Grilled Corn & Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil, divided (sub. w/ canola, sunflower or peanut)  2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder, divided 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (omit for milder taste) Salt and ground black pepper (to taste)  6 ears corn, shucked 1 lime, juiced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 bell pepper, cored and diced 1 medium…

Handy tips for storing fresh produce

Fruits and Vegetables are often stored improperly. Improper storage causes fresh fruits and veggies to go bad, very quickly. Did you know American’s toss about 20% of vegetables, and 15% of fruit they buy? (Ehhhh) We’re going to talk about how to best store some common types of produce, for immediate or very soon use…

Hollandaise Spinach Bake

What came first? The chicken or egg? Either way, Georgia has it covered with the Poultry Capital of the World, Gainesville! In honor of National Farmers Market Week, we decided to show case some of our states best “renewable” resources- eggs and spinach, in this to die for brunch recipe. (or dinner, no judging here) …

Hollandaise Sauce

3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 6 -8 ounces very soft unsalted butter 1 dash cayenne pepper salt, to taste pepper, to taste Directions Whisk the yolks, water, and lemon juice in the saucepan for a few moments, until thick and pale (this prepares them for what is to come). Set the pan over…

Bananas Foster Coffee Cake

Have ripe bananas? Whatever you do, do NOT throw them out!! Use them in this recipe, or freeze them now and use them later in this recipe. This coffee cake is THAT good! Did I mention that breakfast is my favorite meal of the day? INGREDIENTS    2 c. all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 c….

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

I  must admit, I was skeptical, too. If not for having to get out of my comfort zone each week, I probably would have never tried this. Boy, oh boy, would I have been sorry! You literally get to have your cake and eat it, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2…

Veggie Quiche

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons cooking oil (we use Oliver Farm’s Sunflower oil) 1 medium Vidalia onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 clove of garlic (finely chopped) 1 bunch of freshly chopped broccoli (Crowns) 1 1/2-2 cups sliced bell peppers 6 oz. sliced mushrooms 1/2 bunch of spinach leaves  salt and black pepper (to taste) 5 eggs,…

Banana Cheesecake Squares

I first tried a loaf pan, but the “bread” part was not quite done enough. I wanted moist and banana-full bread PLUS cheesecake. Next, I tried a medium square pan (like you’d use for brownies), and got the perfect combination of moist banana bread and cheesecake! INGREDIENTS For bread: 1 egg 3/4 cup brown sugar…

Zucchini Frittata

INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust  1/2 cup shredded cheese for filling, 1/4 cup for topping 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh basil  1/2 tablespoon minced fresh sage  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil 3 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1/3 pound russet potatoes 2 green…

Mango Sweet Bread

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2 1/2 cups diced mango Directions Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Make a well and add remaining ingredients. Mix until well…

Classic Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients 1 pkg. Pillsbury Crescent Rolls 1 lb. sausage 4 eggs 3/4 c. milk salt and pepper, to taste 2 c. shredded cheese Directions  Grease casserole dish. Layer rolls on bottom of pan. Brown sausage, drain. In a medium sized bowl, beat eggs. Add 1 c. of shredded cheese and remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Spread…

Heirloom Tomato & Herb Brunch Casserole

Ingredients 1 pound ground sausage 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil, divided 1/2 tsp. sage 1 tsp. fresh chopped thyme 8 eggs 1 1/2 cup whole (or 2% milk) 2 cups shredded mozzarella (any shredded cheese or fresh mozzarella will work) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 6 medium-sized heirloom tomatoes…