jalapeño

I love this recipe as a side for Pork Carnitas! Pickling the peppers and onions in a citrus brine is the perfect complement to the hint of citrus in the carnitas. It’s quick and easy to make, and of course goes with all sorts of other dishes, too. There’s very little sugar other than the… Continue reading Citrus-Pickled Red Onion With Jalapeño

Sides · Vegetables

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Parmesan

This is so incredibly delicious, it could be the main course! And on top of that, it’s both easy and healthy. I looked at the pile of broccoli and cauliflower as I was putting everything together, and thought it looked like plenty for six people. Wrong! We had five for dinner that night, but I think… Continue reading Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Parmesan