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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
16930 views
Lemon Yogurt~Dill Potato Warm Salad

Lemon Yogurt~Dill Potato Warm Salad

Absolutely wonderful flavor profile-serve warm with any grilled or baked entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
120 views
Homemade Lemon~Vinegar Pickles

Homemade Lemon~Vinegar Pickles

Easy recipe for homemade pickles, great with sandwiches.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
109 views
Halved Baked Brussels Sprouts with Orange-Paprika-Red Pepper Flakes

Halved Baked Brussels Sprouts with Orange-Paprika-Red Pepper Flakes

Super delicious side dish that we just love, a bit of a kick and so much…

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
103 views
Mediterranean Haricots Verts

Mediterranean Haricots Verts

Flavorful Green Beans that are a real winner! Great side dish to any Fish-Seafood-Beef Entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
100 views
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
21933 views
Broccoli & Cheddar Gratin

Broccoli & Cheddar Gratin

Wonderful side dish with any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
191 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
27378 views
Baked Pine Nut Coated Zucchini Chips with Spicy Marinara dipping sauce

Baked Pine Nut Coated Zucchini Chips with Spicy Marinara dipping sauce

Great side dish or just to snack on with a spicy Marinara side sauce

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
72 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
9176 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
43993 views
Cauliflower & Olive & Bell Pepper Cold Salad

Cauliflower & Olive & Bell Pepper Cold Salad

Great side salad for any meal time!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
151 views
Bacon Cream Steamed Green Beans

Bacon Cream Steamed Green Beans

Flavorful with almost any meat entrée, easy and quick side dish.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
99 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
42091 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
56930 views