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Simple Sesame Green Beans

Simple Sesame Green Beans by John Spottiswood

I realize that 5 stars is an awfully high rating for such a simple dish. But honestly, I end up eating a pound of green beans every time I make them this way. They end up so tender, and I love the simple flavor created by the sesame seeds and by steaming them in the broth. Depending on what I'm serving them with, I decide whether…

4 votes
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Bulgur and Bean Salad

Bulgur and Bean Salad by Salad Foodie

Bulgur is classified as a whole grain and makes a healthy and satisfying vegetarian meal or a side to grilled meats. We like the light nutty flavor it lends to recipes. I always keep #2 medium grind bulgur on hand whenever tabbouleh, pilaf or salads such as this beckon me. To enjoy the best array of flavors this salad has to offer,…

2 votes
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Steamed Squash

Steamed Squash by ShaleeDP

Very easy, very healthy side dish.

1 vote
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Orange Rice Medley

Orange Rice Medley by Robyn Savoie

This is a lovely, slightly sweet side dish. It looks so pretty with the harvest colors of chopped green and red peppers and orange slices tucked in with the rice.

1 vote
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Almond-Coated Potatoes

Almond-Coated Potatoes by Robyn Savoie

These potatoes are a nutty, zesty and spicy combo sure to please.

1 vote
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Lamb Siu Mai With Spicy Tomato Sauce

Lamb Siu Mai With Spicy Tomato Sauce by Danielle Pallaske

A Northern Chinese twist on a Cantonese favorite from Martin Yan's China Cook Book.

1 vote
2052 views
Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes?

Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes? by kathy gori

I love stuff that's fast and easy. These are the recipes that are lifesavers especially when "stuff" happens, for lack of a better word. Dishes that are versatile, and inexpensive to prepare and can be prepared ahead of time are even better. I was looking for that sort of thing this week, after the whole Film Festival craziness and…

2 votes
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The Great Spinach Switch. A Fast Easy Lighter Version Of An Old Favorite

The Great Spinach Switch. A Fast Easy Lighter Version Of An Old Favorite by kathy gori

Still getting whipped around by the weather here in Sonoma. We've gone from perfect warm spring weather to hail and rain, to sun lashed by cloudbursts and windy gusts. Last night my little olive tree blew over. Time to replant. This morning it's crisp,…

2 votes
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Korean Steamed Eggplants (Gaji Namul)

Korean Steamed Eggplants (Gaji Namul) by Sunny Shin

Gaji namul is another basic but very popular side dish in korea

1 vote
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Dinner Mash

Dinner Mash by Jason Freund

A fresh-made "leftover surprise" type dish, that I invented. My family seems to like it a lot. For about $2, you can have a nice simple meal for two or use it as a side dish for 4.

1 vote
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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes by Two Southern Girls

Cauliflower can be delicious, I promise Even your kids will love this recipe; just tell them it’s Mashed Potatoes. I was a little hesitant at first seeing as how I love Potatoes, who would ever want to replace Potatoes with Cauliflower; they would have to be crazy.

3 votes
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Steamed Green Beans with Lemon & Dill

Steamed Green Beans with Lemon & Dill by Salad Foodie

Delightfully easy and refreshing, these lemon-laced green beans compliment chicken, pork, beef or vegetarian meals.

1 vote
3315 views
Lobster and Strawberry Parfaits

Lobster and Strawberry Parfaits by Texanas Kitchen

A simple layering of succulent steamed lobster, and strawberry salsa.

1 vote
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Grouper Escovitch

Grouper Escovitch by Parsley Sage

Steamed grouper with escovitch veggies and scotch bonnet vinegar

1 vote
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Coconut Puttu

Coconut Puttu by Padma Priya Manikam

This is simple light breakfast or tea-break steamed snack made out of rice flour that is readily available in the supermarket. It is best mixed with grated coconut and sugar. If wish to eat it with curry, then exclude the sugar. May also include small cut pieces of ripe banana when steaming for a variant in taste.

1 vote
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