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Braised Collard Greens with Turkey Bacon

January 13, 2018

These collard greens are a perfect side dish to many entrees. I lightened things up by using a little olive oil and lean turkey bacon to make this dish a little more healthy. A splash of cider vinegar gives it a nice tang. I could eat this as my main dish any day.  My husband […]

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Savory Cauliflower Flan with Cheddar Crisps & Bacon #MakeItWithMilk #FWCon

May 12, 2017

If you don’t like cauliflower, I am going to change the way you think about this pale colored vegetable. I have been on a cauliflower craze lately. I’ve made roasted cauliflower, buffalo cauliflower and even tried cauliflower pizza. But this time I really hit the bomb. This cauliflower flan is so good I think I might need […]

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How To Roast Delicious Veggies

April 12, 2017

If you’ve ever gone through my recipe index, you will see that I am a big fan of roasted vegetables. I love making a big batch and eating them whenever I am hungry. They are great with a little balsamic drizzle or mixed in a salad for lunch. I love them in omelets and quesadillas too. […]

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Balsamic Blueberry Caprese Salad

May 6, 2016
Blueberry Caprese Salad

One week and I am headed off to The Food and Wine Conference in Orlando presented by Sunday Supper. Woooohooo! I think it may be 10 days since I have seen the sun and I am really looking forward to some Florida sunshine. This is my second year going to the conference and last year […]

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Alton Brown’s Oven Roasted Broccoli

January 26, 2012

For some reason, I was craving roasted broccoli. I know it sounds kind of crazy as people crave chocolate and French fries, not something green and healthy.  So I decided to look up some recipes and went with this simple recipe by Alton Brown. He knows his food and I had all the ingredients on […]

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Orange Vanilla Cranberry Sauce

November 22, 2011

As I kid, I never understood why cranberry sauce was served with turkey and stuffing. I thought it was more of a dessert than part of a main dish. I come from an ethnic family where Thanksgiving dinner always had an Italian influence. That meant that turkey and cranberry sauce were not the highlight of the meal. […]

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