Better Corn on the Cob

We had corn on the cob as part of Bob’s Father’s Day dinner yesterday and I tried out this trick I’d heard about and it made amazing corn on the cob!  All you do is add 1 cup milk and 1 stick of butter to the boiling water before you add the corn.  Let the … Continue reading

Summer Vegetable Tian

Oh, Summer!  The fruits, the veggies, the gardens!  YUM!  We don’t have a huge garden but we are growing zucchini and about 4 different kinds of tomatoes and basil and I think jalapenos.  I found this recipe on a blog called “Budget Bytes” and it was extremely good.  It was gone pretty quickly, that’s usually … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #12

And this week’s Bountiful Basket contained: a bag of pears (12) 8 oranges 2 oroblanco (which the guy there said was like a grapefruit, only not!) 7 bananas 1 pineapple 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 yellow onions 2 (1 pound each) bags of carrots 1 bunch spinach 2 bunches of celery 1 (5 pound) bag … Continue reading

Penny’s Vegetable Soup

We had all these great veggies from the Bountiful Basket so I got my crock pot out and just started throwing stuff into it.  I’ll try to remember what I did so you can recreate it if you’d like! 1 head broccoli, chopped 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped 1 bulb fennel, sliced, whites only 1 onion, … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #10

Here is the contents of today’s Bountiful Basket: 6 plums 2 pears 5 apples 6 bananas 1 bunch red grapes 2 bulbs of garlic 5 tomatoes 2 cucumbers 3 avacadoes 1 pound carrots 1 head cauliflower 1 head broccoli 1 head green leaf lettuce Curious about the Bountiful Basket?  Go to http://www.bountifulbaskets.org for more info!