Category Archives: Side Dishes

Corn and Tomato Salad

This Corn and Tomato Salad recipe is the essence of the sweet flavors of Summer. Surprisingly simple, fresh and refreshing, it’s the perfect addition to your Summer salad lineup.  

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Tomato Fennel Salad (Meatless Monday)

Summer is peak tomato season and this recipe for Tomato Fennel Salad is a great way to use the bounty of Summer’s gardens and Farmers’ Markets. 

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Baked Eggplant with Roasted Red Pepper Relish (Meatless Monday)

Taking advantage of seasonal produce (July is Eggplant), this Baked Eggplant recipe is topped with Roasted Red Pepper Relish and Mozzarella. This isn’t fried, but it is just as crispy as if it had been! The relish is simple (5 … Continue reading

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Southern-Style Macaroni Salad

Just in time for your Fourth of July celebrations, and for the rest of your Summer cookouts, I’m revisiting my Southern-Style Macaroni Salad recipe. 

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Grilled Rack of Lamb and Herb Vegetables – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

This recipe for Grilled Rack of Lamb and Vegetables is the perfect example of how you can use your grill to create a gorgeous and elegant feast. Another installment for #CookoutWeek is here…check it out! Plus a fabulous giveaway awaits! … Continue reading

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Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes

This Baked Not Fried Green Tomatoes recipe is a healthier, crisper version of the food that has become an iconic Southern dish. But, is it really Southern in origin? 

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Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce was inspired on a recent trip we took to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. I’ll tell you how I transformed something I saw in the frozen food aisle. 

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Creamed Spinach

This creamed spinach recipe is easy to prepare and is rich in flavor, without floating in butter or cheese. I make this often for us in the fall and winter when hot, creamy, comfort-food is what we crave. 

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Latke Waffles

It’s Hanukkah! Have you had your Latkes? How about Latke Waffles!? Potato pancakes in waffle form with pockets of ever so crispy grated potato all golden brown and delicious; best of all, no frying! Pop them in either a Belgian or … Continue reading

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw | Sesame Oil Rice Wine Vinaigrette (Meatless Monday)

Since Brussels Sprouts are in a cabbage family, I decided to use them raw in this recipe for Shaved Brussels Sprout Asian Slaw. Combined with thinly sliced sweet bell peppers, green onions, toasted almonds and chow mien noodles, the shaved … Continue reading

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