Tag Archives: Side Dish

Smashed and Fried Lemon-Herbs Potatoes

These potatoes were life-changing.  I absolutely loved them, and will most definitely serve them to company sometime.  Nice and crispy on the outside, almost like a good potato chip, but creamy and moist on the inside, and drizzled with a … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatballs and Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pecans

This meal was Thanksgiving on a weeknight.  Which probably makes it odd to blog it in April, but here I am nonetheless.  We both loved it, and it’s super easy to pull off too.  I found both recipes in “The … Continue reading

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Turkey Chili Burgers with Garlic Butter Oven Fries

I found this meal in Rachael Ray’s “365: No Repeats” and we both really enjoyed it.  It’s a mess to eat, but so flavorful! This was basically part burger and part sloppy joe.  She calls for using frozen packaged fries … Continue reading

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Chipotle Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spinach Rice

This was a delicious dinner we had a few weeks ago!  The chicken breasts were marinated for a short period of time, then grilled and served with my homemade guacamole and a side of spinach rice.  We had some Coronas … Continue reading

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Mexico City Street Food: Corn on the Cob

This was amazingly delicious.  I made it a couple weeks ago.  It was so good we each had seconds, and I rarely eat seconds of anything.  This comes from “Favorite Recipes” by the Food Network Kitchens, and in the notes … Continue reading

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Lamb Kebabs with Spanakopita Orzo

This was a great grilled meal we had a few weeks ago.  It came from Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook” and it was really quite tasty.  It was pretty simple to prepare too.  Enjoy! Ingredients: Salt 1/2 pound orzo pasta … Continue reading

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BBQ Pork Burgers and BBQ Oven Fries

This was a terrific burgers and fries meal we had a couple weeks ago.  The burger is basically the burger form of a bbq pulled pork sandwich.  So this meal hit all those flavors, but was much leaner and much … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili and Root Beer Baby Back Ribs with Coleslaw and Cherry Margaritas

This was our Memorial Day feast and it was wonderful! Matt really loves to grill, so we decided to do ribs since we were both off work on Monday. The ribs come from the June/July 2010 issue of Fine Cooking … Continue reading

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DATE NIGHT!!! Roast Chicken and Fingerling Potatoes, and Beet Cakes

Every Friday night that it’s feasible, Matt and I have a date night. We stay in and cook a nice meal complete with dessert, and just hang out together all evening. I came up with this idea and started it … Continue reading

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Rib Eye Steaks with Cornmeal Fried Onion Rings

I actually made this before we left for vacation, but didn’t get around to posting it then, so I’ll do it now. It was quite yummy! Recipe as written serves 4. It comes from the cookbook “Barefoot Contessa at Home” … Continue reading

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