It was the principals’ jobs to feed the staff this week at Parent/Teacher Conferences. My goodness, but they are a hungry bunch. We went through two pans of lasagna, a double-batch of Veronica’s Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole, a BIG salad, two loaves of French Bread, angel food cake, and brownies. (And, really…we have . . . → Read More: Creole Okra and Sausage Jambalaya Gumbo
Just like drinking the last of the summer wine signals the cooler weather to come, cooking up the last of the okra also marks the end of the season.
It is that time of year to clean out what is left of the summer garden, pull weeds, amend the soil, and start planting the fall . . . → Read More: The Last of the Okra
This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature is “The Help.” Please keep reading for a southern fried okra treat. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix post: The Help
Without too many “normal” breakfast ingredients in the house, I decided to experiment. . . . → Read More: Fresh from the garden brunch
I have been pickling all summer—homegrown cucumbers, carrots, green beans, and even grapes. (I also made some “cheater pickles;” see “My Favorite Uncle’s Pickles.”)
Now it was time for okra.
Finally, I made it to the garden to pick “baby” okra—meaning, I had been picking regularly and I hadn’t overlooked any monster pods! (It never fails, . . . → Read More: Pickling again
A great recipe to help stock your freezer with the summer harvest. . . . → Read More: Too much okra?
Spicy Okra with Summer Vegetables Recipe . . . → Read More: My love affair with daily print