Grandma’s Minnesota Pickles

6 – 8 pickles, peeled or unpeeled and sliced 1 or 2 onions 1 green pepper sliced Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. salt and let stand for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and rinse with cold water. Place in Jar. Mix the following: 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup vinegar 1 tsp. celery seed. Bring...

Kale & Beans

Ingredients: 2 slices of bacon, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 bunch kale salt 1 can cannellini beans, drained Directions: Microwave the chopped bacon on high for 3 minutes. Drain the drippings, and set the crispy...

Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients: 1/2lb bacon, diced 1 table spoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons butter 1/4 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced salt & pepper, to taste 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 1/2lbs brussel sprouts, trimmed & cut in half 2 cups...

Caramelized Beets

Ingredients: 3 large beets 1 red onion 3 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Peel the beets and cut them into large chunks. Peel the onion and chop it into thin slices. Mince the garlic. Toss the beets,...

Swiss Chard Quiche

Crustless Chard Quiche 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 onion 1/2 bunch swiss chard 2 1/2 cups shredded cheese 4 eggs 1 cup milk salt pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash and dry swiss chard. Cut off the very ends of the stems. Roughly chop (leaving stems...