Category Archives: Side Dish

Cheesy Onion Casserole. You Won’t Be Sick Of The New Tune From Ida Maria.

Cheesy Onion Casserole. Sounds kind of plain, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Swiss cheese and French bread make this stand out side dish taste like a cross between fondue and French onion soup. Cheesy Onion Casserole … Continue reading

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Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs With Parsley Potatoes With Cucumbers. New Music From Broadwing.

My favorite slow cooker recipes are the ones that require practically no prep at all. That’s true of these Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs. Just toss together a few ingredients with the ribs and press “cook”. The recipe called for … Continue reading

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Bacon-Topped Mini Meat Loaves With Con Queso Pasta. New Music From Graham Colton.

Need to warm up? Try this cozy comfort food menu. Little meat loaves packed with crunchy carrots and peppers cook in no time at all in the microwave. A spicy slant on mac n’cheese is the yummy side. Bacon-Topped Mini … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata. Green Beans With Almonds, Oregano and Lemon.

Oops. Blind and deaf. Here are some recipes that will sing to your senses. As renditions of Chicken Piccata go, this is one of the best I have tried. The proportions of lemon, wine, butter and capers are perfect. Serve … Continue reading

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Tomato-Glazed Meat Loaves With Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

Oldie but goodie. I’m a big meatloaf fan (Da guy and Da dish). I’ve also become really enamored of browned butter over the past few months. Smitten Kitchen = No fail recipes. So, here I made Deb Perelman’s mini meat … Continue reading

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Bangers And Mash With Onion Gravy. Arcade Fire On The Stereo.

Every time I see Irish bangers in the grocery store, I always pick some up. Their flavor is blander than Italian sausage with a pleasant mix of sweet and savory spices. I’ll fry some up as part of a traditional … Continue reading

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1770 House Meatloaf With Garlic Sauce And Truffled Mashed Potatoes. Listening To The Angelic Jazz Mills.

Everyone seems to have a favorite meatloaf recipe. The drenched in ketchup crowd, all ground beef peeps, lovers of loaf tin baked meatloaf, believers that bacon belongs and the callers for cheese, please. I like ‘em all. I grew up … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Ice Tray Chocolate Covered Strawberries.

Aren’t these cute? If you still have ice cube trays around, give this slant on chocolate covered strawberries a try. Little squares of supreme sweetness. Ice Tray Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ingredients: 11 strawberries, hulled if you like 1 cup semi-sweet … Continue reading

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Lamb And Beef Kabobs With Cilantro Potatoes. Fabulous New Song From Drunk Mule.

Kabob? Kebab? That is the question. In the Oxford Dictionary, the word is “Kebab” [from the Urdu f. Arab. "kabab"]. The Online Dictionary says that a Kabob (variant Kebab) is small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and … Continue reading

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Garlic Ranch Burgers And Sautéed Romanesco Cauliflower With Pine Nuts And Garlic. New Music From Andrew St James.

This pink monstrosity is NOT what Romanesco cauliflower looks like. Pretty gross, huh? Well, that made me lose my train of thought. Oh yes, I was getting to today’s dinner menu. As wonderful as it was to have Italian food … Continue reading

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