Category Archives: Side Dishes

Green Chile Cornbread

I made this cornbread last week to go with our Smoky, Spicy Chili, and it was so good, I just had to share it with you. It contains green chiles so was perfect to go with it.  I have been making some … Continue reading

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Easy and Delicious Caramelized Butternut Squash

Do you need another side dish for Thanksgiving at your house or are you taking a side dish and aren’t sure  what to make yet?  Caramelized Butternut Squash may be just what you are looking for.  I love all the … Continue reading

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Autumn Cobb Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

I’ve been pondering this salad in my brain for quite some time now. Maybe that is why I have been so distracted lately (it doesn’t take much).  I couldn’t find my sun glasses yesterday until I got home from the grocery store … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Arugula Salad with Brown Sugar-Cider Vinaigrette

We ate this salad for dinner  3 times last week.  I just can’t get enough of it.  I think it is the best salad I’ve ever had.  It is a great combination of salty and slightly sweet ingredients.  There are different textures in it … Continue reading

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Rustic Swiss, Fennel, and Olive Galette

Last time we were up at our cabin, I had a chance to look at a couple of food magazines, and this recipe is the one that I couldn’t get out of my head.  It has so many of my … Continue reading

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Fancy Corn on the Cob

  For my mom’s birthday we went to a great restaurant, and one of the best things we ate was something on the menu called “Street Corn”.  I have been craving it ever since, so decided to try to recreate … Continue reading

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Raspberry, Almond, and Feta Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

It seems with the hot weather, all I want to eat are salads and ice cream.  Since it probably wouldn’t be the best thing for me to have ice cream every night for dinner, I am trying to focus on … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing

This recipe is one of the favorites I have found recently.  In the past, whenever I was asked to bring a pasta salad to a gathering, I would just cut up some tomatoes and cucumber, add it to pasta, and pour … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Blueberry Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

After Memorial Day here in Arizona, we brace ourselves for the heat we know is coming.  Sunday it is supposed to be 108 degrees!  I try to use my oven as little as possible during the next 4 months.  Salads … Continue reading

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Pesto Rolls

Have you ever noticed that some magazines describe certain recipes as weeknight recipes or weekend recipes?  I have always steered clear of weeknight recipes because I thought that meant they didn’t taste as good.  I’m not sure why I thought … Continue reading

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