Category: The Vegetable Party

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Even a broccoli-hater will eat this salad. Guaranteed. (Hint: it’s the bacon!)

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

Best Creamed Corn Ever – Handed-Down and Upgraded Scratch Recipe from My Dad and Grandmother

Best Creamed Corn Ever – Handed-Down and Upgraded Scratch Recipe from My Dad and Grandmother

This creamed corn is a rich, creamy dish that makes you nostalgic for the old days when life was simpler, people were kinder and you could borrow an egg from your neighbor, even if you never experienced any “old days” in that way. 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Bacon and Bacon-Jalapeño Jam

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Bacon and Bacon-Jalapeño Jam

Almost blackened, these Brussels sprouts are spicy-sweet-tart-crunchy-soft yumminess and perfect for the holiday table.

Fruit Salad Slaw (not as weird as it sounds)

Fruit Salad Slaw (not as weird as it sounds)

A delicious slaw even the vegetable-hating Glover Gardens Grill-Meister will eat.

Emergency Responder for Squash Disaggregation: a Tale of Triumph Over Gourd-Adversity

Emergency Responder for Squash Disaggregation: a Tale of Triumph Over Gourd-Adversity

It takes more than a gourd to defeat a grimly determined woman. Rose the Intrepid faces down a spaghetti squash with a huge butcher knife. Recipe included.

Call This Baby (Carrot) Ugly

Call This Baby (Carrot) Ugly

Baby carrots are a sham! Read all about it and check out this stunning recipe for undoctored carrots.

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.

Simple Autumn Side: Baked Acorn Squash

Simple Autumn Side: Baked Acorn Squash

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning here in Southeast Texas, and we’re headed out to the Farmers’ Market to see what bounty it holds for us.  A recent trek yielded acorn squash, which resulted in a marvelous side dish for roast chicken. So delicious, even the […]

Grilled Asparagus Our Way

Grilled Asparagus Our Way

A side dish we love-love-love here at Glover Gardens is grilled asparagus. Not just any grilled asparagus, grilled asparagus our way. That means lots of lemon, lots of garlic, and lots of olive oil to coat those delightful, al denté spears of love.


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