Another appetizer in our Football Food spread. Nicely paired with Cucumbers au Sour Creme.
Tonight was veggie night. Mr. Big Food fixed us a nice supper of carrot and bean casserole and a Big Food Favorite, Broccoli Cornbread. I forgot to take pictures– again– but figured since the cornbread is a favorite I could easily find the recipe here on the blog.Two things:1. It was not easy finding the
Veganizable in the usual way CORN AND TOMATO CASSEROLE 2 ½ C canned corn, drained (or frozen)2 ½ C diced stewed tomatoes (or replace some portion of this with Ro*tel for a spicier dish) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 Tbsp chili powder (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) Butter Bread cubes, cut from buttered toast Preheat oven
Not a good picture, but the corn was! Veganized in the obvious ways. From Gulliver’s Restaurants, an old California-based chain GULLIVER’S CREAMED CORN 8 ears corn, kernels cut from cobs and cobs scraped with back of knife 1 C whipping cream 2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp Accent Butter 2 tsp flour Shredded
Fresh! Unit for unit, peppers have more vitamin C than citrus. And there ain’t nothing like fresh corn. Recipe below. CORN STUFFED BELL PEPPERS Serves 4 4 to 6 medium bell peppers, washed, tops removed, seeded, parboiled in salted water 3-5 minutes, drained 1 ½ C canned or fresh corn (drained if canned) 1 C
I did win something a few weeks ago! The Piglet– what we call the little Piggly Wiggly Super Market in our little town– has a weekly raffle premium distribution. Non-winning tickets Every time you make a purchase at The Piglet, you get a ticket(s). The number of tickets you get per purchase correlates roughly with
Two great ideas for when the lights go out, or when you just want to play like a Redneck. The first, Cooler Corn, comes via an email from Mr. Big Food’s Dad who I think gets more emails each day than Mr. Big Food (who gets a lot). The second, Cardboard Box Solar Oven, comes
The silk is almost as pink as… these zinnias!
Just ignore those cabbage and squash This is the late bean/corn garden. I already have corn planted but you just can never have too much corn. Last year was the first year I’d ever grown corn. What a learning experience! Unfortunately, when I planted corn this year I’d forgotten what I’d learned. Birds pick planted