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Squash Patties

Squash Patties

So often after Thanksgiving and the holidays we quit thinking of pumpkin and squashes. But with healthy eating on my mind I wanted to incorporate…

Carolinaheartstrings
Jan 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
544 views
Lee Roy Selmon's Restaurant Recipe for Corn Casserole

Lee Roy Selmon's Restaurant Recipe for Corn Casserole

This is one of most requested side items at Lee Roy Selmon's. I believe its popularity lies in its simplicity…

Jack Parrino
Feb 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
503 views
Cream Gravy

Cream Gravy

Ahhh! Cream Gravy it has so many uses. If you’re not from the South let me point them out to you. You can pour it on biscuits, for biscuits and…

Two Southern Girls
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
703 views
Vegan Carrot Noodles

Vegan Carrot Noodles

I love this dish, it really fixed my craving for a warm comforting bowl of pasta. You could also make it with curry. The possibilities are endless.…

Jennifer
Oct 2012
Advanced
1 vote
389 views
In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

I serve turkey year round but forget to keep canned cranberry sauce on hand; even when I do it's hard to use up…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
2 votes
602 views
Homemade Beets

Homemade Beets

Easy prep recipe for beet lovers. Better than canned!

myra byanka
Nov 2013
Professional
1 vote
817 views
Asparagus Almandine

Asparagus Almandine

From the description of this recipe reads: "Something magical happens when asparagus meets almonds and lemon. Crispy nuts, tart citrus and ...…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
915 views
Sweet Potatoes (Yams) with Cranberries and Granny Apples

Sweet Potatoes (Yams) with Cranberries and Granny Apples

A family favorite side to holiday dinners. This colorful dish has just the right balance of tart and sweet.

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
881 views
Pig Pickin' BBQ Sauce for Pulled Pork or Ribs

Pig Pickin' BBQ Sauce for Pulled Pork or Ribs

East Texans are famous for bbq pork, not to say it can't be had in other parts of Texas, just as delicious to…

myra byanka
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
850 views
Vegetarian Pinto Beans

Vegetarian Pinto Beans

A family crock-pot favorite. Simple, easy, and delicious.

Wendi Taylor
Jun 2012
Professional
1 vote
855 views
Freezing Zucchini

Freezing Zucchini

It only takes a few zucchini plants to give you all the zucchini you can eat.

Jennifer
Jul 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
923 views
Cranberry Cole Slaw

Cranberry Cole Slaw

Are you craving crunchy freshness right about now? When meltingly tender slow-cooked stews and soups predominate. They are welcome, but sometimes…

Linda Simon
Jul 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
556 views
Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

This is a great side dish.

Annette Vlahos
Jun 2008
Advanced
3 votes
4340 views
Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

Parmesan Polenta with Cranberries and Bacon

I got this recipe from Giada's Food Network show. She recommends it for breakfast, but it's so good I would eat…

Kyra Martin
Oct 2013
Professional
2 votes
548 views
Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Move over marshmallows, this dish uses color and two textures to turn Thanksgiving root vegetables into a truly elegant side dish.

Deborah Parker Wong
Oct 2008
Advanced
10 votes
4586 views