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Stuffed Peppers with Feta and Pearled Coucous

In healthy, herbs, seasonal, side dish, summer On March 9, 2013 5 Comments

Stuffed Peppers with Feta and Pearled Couscous (recipe by “Oishii!”) The year round availability of bell peppers means that stuffed peppers need not be a summer only thing…. Read More »

Orzo Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Baby Bella Mushrooms, and Aged Cheddar

In autumn, pasta, salad, seasonal, side dish, vegetarian On November 3, 2012 15 Comments

Orzo Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Baby Bella Mushrooms, and Aged Cheddar (recipe adapted from Kerrygold) Out of all the seasonable vegetables, butternut squash is the one that… Read More »

Red Bell Pepper and Sautéed Corn Salad with Cilantro Dressing

In healthy, salad, side dish, summer, vegetarian On July 1, 2012 12 Comments

Red Bell Pepper and Sautéed Corn Salad with Cilantro Dressing (recipe by “Oishii!”) Here’s the perfect side dish to go with any barbecue main–hamburgers, hotdogs, bratwursts, Italian sausages,… Read More »

Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash, Parsnips, and Carrots

In autumn, seasonal, side dish, vegetarian On September 5, 2011 4 Comments

It’s not quite autumn yet, but our temperatures have finally “fallen” and I’m starting to crave seasonal foods. I’m kicking off the season with a delicious quinoa recipe,… Read More »

Quinoa and Vegetable Paella

In seasonal, side dish, summer, vegetarian On August 28, 2011 7 Comments

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a high protein power food. Bon Appétit did a roundup of quinoa recipes from popular blogs (10 Best Quinoa Recipes from Around the Web)… Read More »

Kari’s Kick Ass Corn and Avocado Salsa

In appetizer, condiment, favorite, healthy, herbs, seasonal, side dish, snack, summer, vegetarian On August 21, 2011 7 Comments

Need I say more? When you are in the mood to give somebody a butt whooping, this is what you serve them. And they’ll thank you for it…. Read More »

Braised Carrots and Potatoes

In side dish On September 18, 2010 8 Comments

Braised Carrots and Potatoes (recipe by “Vegetable Love,” Barbara Kafka) Simplicity is definitely underrated. I’ve made these basic braised carrots and potatoes three times over the past month…. Read More »

Moroccan Couscous

In side dish, summer On September 7, 2010 14 Comments

Moroccan Couscous (recipe by Ina Garten, “Barefoot in Paris,” 2004) Chocked full of seasonal veggies such as roasted butternut squash, zucchini, and carrots, this gorgeous side dish goes… Read More »

The Berghoff’s Famous Creamed Spinach

In comfort food, side dish On August 29, 2010 10 Comments

The Berghoff’s Famous Creamed Spinach (recipe by The Berghoff Family Cookbook) Makes 5 cups/Serves 8 The Berghoff, a Chicago institution for 107 years, closed its doors in 2006…. Read More »

Your Classic Bread-and-Butter Pickles

In condiment, favorite, seasonal, side dish, snack, summer, vegetarian On August 17, 2010 8 Comments

Your Classic Bread-and-Butter Pickles (recipe adapted from “Quick Pickles Easy Recipes with Big Flavor,” by Chris Schlesinger, John Willoughby, and Dan George) I had my “moment” at the… Read More »