Vegetables & Sides

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

A new twist on an old favorite, green bean casserole is one of the favorite Thanksgiving day side dishes. We’ve taken the old favorite and changed it just slightly. Cheese goes great with anything at all but with green beans, cheese is a total hit.

green bean photo

Try using a different kind of green bean casserole this Thanksgiving day and see if it doesn’t become a new family favorite. We love our cheesy green bean casserole and those new french fried onions with cheese are a perfect combination for the cheesy flavor.

Our Green Bean casserole with… Continue reading

Country Style Turkey Stuffing

Many people today make their stuffing from a box and there is nothing wrong with that if you like it, or want to. If you’re doing it because you simply don’t know how to make real stuffing from scratch, then let us help you figure out how to get it done.

Real stuffing isn’t actually a great deal more effort than the boxed variety. Along the way, you’re losing a lot of the salt that you will get in any boxed meal and picking up a little protein and other things from the use of turkey or chicken broth to… Continue reading

Dandelion Salad

Its been said that dandelion greens can cure a wide variety of ills. The natives used to eat them for stomach issues, while the hill people of West Virginia ate dandelion greens for liver ailments. You can bet that while they may be only a folk cure for liver or other issues, they are indeed a delicious meal that is full of nutrients that are just good for you.

Dandelion greens and bacon are an age old country recipes that are down home comfort food. Be sure that you pick the dandelion greens from a place that is well away… Continue reading

Pepper Cabbage

Another Amish treat, the taste of pepper cabbage is one that any Amish or Pennsylvania Dutch food lover has come to adore. You can easily make the tart dressing that is mildly spicy at home. It’s not at all difficult to accomplish and makes a very authentic Pennsylvania Dutch meal component. Along the way, cabbage is very healthy for you, with a lot of fiber to keep you healthier and fit.

 Pepper Cabbage.

Cabbage

You Will Need:
2 cups shredded cabbage
* 1 large green pepper
* ½ cup hot salad dressing
* 1 tsp. salt

Mix the cabbage, pepper,… Continue reading

Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

roasted potatoesOne of the most savory and delicious side dishes, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes go well with pork roast, beef roast, steak, or nearly any other type of meat. In fact, for a fast meal on a night when you’re not particularly hungry, these are a delicious stand alone meal.

 

Garlic and Rosemary are two wonderful herbs that can be used with almost anything and they really set off the taste of the potatoes. Add a drop of butter and a sprinkling of salt and freshly ground pepper and you’re going to be literally impressed by the taste that… Continue reading

Scalloped Potatoes and Cheese

Scalloped potatoes can be a hearty stand alone dinner, a wonderful side dish, or a delicious country recipe all on its own, One dish and no much cleanup means that you’ve got an easy fix meal. Add hamburger, ham, bacon or another meat of your choice and you’ve got a full meal that is one dish ready.

The traditional accompaniment to scalloped potatoes is ham. Cube it up smaller and it will go a long way toward stretching your meal. Getting it right, adding a vegetable such as broccoli or a tossed salad and bread, and you’ve got a low… Continue reading

Country Coleslaw

When it comes to country recipes, you can always see the delicious flavors that each dish will have. In fact, what most people find is that country food can improve the flavor of any meal. While there certainly are some considerations that you will have to make, such as the foods you pair particular items with, there will be no doubt that you are able to create some delicious foods in just a matter of minutes.

A good example of quick country recipes that can work with any meal is coleslaw. This is a delicious country food that combines cabbages… Continue reading