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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
5369 views
Quickie Sweet Pickle Chips

Quickie Sweet Pickle Chips

Although best after 3-4 days, you can literally eat these extremely fast sweet vinegar pickles almost as soon as you make them. And they are so…

Marisa Musto
Jul 2010
Advanced
2 votes
952 views
Potato Salmon Patties (with spinach)

Potato Salmon Patties (with spinach)

These patties have the components of an entire meal, fish, carb and green vegetable. Serve with salad and you…

Bizzy
Nov 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
331 views
Dirty Rice with Andouille Sausage

Dirty Rice with Andouille Sausage

This is a great recipe for potlucks or holidays. I have substituted andouille sausage for gizzards.

myra byanka
Aug 2012
Professional
1 vote
881 views
Spinach Casserole

Spinach Casserole

Delicious side dish combining chopped spinach with a Parmesan cheese sauce.

myra byanka
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
536 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
7528 views
Spectacular Roasted Vegetable Torte for Easter Dinner or Anytime

Spectacular Roasted Vegetable Torte for Easter Dinner or Anytime

You’ll love this amazing vegetable dish to serve along side just about any…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Apr 2011
Professional
1 vote
1246 views
Grilled corn with coconut lime butter and pepper jack cheese

Grilled corn with coconut lime butter and pepper jack cheese

I usually grill corn with the stalks on to help steam the corn but I’ve been having this Mexican style grilled…

Robyn Medlin
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
749 views
Carolina BBQ Sauce

Carolina BBQ Sauce

Deborrah Justice
Aug 2012
Advanced
1 vote
1643 views
Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

To a great extent, succotash was another of the many gifts to the table from Native Americans. Corn, beans and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
839 views
Braised Kale

Braised Kale

And you thought kale was just useful for garnishing at your local buffet! What a waste of a great vegetable. This is a substantial side dish that…

Roger Curtis
Apr 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
3833 views
Anyone Can Pickle! Cherries, Sweet, Spicy and Fast!

Anyone Can Pickle! Cherries, Sweet, Spicy and Fast!

I've always been interested in pickles, preserving and canning. I guess it's my inner squirrel speaking. The…

kathy gori
Aug 2010
Advanced
3 votes
563 views
Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding

This is so good that it has become a traditional Thanksgiving dish at my house!

Michele Grason
Nov 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
2138 views
Mix Bean Salad

Mix Bean Salad

This one will fit in your new food plate and your wallet perfectly. The healthiest salad of all..A great way to add fiber in your diet.

MANJULA
Jun 2011
Advanced
2 votes
541 views
Island Rice

Island Rice

Leave the plain rice behind. Try this sweet/savory combo and you'll be hooked!

Kelli Brunson
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
918 views