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Potato Packets

Potato Packets

This recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original Batali recipe because it called for using a foil pan and I didn't have the space on the grill…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
463 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
1140 views
Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheese

Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheese

Learned this from my western friends. This is how they showed me; just the easiest way to do it and it tasted…

ShaleeDP
Jan 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
2741 views
Cauliflower Cake

Cauliflower Cake

This is such a great way to eat your veggies. It would be so easy to change to suit your tastes too!

Kyra Martin
Feb 2014
Professional
2 votes
905 views
Toasted Pecan and Pumpkin Risotto

Toasted Pecan and Pumpkin Risotto

This is a great dish to compliment most fall meals. With great earthy spices and aromas combined with the mild…

Alex Kemp
Oct 2008
Advanced
67 votes
6164 views
Plum Pineapple Jam

Plum Pineapple Jam

I devised this recipe when I wanted a variation of plum jam and thought why not use canned crushed pineapple? The result was beautiful jewel-tone…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
1 vote
2326 views
Garlic & Herb Home-style Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Herb Home-style Mashed Potatoes

Skin-on home-style mashed potatoes with garlic & herbs.

Wendi Taylor
Nov 2012
Professional
1 vote
1146 views
Honey Chipotle Sauce

Honey Chipotle Sauce

Serve this sweet smokey flavor of this sauce with won tons, pot stickers, egg rolls or spring rolls. It's great with chicken and pig wings. It…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
912 views
Sauteed Brocolli Rabe, Collard Greens, or Kale

Sauteed Brocolli Rabe, Collard Greens, or Kale

This is an easy and tasty preparation for any slightly bitter green. Be careful with the salt. It can easily…

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
6730 views
Bulgur salad with lemon and cranberries

Bulgur salad with lemon and cranberries

So simple, but so awesome you will lick the bowl clean. Easy as pie to make, good hot or cold. In short, it's…

Kimberly Lindstrom
Sep 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
6033 views
Crumbled Tempeh

Crumbled Tempeh

Ok, for anyone familiar with tempeh this is a super basic recipe. But if you haven't cooked it before, and want a simple, delicious, and flexible…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
4 votes
1501 views
Broccoli Rabe with Lemon!

Broccoli Rabe with Lemon!

This is a perfect side dish. Enjoy with Love, Catherine xo

Catherine Pappas
Aug 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
730 views
Beans with Burnt Ends

Beans with Burnt Ends

Burnt ends are the blackened parts of a brisket that has been smoked. Some people like to cut the ends off, pour on bbq sauce, and cook them another…

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
2 votes
948 views
Fluffy Mashed Potatoes for Beginners

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes for Beginners

Following are some tips for the novice cook on how to make delicious mashed potatoes. Several common…

myra byanka
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
1699 views
Oven Roasted Cauliflower

Oven Roasted Cauliflower

One of the many veggies I enjoy much.

ShaleeDP
Nov 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
810 views