This Manhattan-style chowder base is chock full of tomatoes, summer vegetables and herbs — keep it on hand for fast, fresh fish or seafood chowder. Freeze in quarts and then add any combination of oysters, shrimp, crab, clams, scallops or fish at serving time. We topped ours with crispy fried oysters.
How many of us were introduced to cucumber sandwiches growing up at showers and church receptions? They’re such simple little snacks with vibrant flavor and opposing textures, soft and crispy. Pair these with our chowder or salted nuts as a light snack after working in the yard on a hot day. The spread works well on crackers or as a veggie dip.
Make a quick trip through your grocer’s deli and produce departments along with their salad bar to grab what you need to throw together these Tex-Mex TacoBellas served over a …
February is National Sweetpotato Month! Join me in celebrating, starting with a creamy healthy tasty breakfast shake.
Did you know North Carolina grows more sweetpotatoes than any other state? That’s right, two-thirds of American grown sweetpotatoes are from good ole North Carolina dirt. Our own dirt candy!
High temperatures paired with abundant vegetables make for healthy nibbles or a light meal. Roasting brings out the natural sugars in your vegetables that caramelize for a sweet zing. Exact measurements are not needed — make as much as you need for your crew. Dollop with Buttermilk Green Goddess Dressing and you’ll never look at vegetables the same way again.
Here’s an old dressing with a bright twist thanks to some citrus alternatives to the standard lemon. Super simple to throw together, it’s free of preservatives and packed with vibrant flavor. Use as a sandwich spread, veggie dip, topping for meat and fish or a pasta sauce — the possibilities are endless!
Featured in Carolina Country Magazine November 2020 I.Love.Cabbage. I cannot think of one way I do not love me some cabbage! It’s so versatile and it such a great side …
Published in Carolina Country Magazine July 2020 Who has time or desire to do much cooking during the lazy hazy hot days of North Carolina summer? Not me! Y’all, this …