This is really great with baby beets, but still very good with full grown beets. You will rarely find beets with their greens still attached at the grocery store. BeetsPreheat oven to 375. Cut green off beets and save. Rinse beets. Roast, covered, for about one hour (should pierce easily with a knife). Allow to […]
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 […]
Tonight I am making ribs. They take forever to cook and it’s driving me crazy! We will have Kale and probably Mac & Cheese with them.
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 […]
Black eyed peas are traditionally eaten on New Year’s Day to ensure good luck throughout the year. This was a tradition in my family, but I didn’t like black eyed peas so I would eat just one. Greens and pork are also traditional New Year’s food eaten for good luck. They were not a part […]
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 […]
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 […]