Fried Grilled Corn with Lime Butter

4 ears of corn with husks 1/2 cup butter (melted) Juice and zest from 1 fresh lime Pull corn husks down just far enough to clean off corn silk. Cover corn back with husks once cleaned. Soak ears of co…

Home-Made Baked Beans Recipe

1 lb. pinto beans 1/2 lb. bacon 1 cup green bell pepper (chopped) 1 cup onion (chopped) 2 cans diced tomatoes 1 small pkg. jerky beef bites 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup h…

My Fresh Homemade Garden Salsa

I love to grow my own tomatoes. In my opinion, there’s nothing like a homegrown mater! When I was a little girl, I used to sit on a five-gallon bucket in my Grandpa’s garden and eat so man…

Fresh Mozzarella Salad

12 oz. penne pasta 1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 medium tomatoes (cut in wedges) 8 oz. fresh mozzarella balls (drained) 1 yellow bell pepper (coarsely chopped) 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 3 table…

Pear & Two Cheese Salad

pear halves (canned) cottage cheese shredded cheddar cheese Fill the pear cavity with a spoonful of cottage cheese. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese. Drizzle some of the canned pear juice on top. Enjo…

Garden Veggie Wrap

White or wheat tortillas Pepper Jack cheese slices spinach leaves lettuce (shredded) carrot sticks red bell pepper strips Cucumber slices tomato slices Lay a tortilla flat. Start layering tortilla beg…

Cast Iron Corn Cobs

2 cups corn meal 1/3 cup shortening (melted) 1/2 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp. baking soda 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 8 oz. can cream-style corn 1 4 oz. can green chilies 1 cup shredded Mexican bl…

MATCHSTICK SALAD

1 large red apple (peel on, cut into matchsticks) 1 large pear (peel on, cut into matchsticks) 1 celery stalk (thinly sliced) 4 oz. Havarti cheese (diced) 3 Tbsp. olive oil 3 Tbsp. frozen apple juice …

Creamy Potato Soup

  6-7 Yukon Gold potatoes (peeled, diced) 1 onion (chopped) 1 Tbsp. butter 4 tsp. chicken bouillon granules 1 qt. water 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 1 qt. milk dash salt dash pepper Toppings: shr…

Caprese/Bruschetta Salad

Here’s my version of Caprese and Bruschetta meeting togetherĀ on a bed of Romaine lettuce. Plus it’s easy to make. Caprese salad is a delicious tomato salad. Use quality ingredients to real…