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Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Hot Sauce Vinaigrette

Nothing says “Thanksgiving” less than a tossed salad, right? But not everything for the big Thursday dinner has to lean hard on the starch and sugar. We wanted something with a lighter flavor and heavier crunch to offset the turkey … Continue reading

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Royal Riviera Pear Salad

We received some scrumptious pears from Harry & David as a Christmas present from some special relatives. It was tempting to just dive in and eat the pears as snacks, but we had enough resolve to save two of those … Continue reading

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Turmeric Mashed Potatoes

There are few dishes that can bring such a row to the kitchen as mashed potatoes. Essentially there are the purists who want absolutely no other taste in their mashed potatoes but potato. They will also make a scene if … Continue reading

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Soy-Caramel Sauce, Carrot Puree and Crispy Leeks

It is not true that our oven aestivates. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, aestivation is a term from biology, defined as “a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, characterized by inactivity and a lowered metabolic rate, … Continue reading

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Green Bean Stir-Fry

Once we embarked on Asian slow-cooker beef brisket, we wanted a vegetable side dish that would complement that shredded beef. These stir-fry beans exceeded all expectations; some at the table thought the beans were actually the star of the culinary … Continue reading

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Cool Pineapple Salsa

Yes, this salsa is indeed cool Not only is it absolutely the best tasting pineapple salsa we’ve made, but it does leave a cool aftertaste on your tongue. The pairing of Easter ham with pineapple is tried and true, but … Continue reading

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Asparagus Spinach Salad with Tahini Dressing

This salad strikes a nice balance between a traditional leafy green salad and a side dish of green vegetables. We were tiring of roasted asparagus or steamed broccoli or some version of green beans at Easter. This recipe came from … Continue reading

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