Category Archives: Sides

A Color & Taste Jamboree: Sweet Potato and Cranberry Bake

We just had our Thanksgiving Dinner celebration at church yesterday.  I prepared this dish last year and it was well received, so I wanted to make it again.  That, and my husband came home from a wholesale store in our … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cranberries: Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cranberries

In my own perfect world, cranberries would be everywhere!  I just love them and I think that is how it should be.  But alas, not everyone feels the same way.  Both Brussels sprouts and cranberries are often relegated to the … Continue reading

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Riced Potato Salad: My Easy Way

It is summertime now and, therefore, potato salad seems appropriate.  The thing is it just was more trouble for me to make than what it was worth.  First, you had to peel raw potatoes.  That always made me feel a … Continue reading

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Curried Mashed Potatoes

I asked Robert to get me one potato from the grocery store; he came home with a whole bag!  It’s kind of like that old adage about when life gives you lemons – make lemonade.  Or when you have a … Continue reading

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Another Kind of Cranberry Sauce

Just because one is never enough, in my opinion.  And this one is even easier! 1 bag of fresh cranberries (I had fresh fruit, but I suspect that frozen would also work.) 1 pint of fresh blueberries 1/2 cup candied … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Potatoes Recipe

My husband built me an herb box last year.  Fresh herbs are the best thing in the world for cooking, in my opinion.  Even if you just have a little strawberry pot out on your patio, fresh herbs are definitely … Continue reading

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Cranberry Blueberry sauce

I have always been a bit passionate about cranberry sauce and my husband is crazy about blueberries.  So, when we were married, blueberries entered my life.  And I also fit them into my beloved cranberry sauce.  It’s a pretty good … Continue reading

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Super Easy & Delicious Coleslaw

1 package of shredded cabbage 1 jar Marzetti lite slaw dressing (or any available variety) Craisins Del Monte sliced almonds 6 Green onions, sliced into ½ inch chunks   Mix shredded cabbage, ½ package Craisins, ½ package sliced almonds, and … Continue reading

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Stuffed Poblano peppers – It’s really an appetizer recipe

This morning, my husband had stuffed poblano peppers for breakfast.  Robert has always preferred non-traditional breakfast fare and this recipe is so simple to put together that I was able to prepare it while he was in the shower.   Shredded … Continue reading

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