The Iroquois Indians cultivated and used the Three Sisters (corn, squash and beans) in their diet. This is a recipe passed down by our relatives. You may use regular corn instead of hominy, but hominy is more traditional.
Shrimp are marinated in lime juice, chopped, then tossed with tomatoes, hot peppers, celery and avocado for a zesty appetizer. Serve as a dip with tortilla chips or as a topping on a tostada spread with mayo. The fearless palate might like this with hot sauce.
A crumble topping made with butter, flour and pecans is sprinkled over the top of sweet potatoes blended with egg, milk, sugar and vanilla in this preparation of the popular vegetable to serve with turkey.
This is a very tasty cilantro-based chutney that can be prepared in minutes. Just add fresh lemon juice, a small green chili, peanuts, salt, garlic, and fresh ginger to the cilantro and process until smooth.
Strawberries and spinach are delicious in the Spring, and tossed with other fresh ingredients, real bacon, and hard cooked eggs, they make a wonderful salad. A sweet, tangy oil and vinegar dressing tops it off!