Italian Three Bean Salad

This is a very simple, old-fashioned recipe that I remember eating as a child.  I didn’t eat much as a child, but I did like this.  I don’t think anyone even told me it was technically Italian food.  We didn’t label food like that 50 years ago.  We just ate whatever was put before us,…

Roasted Vegetables

I just got back from a business trip to Norman, Oklahoma (of all places) and one of the things I missed most was roasted vegetables.  I am being serious.  Going in, everyone told me the best part of the whole hotel-training center experience was the food.  Not so.  It was just okay.  It was plentiful. …

Creole Green Beans

I bet you don’t know the difference between Cajun and Creole cooking.  I mean it has something to do with Louisiana, right? I never thought I liked that kind of food because I do not like the Zataran’s box mixes. 

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole is an iconic side dish enjoyed by an estimated 20 million people per year.  The original recipe first appeared in the Campbell Soup Company’s test kitchen in 1955 as a quick and easy dish made with ingredients found in most American kitchens in the 1950s.  The original recipe card was given to…