German green beans

Posted by on Dec 29, 2019 in

4  cups beans, cut  in 1″ lengths (l lb.) 4 strips bacon 1 1/2 tbsp flour 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp vinegar 2 tbsp chopped onion 1 tbsp dill 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 2 cup cooked diced potatoes Cook beans in boiling salted water until just tender; drain, reserving liquid.  Cook bacon until […]

Scalloped potatoes, ham and lima beans

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Arrange in alternate layers in buttered 11/2qt. casserole: 2 1/2 cups thinly sliced potatoes (sprinkle 1 Tbsp flour over each layer), 1/2 cup minced leeks, 1 cup lima beans, and 1 cup flaked cooked ham slices. Season layers with salt, pepper, and dry mustard. Then pour over the top: 2 […]

Pesto green bean chicken salad

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in

2 lbs potatoes, scrubbed 1 lb fresh green beans, washed and trimmed 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes 3/4 c prepared pesto sauce Bring pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, cut the potatoes in half length wise, then cut them crosswise in 1/2-inch slices. Add potatoes […]

Spring vegetable soup

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in

2 T unsalted butter 6 scallions (green onions) or green garlic 4 C chicken broth 1# small red potatoes 1# asparagus cut into ¼ in slices on a bias 1 bunch of spinach or Swiss chard stem removed and torn 2 C fresh or frozen peas, salt and pepper 2 T fresh dill or cilantro. […]

Root vegetable stew with herbed dumplings

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

Stew: 4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided 8 ounces Italian sausage links, hot or sweet 2 pounds assorted root vegetables, peeled and diced 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage or rosemary 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 cups chopped dark, leafy greens, such as beet, turnip or kale […]