Recipes by Season



Wintry, Snowy Days

Breakfast & Brunch
Broiled Grapefruit
Eggnog French Toast with Apple Cranberry Compote
Gashouse Eggs
Ham & Eggs
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
Mexican Gas House Eggs
My Mom's Pancake Recipe
Refried Bean Sauce with Eggs on Top
Sugar-Free Chai Tea

Appetizers
Cranberry Champagne Cocktail
Cheese Puffs
Glöggi (Hot Red Mulled Wine)
Homemade Eggnog
Sugar-Free Chai Tea

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Baked Chicken with Herb-Roasted Potatoes
Quick Supper Beef Stew with Cranberries
Quick Supper Crockpot Chicken Goulash
Quick Supper Chicken Sybil
Quick Supper Fast Roast Chicken
Quick Supper Italian Sausage with Grapes & Greens
Quick Supper Kung Pao Chicken
Quick Supper Pepper Steak & Mushrooms
Quick Supper Poblano Steaks
Quick Supper Pork & Poblano Skillet
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Sauerkraut
Quick Supper Two-Way Lentil Skillet
Balkan Sausage Stew
Beef & Mushroom Stew
Beef Bourguignon
Buffalo Ragout with Roasted Parsnips with Pine Nuts
Caraway Corned Beef
Cashew Chicken Curry
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cider Stew plus Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Crockpot Lasagna
Dutch Apple Puff
Elk Meatloaf (or Bison, Beef, Other Meatloaf)
Emerald Isle Stew
Finnish Meatballs
Italian Lemon Chicken
Lamb Stew with Sweet Tomato Jam
Lazy Man's Ciopinno
Milk-Braised Pork Roast
Moroccan Chicken
One-Pot Chicken with Beans & Vegetables
Oyster Stew
Personal Pan Lasagna
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast
Sweet 'n' Hot Chicken
Turkey Gravy
Turkey Stock
Turkey Wild Rice Casserole
Winter Pesto with Pasta
Winter Stew

Side Dishes & Salads
Cheese Gnocchi Pie
Creamy Slow-Cooker Beans
Julia Child's Soubise (Onion & Rice Casserole)
Mexican Fruit Salad
Oven-Baked Brown Rice
Roasted Pear Salad
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato (or Pumpkin or Butternut Squash) Grits
Winter Pesto with Pasta

Vegetables
Baked Cabbage Wedges
Bodacious Brussels Sprouts
Caraway Cabbage
Colcannon
Lighter Mashed 'Potatoes'
Make-Ahead Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Pair of Mashed Vegetables Mashed Potatoes & Carrots, Mashed Rutabagas & Apples
Perfect Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Party Potatoes)
Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple
Rustic Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots
Slow-Baked Potatoes
Those Pink Potatoes
Turnip Puff or Rutabaga Puff

Favorite Winter Vegetables from A Veggie Venture
Brussels sprouts recipes
Cauliflower recipes
Leafy green recipes
A-Z of Vegetables

Soup
At Last! Black Bean Soup
Chicken & Wild Rice Soup (or Turkey & Wild Rice Soup)
Chocolate Chili
Crockpot Chili with Spicy Sausage
Ham & Beans
Hamburger Soup
Karelian Borscht (Russian Beet Borscht Soup)
Laura's Healthy Carrot Soup
Lemon Turkey Noodle Soup
Homemade Lentil Soup
Low Fat Vegetable Soup
Meatball Soup with Broccoli Rabe
Mushroom Soup
Oyster Stew
Plant Sale Soup
Salmon Chowder
Sausage & Kale Split Pea Soup
Scandinavian Pea Soup
Smoked Turkey Chowder
Vichyssoise (served hot)
White Chicken Chili
Winter Tomato Soup

Favorite Winter Soups from A Veggie Venture
Cream of Celery Soup
Oven-Cooked Lentil Soup
Slow Cooker Onion Soup

Bread
Best-Ever Oatmeal Bread
(Quick) Brown Bread
Five-Week Bran Muffins
Homemade Yeast Rolls
Hot Cross Buns
No-Knead English Muffin Bread
Quick Crisp Flatbread
Simple Cast Iron Southern Corn Bread
Skillet Cornbread
Swedish Rye Bread
Weeknight-Easy Rolls
Whole-wheat Soda Bread

Sweets
Apple Cider Indian Pudding
Blueberry Galette
Butter Tart Bars
Chocolate Decadence
Cinnamon Apples
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies
Citrus Slices with Orange Flower Water, Spices & Chocolate Shavings
Cranberry Apple Crisp
Cranberry Applesauce
Cranberry Pudding
Dutch Apple Puff
Estonian Apple Cake
Fat Rascals
Fresh Cranberry Cake
Fresh Cranberry Drop Cookies
Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn
Lemon Pudding Cake
Light 'n' Easy Chocolate Pudding
Mocha Morsels
Molasses Cookies
Molasses Ice Cream
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Perfect M&M Cookies
Vanilla Brownies
Walnut Chocolate Cake
Winter Fruit Salad




Spring Specialties

Breakfast
Asparagus Custard Tart
Asparagus Whole Wheat Bread Pudding
Ham & Eggs
Simple French Eggs

Appetizers
Strawberry Salsa with Sweet-Cinnamon Baked Tortilla Chips

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Broccoli Rigatoni with Chickpeas & Lemon
Quick Supper Cauliflower Risotto
Quick Supper Chicken Sybil
Quick Supper Easy Baked Fish with Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad
Quick Supper Fish with Herb Butter
Quick Supper Leek Sauce for Pasta
Quick Supper Lemon & Asparagus Pasta
Quick Supper Lime Chicken
Quick Supper Maple Glazed Salmon
Quick Supper Sole with Mushrooms & Onions
Asparagus Custard Tart
Asparagus Whole Wheat Bread Pudding
Kitchen Stir-Fry
Mom's Roast Chicken
One-Pot Chicken with Beans & Vegetables
Roasted Salmon & Asparagus
Simple French Eggs

Side Dishes & Salads
Pair of Strawberry Salads Strawberry Pepper Salad & Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Savory Orange Slices
Spring Stuffing

Vegetables
Trio of Vegetables Roasted Cauliflower, Honey Carrots & Lemon Asparagus

Favorite Spring Vegetables from A Veggie Venture
Asparagus recipes
Artichoke recipes
A-Z of Vegetables

Soup
Easy-to-Elegant Asparagus Soup
Laura's Healthy Carrot Soup
Lemon Turkey Noodle Soup
Meatball Soup with Broccoli Rabe
Mushroom Soup
Plant Sale Soup
Smoked Turkey Chowder
Spinach Soup with Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs
Very Very Green Green-Pea Soup
Winter Tomato Soup

Favorite Spring Soups from A Veggie Venture
Cream of Dandelion Soup
Quick Corn & Coconut Soup
Watercress Soup

Bread
Skillet Cornbread
Five-Week Bran Muffins
Homemade Yeast Rolls
Hot Cross Buns
Quick Crisp Flatbread

Sweets
Apple Cranberry Compote
Banana Floats
Best Shortcake Biscuits & Iowa Shortcake
Black Walnut Bread
Chameleon Ice Cream Very Vanilla, Chocolate Mint, Coffee Spice, Coconut, Raspberry
Chocolate Cream Puffs Stuffed with Strawberries & Cream
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies
Coffee Pots & Lemon Pots
Country Rhubarb Cobbler
Finnish Fruit Tart
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro
Lemon Crinkle Cookies with Poppy Seeds
Lemon Meringue Pie
Lemon Pudding Cake
Mango Lassi with Mint
Mango & Beet Smoothies
Mojito Strawberries
Raspberry Morning Cake
Rhubarb Sorbet
Strawberry Banana Chocolate Crumble
Strawberry Fool
Strawberry Ice Cream
Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
Strawberries in Wine
Winter Fruit Salad
Upside-Down Rhubarb Cheesecake

Favorite Spring Desserts from A Veggie Venture
Anne Dimock's Straight-Up & Perfect Rhubarb Pie
Custard with Rhubarb Sauce
Rhubarb Bakewell Tart

Staples
Rhubarb Chutney
Rhubarb Ginger Jam & Rhubarb Rosemary Jelly




Summer Bounty
(worth celebrating!)
See also Hot Off the Grill and Summer Easy: Less Cookin'. More Livin'., a special collection of easy summer recipes.

Breakfast
Homemade Peach Syrup with Fresh Peaches
Magical Breakfast Cream
Shakshuka (Eggs Nested in Summer Vegetables)

Appetizers
Basil-Cream Cheese Dip
Blueberry Salsa
Creamy Ricotta with Tomato-Cucumber-Corn Salad
Cucumber Dip with Feta
Easy Easy Grilled Mushroom Appetizer
Easy Italian Appetizers Red Pepper Crostini, Olivada & Parmesan Crisps
Easy Radish Spread
Easy Shrimp Bites
Herbed Goat Cheese
Herbed Ricotta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
Herbed Saltines
Hummus
Lemon Basil Shrimp
Mini Crab Bites
Peach & Cantaloupe Soup
Savory Peach Appetizer

Beverages
Cold-Brewed Coffee
Cantaloupe Smoothie
Hibiscus Tea with Ginger & Vanilla
Mango Lassi with Mint
Mango & Beet Smoothies
My Perfect (Unsweet, Unboozy) Sangria
Old-Fashioned Homemade Lemonade
Thirst-Quenching, Low-Cal, Low-Alcohol Drinks

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Beef Tacos with Avocado, Cucumber, Mango Salsa
Quick Supper Chicken Burgers with Fresh Spinach, Feta and Garden Tzatziki Sauce
Quick Supper Chicken Greek Salad
Quick Supper Chicken Sybil
Quick Supper Cold Shrimp in Creamy Dill Sauce with Capers
Quick Supper Easy-Easy Marinated Flank Steak
Quick Supper Fish with Garden Fries (Roasted Okra) & Garden Salad
Quick Supper Green Chili Burgers
Quick Supper Grilled Balsamic Chicken
Quick Supper Italian Sausage with Grapes & Greens
Quick Supper Maple Glazed Salmon
Quick Supper Ratatouille Omelettes
Quick Supper Shrimp with Tomatoes, Spinach & Feta
Quick Supper Smoked Salmon Salad with Quick-Pickled Cucumbers & Roasted Peppers
Quick Supper Steak & Tomatoes
Quick Supper Summer Seafood Chowder
Quick Supper Tropical Pork Tenderloin &
Quick Supper Tropical Salad Supper
Asian Chicken Salad
Asparagus Custard Tart with Orange & Cumin Vinaigrette
Berry Baby Backs
Grilled Steak with Summer Tomato Salad
Lemon Basil Shrimp
Minnesota Sloppy Joes
Parmesan Chicken
Rock-Star Fried Chicken
Shrimp Salad Recipes
Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
Sweet-Corn Soup with Shrimp
Ten Tips for Better Burgers
Tomato Basil Quiche

Vegetable Salads
COLLECTIONS
Favorite Summer Salad Recipes

Alice Waters' Coleslaw
Bloody Mary Salad
BLT Pasta Salad
Cauliflower Salad with Fresh Herbs
Confetti Potato Salad
Fresh Corn & Tomato Salad
Garden Pasta Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
Greek Pasta Salad
Green Bean Garden Salad
Grilled Pepper Salad and Warm Pepper Salad
Holy Slaw!
Ina Garten's Tabbouleh Salad
Nana's Cucumbers
New-Fashioned Sauerkraut Salad
Panzanella
Sautéed Red & Yellow Pepper Relish
Summer Couscous with Mango & Tomato
Sweet Potato Salad with Roasted Poblano, Roasted Corn & Chipotle
That Pink Salad
Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella for a Crowd
Wedge Salad with Homemade Low-Cal & Low-Carb Blue Cheese Salad Dressing
Wild Rice Salad
Zucchini Spiral "Noodle" Salad

Fruit Salads
Cantaloupe Salad with Feta & Basil
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro
Savory Orange Slices
Summer Fruit Salad
Thai Cantaloupe Salad
Tropical Salad Supper

Vegetables
Beet Röesti
Fresh Creamed Corn
Fried Okra (Garden Popcorn)
Grilled Vegetables in Foil
Pair of Refrigerator Pickles Cucumber & Pepper Refrigerator Pickles along with Marinated Brussels Sprouts
Ratatouille
Roasted Okra (Garden Fries)
Shredded Zucchini with Thyme
Slow-Roasted Tomatoes
Those Pink Potatoes
Trio of Vegetables with Sour Cream Nana's Cucumbers, Borscht Beets & Ontario Greens

Favorite Summer Vegetables from A Veggie Venture
Summer Tomato recipes
Summer Squash recipes
Sweet Corn recipes
A-Z of Vegetables

Soup
COLLECTIONS
Favorite Summer Soup Recipes

Cantaloupe-Tomato Gazpacho
Cold & Creamy Cantaloupe Soup
Finnish Summer Soup
Fruity Gazpacho
Summer's Tomato Soup
Sweet-Corn Soup with Shrimp
Vichyssoise

Sweets
See also Ice Cream Recipes
Armenian Easter Bread
Best Shortcake Biscuits & Iowa Shortcake
Blueberry Sour Cream Pie
Carrot & Zucchini Bread
Chocolate Raspberry Icebox Cake
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies
Cold & Creamy Cantaloupe Soup
Easy Elegant Fruit Tart
Easy Fruit Sorbet
Finnish Fruit Tart
First-Prize Peach Pie
Fresh Apricot Bars
Fresh Peach Pie
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Fruity Gazpacho along with Summer Fruit Salad
Fudgicles
Grape Salad with Almonds & Cilantro
Homemade Frozen Yogurt with Blackberry Sauce
Lemon Meringue Pie
Mango Lassi with Mint
Mango & Beet Smoothies
Mom's Blueberry Coffeecake
Peach & Cantaloupe Soup
Peach Blueberry Cake
Peach-Pie Pudding
Peach Uncobbler
Peacherry Blues
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake
Roasted Peaches
Roasted Rhubarb
Rhubarb Cake
Rhubarb Custard Pie
Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
Summer Berry Pie
Summer Corn Bread with Fresh Blueberries
Thai Cantaloupe Salad
Two-Bite Brownies

Preserving the Season
How to Freeze Rhubarb
Slow-Roasted Tomatoes




Fall Fare

Collections
My "Best & Favorite" Apple Recipes
Favorite Recipes for Fall Baking

Breakfast & Brunch
Gingerbread Muffins

Appetizers
Cheese Puffs
Potato Bites with Smoked Salmon
Savory Pecans

Main Dishes
Quick Supper Baked Chicken with Fresh Peaches
Quick Supper Cauliflower Risotto
Quick Supper Chicken Sybil
Quick Supper Chicken with Creamy Cider Gravy
Quick Supper Cornmeal Catfish with Warm Potato Salad
Quick Supper Eggplant & Bean Thai Curry
Quick Supper Fast Roast Chicken
Quick Supper Green Chili Burgers
Quick Supper Kung Pao Chicken
Quick Supper Lime Chicken
Quick Supper Pepper Steak & Mushrooms
Quick Supper Poblano Steaks
Quick Supper Pork & Poblano Skillet
Quick Supper Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Cranberry Sauce
Quick Supper Ribs & Sauerkraut for Slow Cooker or Dutch Oven
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Mustard Crust
Quick Supper Thick Chops with Sauerkraut
Quick Supper Turkey Salad Supper with Green Beans & Dried Cranberries
Balkan Sausage Stew
Buffalo Ragout with Roasted Parsnips with Pine Nuts
Chicken à la King
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cider Stew plus Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Dutch Apple Puff
Elk Meatloaf (or Bison, Beef, Other Meatloaf)
Fall Stew Baked in a Whole Pumpkin
Lamb Stew with Sweet Tomato Jam
Lamb Roast with Lemon & Oregano
Milk-Braised Pork Roast
Minnesota Sloppy Joes
Mom's Roast Chicken
Pumpkin-Stuffed Lasagna Rolls
Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast
Squash & Carrot Stew
Slow Cooker Braised Lamb Shanks
Spanish Stew with Roasted Pepper (Chilindron)
Tender Pork Tenderloin with Cumin Carrot Fries
Turkey Gravy
Turkey Stock
Turkey Wild Rice Casserole
Wine-Braised Pork Roast
Winter Stew

Side Dishes & Salads
Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Cherries
Calico Beans
Creamy Slow-Cooker Beans
Green Chili Sauce (Salsa Verde)
Grilled Pepper Salad and Warm Pepper Salad
Healthy Waldorf Salad
Julia Child's Soubise (Onion & Rice Casserole)
Lighter Mashed 'Potatoes'
Oven-Baked Brown Rice
Make-Ahead Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Perfect Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Party Potatoes)
Pickled Jalapeño Rings
Ratatouille
Roasted Pear Salad
Rustic Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Carrots
Sausage Stuffing
Slow-Baked Potatoes
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato (or Pumpkin or Butternut Squash) Grits
Squash Puff
Sweet Potato Salad with Roasted Poblano, Roasted Corn & Chipotle
Those Pink Potatoes
Turnip Puff or Rutabaga Puff
Wild Rice Salad

Favorite Fall Vegetables from A Veggie Venture
Winter Squash recipes
Sweet Potato recipes
A-Z of Vegetables

Soup
At Last! Black Bean Soup
Chicken & Wild Rice Soup (or Turkey & Wild Rice Soup)
Chocolate Chili
Creamy Wild Rice Soup
Crockpot Chili with Spicy Sausage
Hamburger Soup
Laura's Healthy Carrot Soup
Smoked Turkey Chowder
Turkey Sweet Potato Soup

Bread
Best-Ever Oatmeal Bread
Five-Week Bran Muffins
Homemade Yeast Rolls
Light & Fluffy Homemade Whole-Grain Bread & Buns
No-Knead English Muffin Bread
Perfect Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins
Quick Crisp Flatbread
Skillet Cornbread
Swedish Rye Bread
Weeknight-Easy Rolls

Desserts & Baking
American Apple Pie
Apple-Butter Pumpkin Pie
Apple Cider Indian Pudding
Apple Pudding Cake with Cinnamon Butter Sauce
Autumn Pumpkin Bread
Baked Apples
Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Black Walnut Bread
Buttered Pecan Ice Cream
Cheery Cherry Banana Bread
Chocolate Decadence
Cinnamon Apples
Dimply Plum Cake
Dutch Apple Puff
Easy-Easy Pear Sauce
Estonian Apple Cake
Extra-Crispy Apple Crisp
Gum Drop Cookies
Homemade Applesauce
Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn
Molasses Cookies
Mom's Everyday Oatmeal Cookies
Naturally Sweetened Apple Butter
Old-Fashioned Black Walnut Chocolate Cake
Perfect M&M Cookies
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Pumpkin Pecan Pie
Two-Bite Brownies




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