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Fried Brussels Sprouts

6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 onion, diced 1 (12 ounce) package fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced 2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste (optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste Place bacon pieces in a large…

Red beans and rice

Lenten recipe ½ cup fresh parsley 3 green onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ tsp dried thyme 2 tsp salt 3 Tbsp oil 1 cup rice 2 cups cooked or canned kidney beans 1½ cups vegetable broth* 1 cup water In a large saucepan, add first 5…

Wrap it up!

Whether you need a quick lunch at home or something to brown-bag, this tasty wrap will delight you and your family. The combination of fresh veggies here is only a suggestion. Feel free to fill your wraps with any veggies you have on hand.…

Ghanaian ground nut stew

3 cups water 1 zucchini, stemmed and chopped ¾ cup chopped okra 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ cup peanut butter ½ teaspoon hot red…

Colcannon

1 pound cabbage, cored, quartered, and shredded 2 pounds boiling potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 small leeks, including white and green parts, washed and sliced 1 cup milk Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste ½ teaspoon…

Dutch grilled cheese sandwich

3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 medium red onion (about ½ pound), thinly sliced ¾ teaspoon cumin seeds 6 ounces Wisconsin gouda (or other gouda), coarsely grated 8 slices rye bread with caraway seeds (¼ inch thick) From Great…

The truth about vegetarian cooking

Did your last attempt at vegetable gardening yield three growth-stunted zucchini and a cup of shriveled cherry tomatoes? Is the box of healthful couscous in your pantry hiding behind a family-sized package of ramen noodle soup? Are you…

Fried Plantains

4 ripe (yellow) plantains 1/3 cup vegetable oil To honey-roast the plaintains after frying them , you'll need: 1/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Peel the plantains and cut lengthwise in two. Heat…