Sauteed Snow Peas and Cabbage

snow peas and cabbage

We picked up snow peas at the local Farmer’s Market, and by lunch time, half of them had been devoured raw. My plan to stir fry these beauties went out the window until I decided to slice up some cabbage and onions and add them to the mix. You can do this in a wok or a skillet. All you need is some olive oil and sea salt and the vegetables. Slice your cabbage into … Read more

Apple Jello Salad

When I was a child, this jello salad dish was a regular on the table for Sunday dinner. The other regular was the same except for the flavor of the jello. Mama used strawberry and pineapple jello with diced apples. The key to making this jello salad turn out right is to keep stirring it until the apples settle to the bottom and all around instead of just floating on the top. You can use … Read more

Lettuce Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs & Homemade Dressing

lettuce salad

Summertime salads are fun because they are made with fresh ingredients. Yet even when you don’t have access to fresh garden ingredients, this salad will still hit the spot. All you need is lettuce and/or spinach and some hard-boiled eggs for the salad. If you want to add some diced bacon on top, you can. For the dressing, you’ll need mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar. Just a little dab will do! Wash and dry your lettuce … Read more

Corn Pudding

corn pudding

I don’t remember having corn pudding as a child. I suppose that’s because it’s a southern dish, and I grew up north of the Mason Dixon line. For me, it was love at first bite. I think it will be for you, too, If you want a delightful taste of home, have some corn pudding. This dish is a favorite in my community at social events, during holiday times, and just on a regular basis. … Read more

Orange Fluff

orange jello salad

Some folks call this a salad, and some folks serve it as a dessert. Since it has jello and cottage cheese, pineapple and cool whip, you can call it whatever you like. I serve it as a salad because it has more “salad” than “dessert”, me thinks. You need four ingredients, and you can use low fat, no fat, and sugar-free if you’d like. Or use the 4% fat and the jello with sugar. It’s … Read more