Tag Archives: carrots

Fried Rice

As a child, my father was stationed in Japan.  I am not certain if this is where my mother learned to make fried rice, but it was a staple growing up.  This is my take on my mother’s recipe. Advertisements

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jicama Slaw

Have you tried jicama before? Many Americans are unsure what to do with this root vegetable and stay clear of it. Next time you are at the market, pick one up and try this jicama slaw recipe.  

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Carrot and Raisin Salad

Do you remember the carrot and raisin salad Chick-Fil-a used to have on their menu? I miss it so.  My recipe for carrot and raisin salad is very reminiscent of that.  The secret ingredient is pineapple, it gives it sweetness … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pasta Primavera

Foods we enjoy as adults depends greatly on what we ate growing up. When my husband and I got married he did not eat many vegetables. This was due to the fact his mother always cooked them until they were … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minestrone Soup

Today is Homemade Soup Day – can you guess what’s for dinner? Minestrone soup is a favorite around here.  This super quick recipe has become a staple during winter months. I can keep all the ingredients on hand (except the … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hamburger Vegetable Soup

For all you foodies out there, yesterday was National Homemade Soup Day. On a cold winter day, nothing is better than a bowl of homemade soup. A family favorite around my house is Hamburger Vegetable Soup. It has enough meat … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment