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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
14216 views
Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a simple, tasty side dish to add to your menu. I've adapted it from Marcella Hazan's recipes for other…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
24 votes
37913 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
8028 views
A Baked Potato

A Baked Potato

This is so simple, you'll laugh. It tastes so good, you'll cry. I make this when we are grilling for our guests and friends and they love it. You…

Amos Miller
Aug 2011
Professional
42 votes
23599 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
52570 views
Baked Potatoes in Electric Pressure Cooker

Baked Potatoes in Electric Pressure Cooker

Finally! Quick and easy baked potatoes!

wesixcooks
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
28573 views
Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

Texas Chuck Wagon Pinto Beans

This dish is all about FLAVOR. San Antonio and Ft. Worth are my two favorite places to be when in Texas. This recipe was inspired by some dining…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
6 votes
8817 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
4073 views
Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
8851 views
Healthy Watergate Salad

Healthy Watergate Salad

Healthy Watergate Salad is an easy no cook, quick, healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic friendly,…

RecipeKing
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
2291 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
7099 views
Indian Style Curried Tofu & Mixed Vegetables

Indian Style Curried Tofu & Mixed Vegetables

This is an incredibly tasty Indian style mixed vegetable dish with extra protein from tofu. The flavors come…

Sanjay Patel
Apr 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
6280 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
18142 views
Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes

Wait until you taste this amazing potato dish! Perfect for Easter dinner…It's pretty much the richest low fat or regular potato dish I’ve ever…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
2833 views
Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

Healthy Baked Potatoes Madness

This is a recipe I learned through word of mouth. I made up the portions of the ingredients according to my taste.

ShaleeDP
Jan 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
3477 views