Family Friendly Recipes

Tag: Vegetables

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes Summer! There is nothing like fresh, homegrown tomatoes from the garden. My father’s parents were farmers in Sicily. My Grandmother didn’t have a nice yard when they moved to Chicago. Instead she had turned the back yard into a small farm. My […]

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa

Summer Salsa – Whether I grow my own vegetables or visit a local farmer’s market, I always have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand during the Summer.  Mangoes are a little harder to find at a Farmers Market here, but can easily be picked up […]

Aunt Hattie’s Carrot Cake

Aunt Hattie’s Carrot Cake

Sour Cream Potato Salad

Sour Cream Potato Salad

A great side dish for any summer picnic.

Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

My favorite part of Summer is visiting the local Farmer’s Market.  Fresh fruits and vegetables from nearby farms.  Beautiful flowers, local honey and of course, wonderful homemade dessert and snacks.  I have worked at several companies that have a Farmer’s Market at work, which makes […]


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