Category Archives: Vegetables

Vinegar Dressing for Bitter Lettuce, Cucumbers & Onions or Tomatoes


We had more of our bitter leaf lettuce tonight. As Don was looking for another recipe, he came across this one, which is exactly what I was looking for when I made the Wilted Lettuce Salad over the weekend. It’s … Continue reading

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Wilted Lettuce Salad


This year I had some lettuce volunteer to grow in one of my pots. I ignored it and it grew and grew and grew. In fact, it was about 2 feet tall when I took this picture on Sunday. I … Continue reading

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A New Way to Eat Chilean Bean & Corn Stew


Don and I had Chilean Bean & Corn Stew this evening for supper. He had the brilliant idea to add a dollop of sour cream to it, and it completely changed the flavor. It is excellent both ways. ~Lois

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Mediterranean Vegetable Stew with Chickpeas


Don and I have a house guest from Pakistan, Muhamad Ishaq Israr. We are all learning a great deal about one another. Ishaq is attending Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute. This is the third year we have had SPI … Continue reading

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Indian Ratatouille


Don and I have the pleasure of hosting a young man from Pakistan by the name of Muhammad Ishaq Israr. He is here to attend Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute. Ishaq works for a nongovernmental organization, Just Peace, in his … Continue reading

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Paprika Chicken and Dumplings


I haven’t made this recipe in years, but this creamy, Hungarian-style chicken and dumplings dish is beautiful and scrumptious. The dumplings are very similar to the ones my mother called “noodles” that she put in her onion-soup-based potato soup. Chicken … Continue reading

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South Beach Florentine Egg Cups


Last weekend Don and I had a lovely mini vacation in Richmond, Virginia. We ate some wonderful food at a couple of restaurants that were recommended to us by a friend who frequently visits the city. We also saw the … Continue reading

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Tarragon Chicken


Tarragon is one of my favorite spices; I especially like it with chicken. This takes a little preparation time, but it is really worth it. Ingredients: 2.5 to 3 pound fryer chicken (cut up) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms


Stuffed mushrooms make delicious party food. They are easy to eat while standing. Two bites and you finish them. No mess. This recipe has very good flavor and I love to make them when I have dinner parties. I think … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny (Chicken) Soup


This soup has unusual spices paired with an apple and green pepper. It’s very tasty. I have not made this in quite awhile. Now that I have put the recipe up on the blog, I will have to make it … Continue reading

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