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Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans by John Spottiswood

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and after a lot of research I found and adapted this delicious recipe. This is flavorful and hearty enough to make a full meal out of, probably accompanied by a salad or green vegetable and some…

12 votes
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Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad by Kelsey Martin

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

10 votes
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Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce by Robyn Savoie

This is an easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the fridge. Serve hot or chilled, with egg rolls, pork or chicken.

1 vote
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Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn by Glenn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not anymore. Thanks to tailgating technology there is a simple way to make dozens of ears of corn for the hungry revelers.

1 vote
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Soy Dipping Sauce

Soy Dipping Sauce by Robyn Savoie

This is good and easy to make. Serve with your favorite pot stickers, egg rolls, spring rolls and won tons.

2 votes
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Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes by Robyn Savoie

Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for a tasty combination.

2 votes
5672 views
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce by Robyn Savoie

Traditionally, Thai sweet chili sauce is not thickened with starch; the syrupy consistency is achieved through cooking the sauce containing lots of sugar down until it’s thick enough to create a good suspension of the garlic-pepper bits. However, if you notice, bottled Thai sweet chili sauce normally contained a starch…

1 vote
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Cardamom Carrots

Cardamom Carrots by Robyn Savoie

This side of sweet carrots with a hint of cardamom blend well. They're particularly nice during the holiday's, served up with poultry.

1 vote
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Orange Marjoram Carrots

Orange Marjoram Carrots by Robyn Savoie

It can be hard to come by a vegetable dish both children and adults enjoy. You'll appreciate this recipe because it found that middle ground. Carrots provide vitamin A and plenty of fiber, making them excellent side dishes to support healthy eating. Make sure you don't overcook your carrots; they taste best when they are al…

1 vote
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Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Sauce

Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Sauce by Robyn Savoie

Every good Vietnamese cook needs to master this dipping sauce. It's used in many dishes to bring all the elements together.

1 vote
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Red Pepper Harissa

Red Pepper Harissa by Robyn Savoie

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful meals.

1 vote
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Balsamic Mayonnaise

Balsamic Mayonnaise by Smokinhotchef

This is mayonnaise set on it's ear. I came up with it one day while making my traditional homemade mayo. I searched my pantry, and to my dismay, I had run out of white, red, cider, distilled and seasoned rice vinegar. Alas, I came to my balsamic vinegar. I took a gander and gave it the old college try. I was extremely pleased…

1 vote
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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage by Robyn Savoie

If you've been searching for a new sweet potato recipe to serve, look no further! These twice baked sweet potatoes are light and healthier than the traditional casseroles filled with brown sugar and marshmallows. This recipe let the natural sweetness in the potatoes shine, while the dominant peppery, savory flare of sage come…

1 vote
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Hawaiian Crest Salsa

Hawaiian Crest Salsa by Smokinhotchef

I came up with this recipe at the spur of the moment to accompany the shrimp recipe I was preparing for a late lunch get-together with several of my sisters and my brother Ken. I had just visited the supermarket, so I had lots of fresh ingredients on hand. My sister Gayle said this recipe reminded her of Hawaii and crisp freshness…

1 vote
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Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli by Smokinhotchef

I make this all the time for a quick and easy side dish. Alternately, this can be a main dish by adding 1 lb. of chicken, beef, or pork. my daughter Genesis loves it and enjoys this recipe as her main dish with no meat added. I feel great knowing my children can be satisfied with a meatless meal and still be happy!

1 vote
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