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24 July, 2014

Mashed Potatoes with Bacon

Mashed Potatoes with Bacon
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This was a fun way to change up mashed potatoes. I mean, who does not like bacon! What You Need: 1 lb Potatoes 4 Slices Cooked Bacon 3 Peeled Garlic Cloves 3 Tablespoons Milk Salt and Pepper to Taste What To Do: Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Peel and cut potatoes
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22 July, 2014

Corn on the Cob

Corn on the Cob
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

There are so many ways to make corn on the cob.  I looked all over the web and took tips from here and there. What I ended up with is a great version.  No one even asked for butter!  I was shocked! I started by soaking the corn for 20 minutes in cold water.  I
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19 July, 2014

Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Zucchini
Posted in : Make Ahead, Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

It summer and that means zucchini!  I know, I know, we can now get zucchini year round but there is nothing like picking a zucchini ,warmed by the summer sun, from your own garden. There are so many ways to prepare zucchini. Because this meal already had so many different flavors going on with all
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6 July, 2014

Spicy Green Beans

Spicy Green Beans
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

These green beans are a nice spicy treat that work well with a number of meals.  Beef, chicken, and even Chinese food.   What You Need: 2 Cups Green Beans 3 Crushed Garlic Cloves 1 Tablespoon Red Pepper Flakes 2 Tablespoons Butter What To Do: Bring a pot of water to a boil.  Add the
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1 July, 2014

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This is a simple addition to any dinner.  Simple throw the potatoes into the microwave, make sure to puncture them first of they will explode, and cook until soft.  Then, once they are cool enough to handle, press on them with the palm of your hand to smash them flat. What You Need: 1 lb.
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26 June, 2014

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

I was not always a fan of brussel sprouts but these are quiet good. Then again, what isn’t good with bacon in it.  I just found out that the smaller the sprouts the sweeter they are so I always try to pick he smallest ones I can find. I have been very luck and found
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8 June, 2014

Green Beans, Carrots, and Peas

Green Beans, Carrots, and Peas
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This is a really nice way to get a lot of your vegetables in.   I like to serve this with chicken and rice but it goes well with plenty of different proteins.  What You Need:  4 Cups Boiling Water 1 Cup Green Beans 1 Cup Julianne Carrots 1/2 Cup Peas 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
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19 May, 2014

Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Zucchini
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

  This really is a simple and fast way to prepare zucchini. The trick is not to stir them but let them sit in the hot pan until they get golden brown.  I find that this way they get that caramelized flavor and don’t get to mushy. I do NOT like mushy zucchini. What You
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9 March, 2014

Sautéed Mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

  My husband loves mushrooms.  I always forget to make them. Recently we were at a steak house and I was quickly reminded how much he loves them when the were gone in minutes. This is a quick and easy side dish to throw together. What You Need:  1 Package Mushrooms 2 Tablespoons Capers 1
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27 February, 2014

Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Cauliflower ‘Rice’
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This is so good I can’t believe how healthy it is!  There is no rice in this dish just three ingredients. Simple, clean, and yummy! It can be made with any different herbs if you like. Fresh basil or thyme would work nicely.  Add it reheats very nicely.  What You Need : 1 head of
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25 February, 2014

Asparagus Rice

Asparagus Rice
Posted in : Make Ahead, Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This is a nice tasty side dish.   It does really well with chicken and I  was able to used the leftover rice for breakfast. You know how I like breakfast. What You Need: 1 Cup Rice 1 Bunch Asparagus 1 Egg 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese What To Do: Bring a pot of water to
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20 February, 2014

Rosemary Potatoes

Rosemary Potatoes
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

Rosemary is one of my favorite herbs to cook with.  I love it with vegetables, chicken, and fish.  I think it adds so much to a dish. These little potatoes are easy to put together and work well with a lot of different main dishes. What You Need: 8 Baby Potatoes 3 Tablespoons Chopped Rosemary
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25 January, 2014

Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This are so easy to make and just yummy.  The roasting brings out such a sweet flavor in the root vegetables that they don’t need that much done to them. For this dish I used turnip, parsnips, carrots and potatoes.  I tossed them in some olive oil, salt, pepper, and some dried thyme.  What You Need:
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5 January, 2014

Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

  These potatoes can be made with many different seasonings. I like to season them with garlic, Rosemary, Thyme, Italian seasoning, Parsley,or just salt and pepper.  For this recipe I went with Thyme because the green beans had garlic in them. To mix it up swap out the Thyme for your favorite herbs. What You
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5 January, 2014

Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

Green beans are an easy dish to make.  I tend to use frozen green beans but the cook times are basically the same for fresh. If the fresh garlic is to much you can always add it to the boiling water while the green beans cook to tame the flavor. What You Need: Green Beans
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