Articles by Norann Oleson

Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Almondine is the French way of saying “with almond garnish,” but in this Green Beans Almondine dish, the almonds have equal standing with the green beans. Not only do the  
Three-Cheese Soufflés

Three-Cheese Soufflés

I'll be upfront here; this isn't your quick weekday morning meal that you put together in a hurry and sit down to eat before you rush off to work or  
Salade Niçoise with Haricot Verts

Salade Niçoise with Haricot Verts

Salade Niçoise is a classic French composed salad that is a meal in itself. Hearty and healthful, it gets its name from the small, dark brown—slightly purplish olives with an  
Salted Radish and Chive Baguettes

Salted Radish and Chive Baguettes

Radishes are most popularly served in France on sandwiches swiped with butter and this Salted Radish and Chive Baguette honors that tried and true formula.  
Dump ‘n’ Go Italian Meatloaf

Dump ‘n’ Go Italian Meatloaf

I am not usually a fan of meatloaf, but this Dump ‘n’ Go Italian Meatloaf recipe changed my mind. It is packed with flavor, has a nice Italian twist to  
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

This Slow Cooker Italian Chicken recipe is one of my go-to's because it's so easy to make and it always turns out great. Plus, it’s healthy! It doesn't matter if  
Traditional Italian Green Beans

Traditional Italian Green Beans

When you think of inventive cooking, unusual ingredients or food technology may come to mind. But what’s more inventive than making hearty, nutritious, delicious meals out of whatever you have?  
Dealing with Blueberry Pests

Dealing with Blueberry Pests

Pests on your blueberry bushes, left unchecked, can damage and destroy your crop and kill your lovely plants. Keeping a close watch on your bushes during regular daily inspections will  
Dealing with Blueberry Diseases

Dealing with Blueberry Diseases

Like all food crops, blueberries are susceptible to various fungal diseases. Your best weapons against these are best planting practices, which help prevent disease in the first place. This is especially