Category:  Side Dishes

Grilled Balsamic Carrots with Rosemary and Thyme

In Fruits & Veggies, Grilling, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 24/04
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When they appear on the dinner plate, cooked carrots don’t always elicit oohs and aahs. When carrots are grilled or roasted, however, their flavor is enhanced and they… Read More »

Baked Pineapple Casserole

In Breads & Muffins, Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Side Dishes
by Ann on 14/04
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Can Easter really be less than a week away?  After a weekend of delightful weather–so welcome after the long, cold, snowy winter–it’s actually starting to feel a bit… Read More »

Amazing Parmesan Garlic Bread

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/04
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Spaghetti for dinner is always a hit here.  If I take a few extra minutes to make this special garlic bread, the smiles are twice as wide!  For… Read More »

Baked Cheddar Broccoli Rice Cups

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Rice, Side Dishes
by Ann on 24/03
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What started as a way to use the Minute rice my husband bought in place of long grain rice has become something of a sensation.  When I shared… Read More »

Perfectly Cooked Rice

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Side Dishes
by Ann on 21/03
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Sometimes, the basics can be really helpful.  Lots of people have asked me how to prepare good rice.  A pantry staple, rice can befuddle people as it to… Read More »

Parmesan Crusted Potatoes

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 14/03
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When I think of St. Patrick ‘s Day, I think of Leprechauns, four leaf clovers, and wearing green.   I also think back to elementary school when a friend’s… Read More »

Southern (With a Twist) Cornbread… naturally gluten-free with a dairy-free option

In Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 21/02
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Because there are a few major league cornbread fans in my family, I have experimented with quite a few recipes over the years.  This combination of ingredients is… Read More »

Warm Broccoli Salad with Fried Garlic

In Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 29/01
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This bright green side dish is a recipe I made often in the early years of my marriage after stumbling upon Ina Garten’s very first cookbook.  While she… Read More »

Warm Yellow Lentil Salad with Double Mustard Soy Vinaigrette

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 13/01
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When it comes to recipes, I try not to overuse the word “favorite.”  But the truth is, I have lots of favorites.  Whether it is a favorite color,… Read More »

Parmesan Mushroom Polenta

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Seafood, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/12
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Chef John Moeller has generously offered a copy of his cookbook, Dining at the White House: From the President’s Table to Yours, to one lucky reader.  To enter, simply scroll… Read More »