Kale and Bacon Gratin

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Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving already? I don’t think time could move any faster! I’m in full pie mode right now and debating on what to do for our vegetable side dishes. So many choices, so little time. I’ve never been into creamy vegetables like creamed spinach. It’s not that I don’t like creamy. I do. I…

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Baked Sweet Potato Chunks with Oregano

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Hello and Happy Friday! I love going to others peoples’ houses for dinner because you just never know when you’ll be introduced to something that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. So my friend and I used to coordinate dinners while our husbands were out of town for work and I went over to her…

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Parmesan-Caper Potato Bites

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The Holiday season is quickly approaching and we’ll all be searching for the perfect appetizers and holiday dishes to make. I love potatoes and think they are just he perfect addition to any meal- roasted whole or cut with rosemary and garlic, but my new favorite are these adorable potato bites. Yes, I just called these adorable….

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Kid-Friendly Fried Rice

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I would normally say I prefer pasta over rice, but lately I have been cooking a ton of rice lately. When I was a kid I loved eating plain white rice with butter. However, I wanted to cook something a little more special than buttered white rice for our Friday night grilled salmon dinner. Now…

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Asian Roasted Broccoli & Red Peppers

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Happy Monday everyone! What kind of food blogger am I blogging Asian inspired vegetables on Cinco de Mayo?! Oops. If it makes it any better we did have Mexican food for dinner. Well I spoke too soon about it being almost summer because it was in the 50s/60s and rainy all weekend. We really didn’t…

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Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Pancakes

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Hi friends! Just stopping by quickly to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a relaxing long weekend (hopefully most of you don’t have to work) and eat lots of yummy food. I also wanted to share a recipe that you can use with your leftovers on Friday. Great for breakfast, lunch…

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Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin with Zucchini and Eggplant

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I wouldn’t say rice is my favorite grain; I do love it with Asian food but it doesn’t make a very regular appearance in my weekly menus. A couple years ago my kids tried the traditional cheesy broccoli rice casserole during the Holidays and loved it. When I saw this dish, Cheesy Brown Rice Gratin…

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