Orzo Salad with Fava Beans, Artichoke Hearts and Tomatoes

Orzo Salad with Fava Bean, Artichoke Hearts and Tomatoes

Everybody needs an easy pasta salad in their recipe repertoire. A salad that can be thrown together at the last minute using pantry staples that you have on hand. Melissa’s Produce has a line of steamed, ready to eat vegetables, which can be stored in your refrigerator for weeks before use. You can grab a […]

Mustard Green and Smoky Chickpea Strudel

Mustard Green and Smoky Chickpea Strudel

  If you have a vegetarian in the family then you know what poor excuses for a vegetarian entree are often served in restaurants. Making a vegetarian entree does not have to be difficult, you just need to be mindful of the ingredients. Working with Cut ‘N Clean Greens again, I developed a very fancy […]

Greens N Grits

Greens N Grits

  Grits. Southerners eat them. A lot. Some like them sweetened with sugar and drowning in butter. Some like them with salt and pepper and drowning in butter. Some don’t have a clue what they are. I tend to laugh when some snobbish foodie goes on and on about how wonderful polenta is, then if […]

Ramen with Choy Sum and Pork

Ramen with Choy Sum and Pork

A big bowl of ramen is such a beautiful thing. I wax poetic, but really, how can you not love a bowl of chewy noodles, unctuous broth, healthy greens and succulent meat? Not to mention a soft boiled egg, which when opened oozes a golden yolk , the texture like that of smooth custard.   The […]

Smoky Date Pulled Pork Packets

Smoky Date Pulled Pork Packets

  Pulled pork is generally thought of as something you put into a soft bun, sometimes topped with coleslaw. You get it from a BBQ joint.  Smoky Date Pulled Pork Packets might raise some eyebrows. It also will raise a lot of forks to mouths. Pulled pork tends to be slathered with BBQ sauce, but this […]