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Greens and Leftovers

Well, I was going to make mackerel croquettes when I realized I had some leftover chicken breast and leftover roast that really need to be used up. I also have some fresh spinach I need to cook before it goes bad. I am making my basic greens cooked in bacon grease with garlic slices. I […]

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Barley and Brown Rice

1 ½ cup cooked barley1 ½ cup cooked brown rice2 tablespoons pico or salsa2 to 3 tablespoons butter4 tablespoons nutritional yeastTurmericCayenne Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT nutritional yeast in an over proof bowl. Heat for 15 minutes. Stir. Heat for 10 more minutes. Remove from oven and stir in nutritional yeast. Can […]

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Greens

GreensBacon greaseGarlicSaltFresh ground pepper Slice the garlic. Melt the bacon grease in a skillet (about 2 tablespoons). You can use butter or olive oil if you are squeamish about bacon grease or just don’t have any, but the flavor won’t be as good. Rinse greens and drain well. Pat dry with a paper towel if […]

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The Goodness of Greens

Greens are amazing! They are so nutritious, can be added to salads or soups, or they can be cooked alone. You can even sneak them into spaghetti sauce. The leaves from just about any root vegetable and many other plants can be used. Sadly, most people cut them off and throw them away, and grocery […]