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Cranberry Yogurt Relish

Cranberry Yogurt Relish

A delicious relish that has combination of tartness and sweetness which is perfect for any get together holiday gatherings.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
92 votes
8570 views
Creamy Pumpkin Pasta With A Kick

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta With A Kick

Whether you’re alone for the holidays and missing that home cooked meal or looking for a new stand out dish to…

Allison Loesch
Oct 2008
Intermediate
50 votes
10879 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
49974 views
Mushroom and Fried Corn Rice

Mushroom and Fried Corn Rice

My Mushroom and Fried Corn Rice is a side dish packed with flavor and full of the fall colors. It's a side dish my family treasures and request…

Allison Loesch
Oct 2008
Intermediate
41 votes
9050 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
21108 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
5902 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
23 votes
32578 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
8884 views
Corn Souffle

Corn Souffle

This is a wonderful corn casserol I make every Thanksgiving and Christmas ...however, this side dish is a compliment to many entrees! I have never…

Terri Jordan
Feb 2008
Intermediate
13 votes
16561 views
Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

This is a tasty and healthy side dish that goes well with just about anything. It's filling without being too…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2010
Intermediate
13 votes
3598 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
4743 views
Brussels

Brussels

No not the country famous for Beer, Diamonds and Waffles, but a rather a tested method to make anyone eat Brussel Sprouts. Serve as a side to steak,…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
11 votes
858 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
6778 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
1688 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
16586 views