Category Archives: side dish

Golden Baked Onions

The recipe for Golden Baked Onions was given to me years ago by my friend Liz. Her Great Aunt Babe makes them for holidays and family get-togethers. Liz told me about them once and they sounded so good that I … Continue reading

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Cold Curry-Peanut Noodles

It’s Labor Day weekend here in the States, and for a lot of us, that means backyard barbeques, picnics, and camping. I thought I’d share a yummy side dish I made this summer. From the June 2010 issue of Food … Continue reading

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I’ve made a lot of new recipes lately, but finding time to blog has been difficult. There are so many delicious summer dishes I want to share with you! Today, I’ll pass on a fantastic recipe for tabbouleh. Tabbouleh is … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola Risotto

The original plan was gorgonzola polenta.  That plan went out the window when we got home from grocery shopping and I realized I was out of polenta…oops!  I had bought some fantastic cheese and was craving more, so I decided … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Stuffed Onions

The recipe for these wild rice stuffed onions was passed to me by my friend Anna the last time I was complaining that I was bored of my usual side dishes.  I’ve made them twice since I got my hands … Continue reading

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Orange-Infused Roasted Green Beans

I was looking for something a little different to do with the fresh green beans I found at West Side Market last weekend, so I started searching my favorite recipe sites.  On, I found what I was looking for: … Continue reading

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a fun vegetable to cook.  It’s different in texture and taste from other squashes, and the spaghetti “noodles” are easy to dress up in different ways. This roasted spaghetti squash would be a great last minute side … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus

Andrew and I both love asparagus.  When it’s on sale, it’s our green vegetable of choice, and we love to eat it with everything from fish to red meat.  I have tried cooking asparagus several different ways – steaming it, … Continue reading

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Cheddar Bacon Mashed Potatoes

It’s a simple fact that I am a carb girl.  I love my pasta, my bread, my rice…and my potatoes.  Oh, potatoes, how I love thee.  Let me count the ways.  Baked, scalloped, french fried, roasted, MASHED.  Let’s stop there.  … Continue reading

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Creamed Corn

Last year, I printed out a recipe from cdkitchen, planning to make their Creamed Corn for Christmas Eve dinner. I ended up making so many other dishes that I didn’t need another vegetable. I’ve held onto the recipe all year. … Continue reading

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