Side Dishes

Greek Pasta Salad

Do you need to bring a side dish to a bar-b-q this weekend?  I have one you can bring that is colorful and full of flavor! It also travels well since it doesn’t contain mayonnaise or eggs so you don’t have to be concerned about it sitting out in the heat.  (One of the hazards
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Vicki’s Famous Potato Salad

I have been wanting to get this recipe for my mom’s potato salad on here ever since I started this blog 3 years ago.  It is probably our family’s most treasured recipe and has been in the family for years. But it never lasts long enough for me to get any pictures!   My dad
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Strawberry Spinach Salad

I love this salad so much!  It is crunchy, sweet, tangy, and fruity.  This salad is on our Easter menu every year.  The spinach and colorfulness of it just seems to fit with the holiday and the beginning of spring.  Every time I make it, I get asked for the recipe.  With Easter coming up
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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

I think I have eaten my weight in bacon this week!  And it was purely sacrificial on my part so I could give you precise and accurate information on how to cook bacon in the oven. It had nothing to do with the fact that I couldn’t resist all the perfectly cooked bacon right at
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Homemade Naan

In my last post, I told you about the Indian dinner that I made last week for our son’s Christmas present.  We had such a great time, and ate some absolutely delicious food.  I mentioned that one thing we ate was naan, an Indian bread.  I had never eaten it before, and it was one
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