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Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions

Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions

When cooked, onions take on a sweet personality. They’re also a good source of biotin, Vitamins B6 & C, calcium, chromium and dietary fiber. Mushrooms provide us with vitamins B6, B12, C, and D, as well as niacin, pantothenic acid, and riboflavin. Combined they make a tasty dish. I grew […]

AjiNoMoto - msg

The Trouble With MSG

You’ve no doubt heard of MSG. It’s that stuff you find in Chinese food, right? Well, maybe. But there’s much more to it than that. I’m interested in MSG because I develop a bad migraine whenever I consume anything with MSG in it. It’s never anything I do by choice, […]

Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw – For Your Picnic or Barbecue

Cole Slaw is great for a picnic or an outdoor barbecue. Too often, though, it is made with mayo, making it rather delicate and needing to be refrigerated. I have created this recipe to solve that problem. Here’s my cole slaw recipe without the mayo. It’s still a good idea […]

Pan Fried Okra

Who doesn’t love fried okra? A compromise – pan fried okra uses some fat, but not near as much as deep fried okra. And you still get that yummy fried okra taste. This recipe is a HUGE hit at our house. Print Pan Fried Okra Ingredients 1 pound okra 1 […]

Spicy Okra with Tomatoes

Spicy Okra with Tomatoes

Okra is in season this time of year in South Texas. In fact, it’s one of the few veggies available locally in late summer. Here’s another way to serve it. This takes a bit of time, but is worth it for the taste! Print Spicy Okra with Tomatoes Ingredients 1 […]

Baked Okra

Baked Okra

Crunchy okra taste without all the fat of deep frying. Baked okra is a good alternative. Easier too! Print Baked Okra Ingredients 1 pound Okra 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Garlic Powder Salt Pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 375. Wash and slice okra, as for frying. Toss with olive oil and […]