green beans

Dilly Bean Recipe and 10 Pickled Recipes to Love

by heidi September 19, 2013

There’s this thing I inherited from my mother. Besides her blue eyes, our inability to remember names of acquaintances in the grocery store and our shared aptitude for back-seat driving.   I inherited her love of pickled green beans. Specifically my mom’s BFF’s Dilly Bean Recipe. My mom’s best friend Mary […]

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Chicken Nicoise Pasta Salad

by heidi January 8, 2013
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The New Years resolutions have rung themselves in. And some of them, for some of you, are already on their way out. This year I’m not making New Years resolutions. Instead, I’m setting goals that aren’t beginning-of-the-year-dependent, the kind that once the shiny sparkle of the New Year has faded […]

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Friday Faves and Pancetta and Hazelnut Green Beans

by heidi November 9, 2012
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With turkey-lurkey day right around the corner everyone is scouting out side dishes to dress up the white bird. Traditional green bean casserole surely holds a soft spot in my heart and I can never turn up my nose at creamy, onion topped green beans. Of course I have to […]

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Green Beans and Shiitake Mushrooms Plus 5 Simple Thanksgiving Sides

by heidi November 17, 2011
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The stories are what I remember the most. Everyone gathered around my Grandma Mary Jane’s dining table set with her best crystal and china—that I now have. The ambrosia salad that she’d make just for me. Helping my Aunt Jill make the relish tray and sneaking the squeeze cheese minus […]

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