Saturday, October 2, 2010

A delicious recipe from a favorite blogger...

I am very fortunate to live within 12 miles of downtown Pittsburgh and less than 5 miles from some wonderful farm markets. I love to visit the farms in growing season and find their wonderful assortments of produce and baked goods. (Of course the baked goods are available all year long which my waistline can attest to!)
Fearing that we are nearing the end of the local growing season, I dashed off to one of the markets the other day, Soergels, because my mouth was watering for Stuffed Peppers. I found gorgeous peppers and also corn, broccoli and green beans....oh, and honeycrisp apples. Have you ever had honeycrisp apples? They may cost a bit more but they are worth every cent. You have to have a napkin handy when you eat them because they are so juicy...and sweet.
 Anyway, back to the peppers...
Aren't these beautiful? All are sweet bell peppers, some just have some red color in their skins.
Using the recipe found at Maryjane's Beehive Cottage blog here, I made this....

David had corn on the cob with his peppers and I chose the green beans.
Side Note: The recipe says the mixture will fill 4-6 peppers. I used 4 big peppers so I'm sure it would work with 6 medium sized peppers...you can see that I had lots of the meat & rice mixture left which I worked in around the peppers in the baking dish.

Now my blog will never be considered a culinary blog but I do love trying recipes from other bloggers. We like good basic comfort foods...easy to prepare and kitchen tested.
Visit Maryjane's Beehive Cottage. Not only does she have lots of other yummy recipes which can be found by scrolling down her left hand sidebar, but she also shares delightful handmade art and decorating ideas.
Enjoy this beautiful (I hope it is where you are) fall weekend!
xoxo
Joyce


13 comments:

A Vintage Chic said...

Yum! That looks delicious, Joyce! Thanks for sharing! Hope your weekend is wonderful!

Julie

Creative Breathing said...

Oh Joyce! I hadn't thought of stuffed peppers in ages! LOL! It's so easy to forget what you know how to make after so many years! These look yummy! Have a lovely weekend! E PS package will post first of week.

Linda said...

Sounds so good...and I still have a few peppers left in the garden!

Suz said...

That looks just wonderful! I love comfort food, too, especially when it starts getting cold outside! It is so good to have you posting...just makes my heart smile! i know you will take it easy!

Big hugs,
Suz

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

YUM!!! Thanks for sharing. I need to start cooking again. Boy did we wing it a lot these past several weeks.
Thank you for your kind words and concern during all the wedding bliss, Joyce. You're a sweetie!!...Just got back from San Diego (to decompress). : )
I saw your adorable creation over at Elizabeth's. You did a GREAT job! Kudos. : )
Take good care of yourself,
Mary Lou

marie said...

Oh yum! These look so good...we're definitely going to try these.
About the Honeycrisp apples....they are my favorite. Bill brought 5 home on Friday. One for my lunch each day next week! Lucky me!

marie said...

I just popped over to Creative Breathing ~ the Halloween banner is so cute...each piece looks perfect with all the others! Great job to everyone!

Natasha said...

I would love to try this recipe one day. I have often seen versions of it online or in cookbooks but thought it was too fiddly. I will definitely give it a go now!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

My name is PJ. said...

My husband would LOVE this. He'd have the corn and the green beans both!!!

woodandfabric said...

hum..This looks good! We also have a farm market all summer long on saturday mornings, right here in my little town. I love going there...
Michelle *Ü*

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

You are a sweetheart Joyce! I am thrilled you loved the bell pepper recipe and for featuring it! It has been one of our family favorites for 3 generations.

Have a wonderful week!

Hugs,
Maryjane

Jean said...

Yum. Those look wonderful.

~Carrie from Cottage Cozy~ said...

I just love stuffed peppers and those look especially delicious!

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