Category Archives: Side Dishes

Cheesy Corn Casserole 

As we were looking for something else to take to my family’s Thanksgiving I decided that I could make this corn casserole. There were a couple of reasons mainly though it was because I had the recipe and I had … Continue reading

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The NEW Classic Stuffing

There was a conversation at some point, I think at work, around what do you have the have a Thanksgiving. In other words, it’s not Thanksgiving unless you have <blank>. Now I’m not here to start that debate. In fact, … Continue reading

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Crusty Bacon Stuffing 

This is a recipe that my aunt sent me recently. She said she found it in a mystery book she was reading and had made it. She had made it for dinner (the only thing) and I decided that I … Continue reading

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Baked Flounder with Browned Butter and Mango Quinoa 

The purpose of this post is the quinoa. Since I was pairing it with the fish, I felt that I should include it. I won’t say much about the fish. In fact, it was pretty underwhelming. Maybe it was my … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Lemon Cream

This is another one of one of those recipes that sounds kind of weird but works really well. I certainly wouldn’t think of strawberries and cucumbers. You can read the recipe here.  I made an adjustment using one cucumber we … Continue reading

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Maple Bacon Potato Salad

I first saved this recipe, thinking it would be a good thing to make some day when I needed a side dish to go with a picnic or when I was grilling. Plus it had bacon. I never gave it … Continue reading

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Cucumber and Peach Salad

So weird it works. That is how the recipe described this dish. And I have to agree. This is not a pairing I would normally think about. But, it was pretty darn good. Surprisingly good in a way. You can … Continue reading

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Corn Salad with Hazelnuts, Parmesan, and Mint

Having made a corn salad/side dish a week or so ago, when I came across this recipe, I decided that I wanted to make it also. In the end, while this recipe was okay, I think I prefer the first … Continue reading

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Corn and Fregola with Grilled Halloumi Cheese

I came across this recipe in one of the (many) emails I get and it really stuck out to me. Mostly because it seemed so different from what I might normally make. Which is kind of saying something given that … Continue reading

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Farrotto with Prosciutto, Asparagus, and Peas

This was another one of those recipes where I can’t say exactly why I decided to make it. Most likely, it was simply the uniqueness of it – it was different and something I haven’t attempted before. However, the farrotto, … Continue reading

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