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Kentucky Spoon Bread

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May 24, 2017
Kentucky Spoon Bread_ss

Here’s a Southern dish ya’ll gotta try! I first fell in love with this buttery sweet side dish while living in Atlanta. It’s similar to corn bread, but so moist you have to eat it with a spoon. Serve along side barbecue chicken or smoked ham for a great meal. It’s also delish paired...
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Baked Risotto with Asparagus and Spinach

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September 1, 2016
Baked Risotto with Asparagus and Spinach_ss

Here’s a restaurant quality recipe that you can make right at home. If you’re worried about cooking risotto–this recipe is fool proof. You’ll get perfect risotto every time! This side dish is packed with nutritious spinach and asparagus, creamy risotto, and fresh parmesan cheese. Serve with grilled rib eye steak for an amazing meal!...
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Oven Baked Wild Rice

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August 16, 2016
Oven Baked Wild Rice_ss

Yes, there are many easy-to-make boxes of rice on grocery store shelves…in the US. Living abroad has forced me to experiment with new ways to make moist and flavorful rice. And now I like the home-made version better. It is more work than Rice-a-Roni, but so much tastier! Here’s my favorite. It’s quite versatile–goes...
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Grilled Asparagus

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August 2, 2016
Grilled Asparagus_ss

Buy a bunch of fresh summer asparagus and fire up the grill for this super tasty and super fast recipe! Serve with grilled steak and green salad for an incredible summer meal! Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh asparagus (Look for bright green thin spears–these are best for grilling.) Extra Virgin Olive Oil Garlic salt Fresh ground black pepper...
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Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread

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December 20, 2015
Sweet Buttermilk Cornbread_ss

It’s debatable whether this is a side dish or a dessert–it’s that good! This cornbread bakes up buttery and sweet and delicious. Serve it with a bowl of spicy chili for a fantastic flavor combination. This recipe came from allrecipes.com. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1/2...
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Butternut Squash Risotto

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December 7, 2015
Butternut Squash Risotto_ss

This dish screams fall flavors! It’s creamy and rich and delicious. It takes a bit of work and time to make, but all good things come to those who wait. It’s a great side dish paired with baked salmon or roasted turkey. I found this recipe in Cooking Light magazine a few years back....
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Butternut Squash Pasta Bake

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December 7, 2015
Butternut Squash Pasta Bake_ss

I have a love/hate relationship with this recipe…I hate how many pots it dirties, but I love, love, love how it tastes!!! So I make it every year when squash is in season and wash the dishes whenever I get to them. It’s worth the effort–I wouldn’t post the recipe if it wasn’t! I...
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Scalloped Potatoes

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November 30, 2015
Scalloped Potatoes_ss

Make this dish on a long cold weekend, as it takes hours to prepare. But I promise it’s worth it! With just the right balance of cheese and potatoes, this side dish is not too rich. It goes well with just about anything–Baked Chicken, Pork Chops with Maple Mustard Glaze, Sweet and Sour Meatballs,...
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Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Maple Dipping Sauce

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November 29, 2015
Sweet Potato Fries

Why don’t I make these more often? Every time I do, I remember how much I love them! Such a great Fall side dish. Serve these scrumptious, healthy fries with Panko Pork Chops, KP Chicken Tenders, or Coconut Curry Chicken Tenders Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt,...
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Potato Casserole

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November 26, 2015
Potato Casserole

I’m a purist when it comes to this potato casserole. I know many recipes add ham, bacon, diced peppers, or other cheeses. But I like the original recipe with just potatoes, cheddar, onions and soup. That way you can serve it for brunch with scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and Home-made Breakfast Sausage. Or serve...
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