Sweet Potato Puff

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In this health-conscious world, sweet potatoes are becoming a food that is being incorporated in more nutrient-rich meals. They are high in fiber and potassium and vitamin A, low in calories, help maintain healthy blood pressure and protect against cancer. They are also quite delicious. There are many ways you can use sweet potatoes in […]

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Zucchini Cheese Bake Recipe

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Vegetable side dishes are sometimes one of the most challenging items to come up within my house. We want to eat more vegetables but sometimes get bored with the usual ways that we prepare them. Zucchini is a great vegetable that we don’t eat nearly often enough. This recipe combines the mild flavor of zucchini […]

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Crispy Norwegian Potatoes Recipe

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Of all the culinary experiences that hail from the European region, you might be surprised to learn that the foods of Norway rank among the best that the continent has to offer. In my opinion, the best Norwegian food I ever tried was a Norwegian club sandwich that was handmade by Scandivanian chefs. That was […]

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Layered Salad Recipe

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Let’s face it, salads can get pretty boring after a while. One way to change things up is to make a layered salad. Layered salads differ from other types of salads in that the ingredients are layered on top of each other, kind of like a lasagna….mmmm lasagna….okay, let’s focus, we’re talking about salads here! […]

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Whipped Oniony Potatoes Recipe

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Whipped mashed potatoes are always sure to be a delicious side dish for hearty meals at dinnertime and you can never go wrong with a plate of mashed potatoes that are doused in either gravy or butter. Few things can be as delicious as that. In this instance, though, the recipe for whipped oniony potatoes […]

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Corn Soufflé Recipe

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Corn souffles show what is possible from whipping up a dish that is so focused on vegetables. Creamy and delicious, while still nutritious, to an extent, the corn souffles are special side dishes that will delight your taste buds and your palette. Additionally, this recipe calls for such a large amount of the corn souffle […]

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Baked Savory Rice Recipe

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Rice is a perfect side dish for all types of recipes. From stir-fries to chicken, you can’t go wrong with having some rice to round out your meal. But preparing rice on the stove can be plain and boring. A lot of people say they have trouble making rice. Even though it’s a simple dish, […]

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Sweet Butternut Squash Recipe

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A lot of people say that the healthiest way to eat is to choose foods that are in season. But even beyond that, there’s nothing more comforting and homey than the taste of sweet butternut squash as a side dish in fall and winter. If you have kids or other people in your family who […]

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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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There is an argument to be made that mashed potatoes are the most popular form for the spuds to take. And while they may be the favorite potato form of many, that does not necessarily mean that some variation would hurt every now and then. In fact, the variation of scalloped potatoes tastes amazing and […]

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Baked Macaroni with Tomatoes Recipe

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Baked macaroni with tomatoes is a childhood favorite that you never outgrow. If you didn’t eat this dish as a kid, there’s no time like the present to give it a try! This family-friendly recipe is bound to be a hit with the kids. This recipe is pretty simple as it is, but every family […]

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Onion Soup Recipe

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[addtoany] Plenty nutritious and expertly satisfying, the French onion soup will leave your family happy, especially if it is on a day when it is cold outside. When you eat something warmer than your own body temperature, you also warm up and you would be hard pressed to find a better option for that than […]

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New England Corn Chowder Recipe

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[addtoany] If you need a meal to warm you up on a cold winter’s day, nothing hits the spot quite like a corn chowder soup. Creamy and full of crisp corn and other veggies, this is a hearty soup that is sure to provide all the comforts of home. It may be the cold weather […]

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Corn Fritters Recipe

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[addtoany] If you are familiar with Southern cooking, you know that corn fritters are a popular snack made with a batter of flour or cornmeal, corn, eggs and milk. If you are not familiar with Southern cooking, and did not known what corn fritters are, now you do. You’re welcome. The corn fritter originates in […]

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Dude Ranch Beans Recipe

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[addtoany] If you were a cowboy who lived in the idealized, Hollywood-type version of what the explorations to the west of the United States of America were, then there is a good chance that something similar to dude ranch beans would be your absolute favorite meal. (There is also a chance it would be your […]

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Church Supper Cauliflower Recipe

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[addtoany] Cauliflower can be a nutritious and delicious addition to any meal. It has a natural buttery taste, it is low in calories and it is very good for you. It is rich in antioxidants, fiber and choline. This makes it terrific for digestion and weight loss and learning and memory. It can also strengthen […]

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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[addtoany] There is possibly no food that says “comfort food” quite like mashed potatoes. They’re one of the main reasons that I could never go on a low-carb diet! Especially on a chilly evening, mashed potatoes are warm and nourishing. Even though mashed potatoes are a little bit time-consuming, they’re definitely worth the wait. The […]

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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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[addtoany] Mmmm…. Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese? It’s a versatile dish that can be served on its own or with any number of ingredients added. It can be a side or a main dish. Kids love it making it the perfect meal for picky eaters, and adults never seem to grow tired of it […]

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Mama Shirley's Side Dishes

Mama Shirleys Side Dish Recipes

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Mama Shirley’s Side Dish Recipes   When Mama Shirley served dinner, there was at least one side dish to go along with the main course (which usually meant there would be leftovers). Leftovers keep well, and always work out for busy nights. Takeout food wasn’t an option back then so leftovers were greatly appreciated after […]

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