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Spicy Pickled Okra

3 pounds okra, whole 6 hot red peppers; spiciness of your choice 6 garlic cloves 1 quart vinegar, 5% acidity 1 1/3 cups water ½ cup kosher salt 1 tablespoon mustard seed Wash okra. Trim stems; do not cut into pods. Pack okra into clean, sterilized, hot pint jars; add hot pepper, garlic cloves. Bring […]

Zucchini Crab Cakes

2 ½ cups grated zucchini 1 egg lightly beaten 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup bread crumbs ¼ cup minced onions 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning ¼ cup flour dredging ¼ cup Peanut or Olive Oil for frying Combine zucchini, egg, and melted butter. Add bread crumbs, onions, and seasoning; mix well. Shape into patties […]

BBQ Okra

1 pound okra 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil Cajun seasoning Wash okra and rinse, leave whole lightly coat with melted butter or oil. Place okra directly on the grill and sprinkle okra with Cajun seasoning. Turn okra frequently, until lightly brown on all sides Serve hot

Pan Fried Green Beans

1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 3 tablespoons light soy sauce 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon white sugar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 teaspoons minced garlic Place the beans in a large saucepan, with about 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil, cover and cook for about 5 minutes, they should firm and […]

Okra and Potatoes

1 pound okra 1 large onion 2 medium potatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil or butter 1 hot green or red pepper finely chopped; spiciness of your choice ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon curry powder Wash okra and cut crosswise into roughly 3/8 inch pieces. Thinly slice onion into long pieces. Cut potatoes into approximately ½ […]

Cream of Asparagus Soup

2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 cups milk 1 pound fresh asparagus Boiling water 1 cup grated cheese Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat, blend in flour, salt, and pepper, stir until smooth. Add milk; stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and begins to boil. Remove from […]

Grilled Green Beans

1 pound fresh green beans 2 cloves finely chopped garlic 1 tablespoon butter ½ tablespoon onion powder Wash and trim beans, cut into 2 inch pieces. Place beans, garlic, on foil place butter on top of beans, and sprinkle with onion powder and wrap in foil. Place on grill on medium heat until tender (about […]

Okra and Tomatoes

1 pound okra 2 medium onions roughly chopped 3 medium tomatoes 2 celery stalks 1 hot pepper (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Wash okra, remove stems and cut into ¼ inch pieces. Heat butter on medium heat, add onions, celery, and okra until onions are soft (about 5 minutes.) Add chopped tomatoes and hot […]

Scalloped Corn with Cheese

4 cups fresh corn with milk 1 cup grated sharp cheese 1 cup cracker crumbs 1 egg 2 cups milk Salt and pepper Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix egg and milk, add salt and pepper. Butter 2-3 quart baking dish, and layer corn, cheese, and cracker crumbs. Repeat layering, and pour egg and milk […]

Grilled Potatoes

3 large potatoes 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons butter Cajun seasoning Cut potatoes into ¾ inch pieces. Roughly chop onion. Place potatoes and onion on foil, place butter slices on top and sprinkle Cajun seasoning on top. Loosely cover and crimp sides of foil place on grill on medium heat.