Fresh From Nancy's Garden

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Potato Salad Provencal

Need an easy side dish to bring to a 4th of July BBQ or a Bastille Day Celebration?Here it is–a Provencal potato salad. It’s super easy to make, and best of all, there’s no mayo, so need to keep it refrigerated on a warm day. In fact, it tastes best served at room temperature.I actually found a few fingerling potatoes in my garden along with the green beans, so I was happy […]

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Sheet Pan Salmon with Potatoes and Asparagus

I went fishing in Alaska last summer and came home with 23 lbs. of fish. They have a great system–you catch it, they clean, flash freeze, and pack it for you, and it rides home on your plane. Then you pick it up at the oversize baggage claim, put it in your freezer and enjoy it all winter! But if your freezer isn’t filled with fresh-caught, just get a nice […]

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Warm Potato, Green Bean & Red Onion Salad Ready in 20 Minutes!

I’ve always loved Hot German Potato Salad. This is a much healthier version but still packs all the flavor and is ready in 20 minutes…or less! I almost feel like I’m cheating when I make something this tasty that is so fast and easy to make. INGREDIENTS FOR WARM POTATO, GREEN BEAN & RED ONION SALAD 15 small red potatoes 1/2 red onion, sliced thin 1 package haricot verts 1/4 […]

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Sit Down Sunday Dinner: Walnut-Pesto-Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Broccoli, Potatoes and Toasted Cheese Ciabatta

Sit Down Sunday Dinner. Do families still do that? I hope so.    Some of my best memories are of Sunday Dinner at Tom Bergfeld’s grandma’s house in Fresno. She was famous for her pot roast! She made it every Sunday for the entire Bergfeld clan. But the most amazing part was she cooked the whole meal all by herself until she was in her 80’s!   For some unknown reason, grandma […]

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Super Simple Oven-Roasted Red Potatoes & Broccolini

Need a quick and easy side dish for a pot luck? Have company coming and you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen? Here’s the perfect solution–simple oven-roasted red potatoes and broccolini!   INGREDIENTS 1 bunch broccolini 5 red potatoes, cut in quarters 2 TBS olive oil (about) Kosher salt & pepper That’s it for ingredients–how simple is that!   Preheat oven to 400. Cut potatoes into […]

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