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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
17550 views
Skillet Baked Sliced Potatoes-Cheese-Bacon Casserole

Skillet Baked Sliced Potatoes-Cheese-Bacon Casserole

Goes with most any main entrée-delicious!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
191 views
Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

An unusual recipe ingredient caught my attention when I saw this on the Internet and after trying it out the recipe went straight to my rotation…

Salad Foodie
May 2016
Professional
1 vote
250 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
9459 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
22209 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
27616 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
44183 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
57126 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
5 votes
8200 views
Sauteed Broccoli Crowns and Red Bell Pepper in a Lemon Soy Sauce

Sauteed Broccoli Crowns and Red Bell Pepper in a Lemon Soy Sauce

Great flavors in this vegetable side dish!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
223 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
6673 views
Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

Great side dish with any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
222 views
Basmati Rice with Herbs

Basmati Rice with Herbs

This is an excellent, flavorful side dish that goes really well with fish, shrimp, or chicken. It's like a mild version of a Briyani...easy to make…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
7543 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
42560 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
20410 views