Recipes, Ideas, and Tips

Select any of the links below for delicious recipes, cooking ideas, and kitchen tips:

Farmers' Market Tips:  Storing Fruits & Vegetables


Cucumber and Black-Eyed Pea Salad  

Hassle Free Refrigerator Pickles

Beet, Cucumber, and Orange Salad

Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles


Beet, Cucumber, and Orange Salad
How to Cook Beets (or use them raw)

Warm Beet Salad with Greens

Pasta with Roasted Beet Sauce

Beet Hummus

Berry and Beet Green Smoothie


A Visual Guide to Cooking Greens

Kale Salad

Swiss Chard Recipes

Beans and Greens Soup


Kohlrabi Ideas: Simply Recipes ... the Kohlrabi "Kim Chi" looks fabulous!
Kohlrabi Home Fries

Curried Red Lentil, Kohlrabi, and Couscous Salad

Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi Fritters

5 Tasty Ways to Prepare Kohlrabi


How to Cook Okra

Pickled Okra


Tomato Confit

Tomato Pie

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata


Crustless Zucchini Pie

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Chips

35 Skinny Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Spread

Zucchini Pickles

Sausage-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Zucchini "Crab" Cakes

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini and Black Bean Vegan Veggie Burgers

Healthy Zucchini Bread

Preserving Vegetables:

Cucumbers:  How to Make Dill Pickles

Green Beans:  Canning Green Beans 

Zucchini:  The Complete Guide to Preserving and Using Preserved Zucchini

Beets:  How To Roast And Freeze Beets

Tomatoes:How to Preserve Tomatoes and Sun or Oven Drying Tomatoes for Storage

Pickling is also an easy way to preserve most vegetables. Mix vegetables for a delicious treat.

Freezing Vegetables