No true Southerner could make it by a day with out at the least one meal brimming with greens.
Whether or not it’s the accompanying “three” to a standard meat and three, or a plate filled with comforting favorites, Coweta’s cooks know tips on how to make it occur.
Everyone knows one of the best veggies are picked or purchased contemporary and served the identical day, however some shortcuts are allowed when the outcomes converse for themselves. And sure, mac-n-cheese counts as a vegetable.
Coweta County College System sponsored the “Veggies & Sides” chapter in “Coweta Cooks: Sharing a Legacy of Our Favourite Recipes,” revealed in August by The Newnan Occasions-Herald. Coweta County College System enrolls roughly 23,000 college students in 32 faculties and serves greater than 2.5 million meals each faculty yr.
“Coweta Cooks” is out there for buy at The Newnan Occasions-Herald workplaces at 16 Jefferson St. in downtown Newnan.
Shirleyʼs Parmesan Cheese Southern Squash
3 lengthy neck yellow candy squash
Wash squash totally and minimize into skinny slices. In a bowl, mix squash, salt and pepper, to style.
Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
Unfold squash on baking sheet and canopy with Parmesan cheese.
Prepare dinner at 425 F for quarter-hour.
Brenda Frangoudakis, Moreland
“My mom, Iva Lee Tallent, cooked these scrumptious candy potatoes for her husband and
eight kids in Franklin, North Carolina.”
3 candy potatoes, peeled and minimize in quarters
Cinnamon sugar to style, elective
Place first 4 elements in giant frying pan; cowl pan and prepare dinner on excessive about quarter-hour.
Flip warmth to low and prepare dinner one other half-hour or so till candy potatoes are carried out and a lightweight syrup has fashioned; add additional water and sugar, if needed.
When carried out, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if desired, and serve.
Greek Lemon Roasted Potatoes
Victoria Meadows, Tyrone
“My dad is from Athens, Greece, and we’ve got had the pleasure of consuming numerous Greek
meals, together with Greek potatoes and souvlaki. This potato recipe is from my Greek aunt, Eugenia
Frang, who lives in Meansville and is one of the best Greek prepare dinner I do know.”
8 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
1⁄2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (3 to 4 lemons)
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1⁄4 teaspoon freshly floor black pepper
Place potatoes in steel roasting pan giant sufficient to suit potatoes in a single layer.
Add water, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper.
Toss potatoes till nicely coated.
Bake, uncovered, about 50 minutes or till fork-tender and brown on the perimeters.
As liquid is absorbed, add water to maintain potatoes from sticking to pan.
Flip potatoes midway by for even browning.
Garnish with extra oregano, if desired.
Donna Moore, Paige and Mark Wells, Newnan
1 can beef broth or beef consomme
I small can sliced mushrooms, drained
1 to 11⁄4 cups raw white rice
Mix all elements in oven-safe casserole dish.
Bake at 400 F for 45 minutes.
Mama’s Nation Fashion Baked Beans
2 (28-ounce) cans pork and beans, juices included
1 giant candy onion, like Vidalia, diced
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
3⁄4 cup packed darkish brown sugar
1⁄4 cup pure maple syrup
1⁄4 cup ready mustard
1⁄8 cup Worcestershire sauce
In a big mixing bowl, mix all elements besides uncooked bacon, and stir nicely.
Pour into greased 9-by-13 baking dish.
Layer bacon on high of bean combination.
Bake uncovered for at the least 1 hour.
“Use block cheese that you simply grate your self as pre-packaged shredded cheese doesn’t
combine as nicely. Additionally, this recipe is straightforward to chop in half; bake in an 8×8-inch dish when you do.”
1 (16-ounce) bundle rigatoni
1/2 pound gentle cheddar cheese, grated and divided
1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese, grated and divided
1/4 pound grated Parmesan cheese, divided
Flippantly grease a 9-by-13 baking dish.
in response to bundle instructions; the cooking water must be salted to style like sea water.
Prepare dinner pasta till simply carried out.
Drain cooked pasta and don’t rinse.
Instantly place pasta in giant mixing bowl.
Add cream, 1 cup cheddar, 1 cup Monterey Jack, and 1/2 cup Parmesan to pasta and toss collectively. Add salt to desired style.
Pour into ready baking dish. Toss remaining cheddar and Monterey Jack collectively and sprinkle on high of pasta-cheese combination.
Prime with remaining Parmesan.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes till sauce is effervescent and high is evenly browned.