Category Archives: Side dishes

Marinated Beets

  Scrub 6 medium beets. Trim ends, cut into big chunks. Bring to boil in saucepan with water, simmer for 45 – 60 minutes or until done (test for softness by poking with a knife or fork).  Rinse with cool water.   Peel the outer skin off with your fingers.  Put into a bowl.   […]

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Roasted Sweet and Salty Butternut Squash

I thank Linda for this mouthwatering delicacy.   peel* and chop one butternut squash into 1 ½ inch cubes. melt half stick butter. add ¼ cup brown sugar and 1 ½ t kosher salt. toss in large bowl. spread on baking sheet and bake on 400 for 45 minutes.   * note on peeling: cut […]

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Cabbage Galore

Spring has sprung and yet I still have pounds of winter vegetables from my CSA. You, too? Here’s some cabbage ideas. Enjoy! Indonesian Greens in Peanut Oil with Garlic Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad (Ga Xe Phai) Red Cabbage with Apples & Raisins Sautéed Cabbage

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Indonesian Greens in Peanut Oil with Garlic

Foodie extraordinaire, Nancy shared this recipe with me. It literally takes a couple minutes to make and is uniquely delicious. I make this dish last, just as everything else is being put on the table. The key is to keep the heat quite high and braise the garlic then the greens quickly, stirring periodically. prepare: […]

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Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad (Ga Xe Phai)

This recipe accompanies Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Soup. Instead of putting all of the chicken into the soup (below), save half of it for the salad.   Combine in a small bowl to make sauce: 2 T fish sauce juice of one lime 1 t honey 2 chilies, smashed or chopped 1 clove garlic, smashed […]

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Red Cabbage with Apples & Raisins

This recipe is from Becky from the Intervale Community Farm. Her grandmother used to make it. A family favorite. in large cast iron pan or wok sauté one large onion, sliced, in 1 T olive oil on medium-high for a few minutes. add one chili, minced (optional). add: half red cabbage, shredded, one apple, peeled […]

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Sautéed Cabbage

This recipe shared by my foodie friend July. Simple and tasty. heat 1 T butter in a large pan. add 4 cups finely chopped cabbage and saute for a few minutes on high, stirring as needed. add 2 T chicken broth, 1 t thyme, ½ t kosher salt and a pinch of pepper. continue cooking […]

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