Category Archives: side dishes

Feb 19

Burrata, Prosciutto, Tomato and Arugula Salad

What’s better than a delicious hunk of burrata over, well, pretty much anything? Not much. If you’re not sure what burrata is, head to your local deli, or even grocery store, and ask about it. It’s creamy and delicious and … Continue reading

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Jan 2

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

After buying fresh crabs not long ago, and struggling to get a decent amount of meat from them after cleaning them (don’t ask!), I had to come up with a recipe to use the little that I had. I decided … Continue reading

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Dec 5

Peas & Onions with Leftover Ham

I know lots of people are starting to plan their holiday menus right now, so I bring you one of the dishes I made for Thanksgiving. It’s perfect when you’re pressed for time since it takes only minutes to make, … Continue reading

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Nov 4

Escarole and Beans

Who’s in the mood for some good old fashioned Italian peasant food? Well, you’ve come to the right place 🙂 This is a very easy dish that can be served as a side, or on its own as is, or … Continue reading

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Oct 21

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta & Onion

Brussels sprouts. You either love ’em or hate ’em. Which camp are you in? It’s tough to hate them when they’re prepared like this. They really are delicious! Have you seen them sold on the stalk? My local Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

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Sep 30

Thai Slaw

I wish I had a better picture, because what you see here does this dish no justice. Aside from a little bit of chopping, it takes just a few minutes to throw together, but it tastes like a lot of … Continue reading

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Aug 13

Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers

Who says the rain has to stop you from grilling? That’s what grill pans are for. And this great appetizer/snack is perfect whether you’re indoors or out! I love these little peppers…they’re delicious and so versatile. And this dish takes … Continue reading

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Apr 28

No-Knead Onion Rolls

It’s been a while since I’ve baked with yeast. I’ve been doing my best to lay off bread (yeah, going to the doctor isn’t usually much fun…) but of course, I had to make an exception for Easter. And besides, … Continue reading

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Dec 9

Easy One Pan Penne Alfredo

I’ve been hearing a lot of hype about all of these “one pot” pasta meals and kept wondering what the big deal was. I finally gave in and tried one out when I was looking for a hearty side dish. … Continue reading

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Nov 27

Easy Cheesy Spinach

I figured I’d squeeze in one more quick side dish for Thanksgiving, just incase anyone’s looking for ideas… And now, back to baking 😉 Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Easy Cheesy Spinach from Claire Robinson 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, chopped 1 … Continue reading

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