Category Archives: Side Dishes

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Rosemary Hasselback Potatoes with Sirloin Steaks

It’s date night at home.  This meal takes a little prep, but once the prep is done, it cooks up easy and delicious! The recipe is for two, but could easily be doubled if you want it for the whole … Continue reading

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Chipotle Dressing

Summer just seems to ask for Southwestern foods.  That slightly spicy flavor that blends with all those fresh vegetables.  I know it’s not summer yet, but we’ve had some hot days here in Oregon that have made me get excited … Continue reading

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Parmesan Potatoes – Baked and Mashed to Goodness!

We love twice baked potatoes – and we love mashed potatoes.  Here is a bit of a combo.  Bake them first, then mash them – deliciously easy!

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Longevity Noodles – The Year of the Rooster (Pasta of the Month)

Today is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year – Celebrating the year of the Fire Rooster!  This annual celebration is marked with a variety of foods that have symbolic meanings.  Eating longevity noodles during the feast will … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

A Caesar salad goes great with a good steak – or chicken, pork chops – even all by itself if you’re only a little bit hungry! The Caesar salad has been around for a while.  It is believed to have been … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Recipes of 2016

We had a lot of visitors this last year and we thank each and every one of you that came and supported our site!  Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2016 – If you’re looking for … Continue reading

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Potato Latkes

Tomorrow is the beginning of Hanukkah.  The word Hanukkah is Hebrew for dedication.  This eight day holiday remembers the re-dedication of the temple after Judah the Maccabee drove the Greeks from the temple in the holy land.  When the faithful … Continue reading

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Pasta of the Month – Christmas Pasta

Super simple pasta side dish that reflects the colors of Christmas – Red, Green and White… Super simple and ready fast!  Want to try it?  

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Chicken and Rice with Buddha’s Hand

Here is the recipe for a slightly citrusy Chicken and Rice using the amazing Buddha’s Hand! Click here to learn more about this strange fruit, Buddha’s hand)

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7 Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving is nearly here!!  I’m starting to gather ideas and recipes so I can plan our menu.  Here are some that might help you do the same!  Even one for the kids – ____________________________

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