Category Archives: Sides

Caramel Corm

Whether you’re going to a New Year’s Eve party tonight & have been asked to bring something or you’re the one hosting & want to have an assortment of snacks, this is relatively fuss-free & crowd pleasing one to have … Continue reading

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Fried Apples

A few weeks ago, I visited a patient in his home & his wife had just made breakfast: eggs, ham steak, & fried apples. I haven’t had fried apples in years & understood I would soon be making some. When … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Rice, & Cheese Casserole

Ingredients: 1 16oz bag frozen broccoli 1/2 cup diced onion 1 can cream of celery/ mushroom/ chicken soup 1 cup milk 1/2 lb Velveeta cheese 3 cups cooked rice 10-15 cranks of Fresh cracked pepper 12 Ritz crackers, crushed Preparation: … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad – Take Two

The first time I posted about caprese salad it was for a serving of one. I would pack this for lunch during the summertime. It is no longer summer, but I don’t ascribe to the notion certain foods and/ or … Continue reading

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Bacon Squash Sauté

The other day, I was chatting with a lady that runs a stand at her local farmer’s market every Saturday. We were making each other salivate as we talked food, swapping recipes, & sharing ideas when she told me about … Continue reading

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Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Sometimes recipes are long and involved, other times they’re short and to the point. This is one that’s succinct with just a few ingredients, but pack a flavorful punch. Tender and a bit crisp all at once. A perfect side. … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Basic Hummus Recipe

I know I’ve said it before, and I’ll likely say it again, I’m always so amazed that recipes with the exact same ingredients can vary so much in taste based on the amounts of said ingredients. What can I say? … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa Verde

You can’t go wrong with chips and salsa – a perfect pairing. It’s so, so easy to whip up a batch and enjoy, refrigerate and enjoy some more. Salsa verde is no different as it’s just as simple, but instead of … Continue reading

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Fresh Homemade Salsa

I’m of the belief that if you have the ingredients on hand, homemade is always, always mo’ better than jarred. I also wonder, why buy “fresh” salsa when it’s so easy to make at home? Not to mention cheaper. I almost … Continue reading

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Peppered & Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Towards the end of summer, zucchini is one of those vegetables that, if not shredded and frozen, are hurriedly being used up. This is one of the ways I like to use them up. Chris and I are big fans, but … Continue reading

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