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Jerri Green
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Jerri Green is a vegetarian that lives with and loves a self-proclaimed carnivore. She makes meals work for everyone while juggling the mounting demands of motherhood. Nothing fancy but always fresh, she draws on her southern heritage to bring satisfying food to the table each and everyday.

Watermelon and Strawberry Cooler

Watermelon and Strawberry Cooler

There's no alcohol in this refreshing recipe, but that doesn't mean you can't improvise.…

Roasted Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

These chewy flavor packed tomatoes can be used to top a pizza, tossed in with your favorite pasta, or blended into you favorite sauce with the help of a food processor. …

Shortcut Apple Pie

Shortcut Apple Pie

This quick and easy rendition of an American Classic is sure to become a staple for last minute guests or party invites. …

Naked Mushroom Swiss “Burger”

Naked Mushroom Swiss “Burger”

There's no meat and no bun in this "burger" but it's a great way to satisfying a craving if you're a vegetarian craving the meaty, cheesy treat.…

Skillet Fruit Cobbler

Skillet Fruit Cobbler

Serve this cobbler, which is cooked in a cast iron skilled, warm with vanilla ice cream. …

Tomato and Cauliflower Tart

Tomato and Cauliflower Tart

This tart is the perfect way forum to feature fresh tomatoes before the summer fades into fall. …

The 9 Best Hot Dogs of the Grilling Season

The 9 Best Hot Dogs of the Grilling Season

There are countless ways to spruce up the humble hot dog. Try some of these varieties at your Labor Day cookout.…

Making Labor Day Cookouts Mouthwatering For Vegetarians Too

Making Labor Day Cookouts Mouthwatering For Vegetarians Too

Don't forget your vegetarian friends this Labor Day. Veggie kebabs are a great way to get them in on the grilling.…

BBQ Marinade – 99 Bottles of Beer in the Fridge

BBQ Marinade – 99 Bottles of Beer in the Fridge

Marinate chicken thighs in beer for tender, flavorful meat -- and to clear out leftover beer from your fridge.…

Mouthwatering Breakfast Sandwich

Mouthwatering Breakfast Sandwich

This is, without a doubt, the best way to start your day.…

Garlicky Bok Choy

Garlicky Bok Choy

Simple and delicious. The greens are infused with the aromatic garlic and the chick peas give the dish some heft.…

Mint Green Tea

Mint Green Tea

This drink is great on a hot day - and they are all hot this time of year.…

Delicious Breakfast Sandwich

Delicious Breakfast Sandwich

This sandwich is so substantial it could easily be a lunch. You are definitely gonna need a fork to finish it.…

Fresh Homemade Pizza

Fresh Homemade Pizza

This pizza has whole wheat dough, a pesto base, and is topped with artichokes, sundried tomatoes, and fresh arugula.…

Summer Club

Summer Club

This sandwich contains several summer favorites.…

Chicken and Eggplant Spaghetti

Chicken and Eggplant Spaghetti

This recipe is the ultimate mix of Southern and Italian cooking.…

Rice and Beans

Rice and Beans

Sometimes you just look in the pantry and make something up as you go along. That's what Jerri Green did with this recipe.…

Bow Tie Shrimp Pasta

Bow Tie Shrimp Pasta

Kids rough housing can work up quite an appetite. This recipe will refill your kids tanks for another round in the rings.…

Soul Food – Veggie Soup

Soul Food – Veggie Soup

You know all those Chicken Soup for the Soul books, well there should be a vegetarian version. And here it is.…

Egg Salad Sandwich

Egg Salad Sandwich

Enjoy this recipe for an egg salad sandwich where, instead of mayo, you use cottage cheese.…

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese is always delightful. Try the recipe below for an Italian-inspired version.…

Chickadee – Spinach and Chickpeas

Chickadee – Spinach and Chickpeas

This dish works great as a vegetarian main course, or as a delicious side dish.…

Grilled Fig and Blue Cheese Pie

Grilled Fig and Blue Cheese Pie

The sweet figs and honey are balanced perfectly with the strong blue cheese and buttery crust. Plus, it is simple to make.…

Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

These plain shortbread cookies, are not so plain after all. The rosemary adds a whole new dimension of flavor to them.…

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish – Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish – Stuffed Acorn Squash

Having vegetarians over for Thanksgiving dinner? Don't panic - here's a dish that will be a success all around. …

Crockpot Beef Carnitas

Crockpot Beef Carnitas

Carnitas is traditionally made with pork. This delicious crockpot recipe, uses beef instead.…

Sweet and Savory Grilled Fig Pie

Sweet and Savory Grilled Fig Pie

The sweet figs and honey in this pie, are balanced perfectly with the strong blue cheese and buttery crust.…

Grilled Heirloom Tomatoes with Parmesan and Garlic Topping

Grilled Heirloom Tomatoes with Parmesan and Garlic Topping

Jerri Green serves up some grilled heirloom tomatoes with a lovely parmesan and garlic topping.…

Heirloom Tomato Puffy

Heirloom Tomato Puffy

A simple and stunning heirloom tomato puff pastry from Jerri Green. …

Blackberry Nectarine Crisp

Blackberry Nectarine Crisp

Jerri Green serves an updated version of her inner child's favorite summer dessert. …

Purple Yard Bean and Potato Salad

Purple Yard Bean and Potato Salad

If you find some purple yard beans in your next CSA bag, here's a great way to use them.…

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

A refreshing watermelon cucumber drink for those hot hot hot summer days.…

Summer Cucumber and Dill Sandwich

Summer Cucumber and Dill Sandwich

A classic combo of cucumber and dill in a cool sandwich, perfect for those summer picnics. …

Fried Avocado Tacos for Cinco de Mayo

Fried Avocado Tacos for Cinco de Mayo

Jerri Green with a wonderful vegetarian dish for your Cinco de Mayo celebration, or any other festivity. …

Beer Batter Fish Fry

Beer Batter Fish Fry

Jerri Green with a deliciously crispy and comforting beer batter fish fry.…

Simple Soothing Vanilla Pound Cake

Simple Soothing Vanilla Pound Cake

A comforting cake for a crazy day, a bad week, or just as a delicious treat.…

One Skillet Layered Portabella

One Skillet Layered Portabella

This declicious layered portabella packs a lot of flavor and only dirties up one skillet.…

Black Eyed Pea Dip – Mississippi Caviar Recipe

Black Eyed Pea Dip – Mississippi Caviar Recipe

A delicious vegetarian black eyed pea dip from the banks of the Mississippi.…

Almost Bellini – with a Strawberry Twist

Almost Bellini – with a Strawberry Twist

On Valentine's Day, the combination of peach, strawberries and bubbly wine, is destined to be successful.…

Nearly Naked Chicken Drummies

Nearly Naked Chicken Drummies

An almost naked, and deliciously simple chicken appetizer.…

Pepper and Spinach Quiche

Pepper and Spinach Quiche

A festive and filling quiche that can be served throughout the holiday season.…

13 Fun Culinary Christmas Gifts on a Budget

13 Fun Culinary Christmas Gifts on a Budget

Jerri Green lines up a great list of cheap culinary Christmas gifts for this year.…

Vegetarian Thanksgiving – Winter Squash, Stuffing and Goat Cheese

Vegetarian Thanksgiving – Winter Squash, Stuffing and Goat Cheese

Jerri Green with a great idea for the vegetarians at your thanksgiving dinner.…

Cannelloni – A Series of Tubes

Cannelloni – A Series of Tubes

A vegetarian dish that keep pleasing your meat eaters years from now.…

Beyond the Kale Soup

Beyond the Kale Soup

A simple but delicious vegetarian soup to warm you on a cold fall day.…

Bitty Bella Bruschetta

Bitty Bella Bruschetta

Jerri Green turns her love for tiny things into cute and delicious little bruschettas.…

Postpartum Powerhouse Salad

Postpartum Powerhouse Salad

Jerri Green serves a protein packed salad to give new moms the energy they need.…

Herbal Grilled Feta Cheese

Herbal Grilled Feta Cheese

Fresh herbs and feta hot off the grill is a great appetizer or side dish.…

Summer Stone Fruit Salad

Summer Stone Fruit Salad

On a trip down memory lane, Jerri Green sets out to recreate childhood memories with a lovely summer fruit salad.…

Red, White, And Blue Nachos For 4th Of July

Red, White, And Blue Nachos For 4th Of July

Jerri Green serves up a patriotic snack for vegetarians and carnivores alike.…

Breakfast Biscuits For Both Carnivores And VegHeads

Breakfast Biscuits For Both Carnivores And VegHeads

Vegetarians and their carnivores no longer have to venture outside their own kitchen in the morning to get their fast food fix.…

Potato Salad: A Southern Summer Staple

Potato Salad: A Southern Summer Staple

At every Southern get together you will find one thing - potato salad. …

Mouthwatering Watermelon Cocktail

Mouthwatering Watermelon Cocktail

This year, watermelons arrived just in time for cocktail-hour. Jerri Green tends the bar.…

One Bourbon…Just in Time for Derby Day

One Bourbon…Just in Time for Derby Day

Jerri Green with an excellent Derby Day suggestion on how to have your whiskey and eat it too.…

Blackberry Mint Margaritas

Blackberry Mint Margaritas

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with this simple marvelous and sophisticated take on a margarita.…

When Pigs Fly: A Vegetarian At Memphis’ Bar-B-Que Fest

When Pigs Fly: A Vegetarian At Memphis’ Bar-B-Que Fest

A vegetarian about an event that can only be described as pork heaven, but where you can find a few un-oinked things to eat.…

Saving The Easter Bunny: Vegetarian Easter Dinner Tips

Saving The Easter Bunny: Vegetarian Easter Dinner Tips

Is it at all possible to please vegetarians during Easter? Jerri Green with a few helpful tips.…

Memphis: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Memphis: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Baseball season is here, and Jerri Green falls in love with the grub at the best Minor League stadium in America.…

Brauts For Both Meateaters And Vegheads Alike

Brauts For Both Meateaters And Vegheads Alike

Even if you're not a carnivore, there are plenty of reasons to break out the grill. …

Dinner Time: Meat And Potatoes With A Twist

Dinner Time: Meat And Potatoes With A Twist

Jerri Green tricks her carnivore husband into eating spinach. Turns out he loves it…