November 28, 2022

Arugula Bean Salad

Arugula is a wonderful green, and can add flavor, and color to so many things. This is a favorite summer to fall  salad, and we hope you enjoy!

1 can green b1 can wax beans

1 can light red kidney beans

1 tomato

1 bunch scallions

pinch of crushed garlic

tablespoon brown mustard

juice from one fresh lemon

splash of cider vinager

teaspoon olive oil


celery seed

salt and pepper

grated sharp cheddar cheese

drain all three cans of beans and place in bowl.

Mix lemon, olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, celery seed, salt, pepper, and dill.

stir in cut tomato, and scallions

pour mix over beans, and add arugula and shredded cheese.

toss and serve with crackers, pita chips etc…

Also great with a few pieces if kielbasa

Enjoy your fall weekends!

Andi Bartruff

Photo courtesy of Edible Charlotte





Hot Wings for your Fall Weekend

Southern Smarts knows it is time for fall activities .

Here is a recipe to warm up your autumn  gatherings…

1 1/2. Lbs. chicken drumettes or wings

1 tablespoon crushed garlic

1 bunch chopped scallions

1/4 cup of soy sauce

1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce

2 cups molasses

srircaha , or hot chili sauce to taste

Coat wings, and marinate as long as possible

Baste and cook at 350 degrees for 30 minutes turning occasionally.  Turn oven to 425 and cook 10 more minutes.  Also good for the grill.

This is a great reward for your leaf rakers, pumpkin carvers, and excited football fans!

Andi Bartruff