Category Archives: Side Dishes

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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Kale Couscous and Strawberry Salad (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Kale, Couscous and Strawberry Salad is as simple to prepare as it is delicious to eat! Since Spring is officially here, and since a friend shared some kale from another friend’s garden…and since I found some gorgeous … Continue reading

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Baked Oysters – Italian Style #FishFridayFoodies

This recipe for Baked Oysters – Italian Style is one I came up with for my Feast of the Seven Fishes. It is a really simple recipe for incredibly flavorful baked oysters, and it is my first post for #FishFridayFoodies … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Dukkah and Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

Roasted Root Vegetables with Dukkah (pronounced doo-kah) and Goat Cheese is the Meatless Monday recipe of the week. An Egyptian spice, seed, nut blend is variable based on your tastes; I have provided a recipe for the blend I used. 

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Wild Rice with Nuts (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for wild rice is wonderful served hot, great at room temperature, and is an amazing cold salad; since it’s so versatile, it’s perfect for holiday entertaining. 

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Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts (Meatless Monday)

We’re in the dog-days of summer here, and it’s hot and humid; this means it is salad weather for the foreseeable future. This recipe for Orange Braised Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts is cool and colorful and packed … Continue reading

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Burst Cherry Tomato Galette (Meatless Monday)

Overrun with tomatoes? This recipe for Burst Cherry Tomato Galette has a very simple semolina crust and the filling is a combination of fresh mozzarella, goat cheese and fresh herbs. So easy to make, it’s a perfect addition to your … Continue reading

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Loaded Potato Salad

In time for Father’s Day and July Fourth Celebrations, I’ve got a new potato salad recipe for you. This Loaded Potato Salad has all of the ingredients of a Loaded Baked Potato, but in the cold, creamy goodness of a … Continue reading

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