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Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice by John Spottiswood

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this with a jerk marinated chicken or pork, but it also goes well with grilled fish, steak and many other treats. If you serve it with something that isn't spicy, try adding some of the spices…

47 votes
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Cajun Shrimps

Cajun Shrimps by thefoodieexpress

The easiest shrimp appetizer that is a perfect blend of savory, spicy and smoky flavors. Serve it with a crusty, buttered bread to please any shrimp loving crowd.

1 vote
196 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters by Ryan Fillhardt

15 votes
28576 views
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
7646 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout by John Spottiswood

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super simple and really delicious!

2 votes
15502 views
Texas Chili (without beans)

Texas Chili (without beans) by Stan Jenkins

This is a Texas style chili without beans. However, you can add any beans that you like. You can garnish with shredded cheese, diced onions or whole chili peppers.

2 votes
10171 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes by Nancy Miyasaki

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have got to taste these. Amazing! Disclosure: we used fresh tomatoes from our garden that were really flavorful. You may not get the same results with less flavorful tomatoes. We served with…

11 votes
18536 views
Mandarin Salad

Mandarin Salad by Nancy Miyasaki

This is one of my Mom's classic recipes. It is perfect for a large barbeque or pot luck. I talk it to a block party in San Carlos last night and it was GONE in about an hour. Very good flavors!

2 votes
7618 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto by John Spottiswood

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is bright and citrusy and contrasts well with the mild, garlicky flavor of the fish. Our kids loved it and all went back for seconds. We served it with fresh artichoke and rice.

3 votes
4651 views
Swedish Oatmeal Pancakes

Swedish Oatmeal Pancakes by John Spottiswood

I love my wife's traditional swedish pancake recipe. However, I feel much better when I eat a healthy breakfast of oatmeal, so I tried combining the two. I think the combination is wonderful. It still has the chewy, crepe-like texture of the traditional swedish pancake, with just a bit of nutty whole grain texture. Our kids say…

3 votes
5126 views
Sweet and Spicy Orange-Glazed Salmon

Sweet and Spicy Orange-Glazed Salmon by Robyn Savoie

Looking for a salmon recipe guaranteed to satisfy? The perfect balance found in this orange glazed salmon will do that. The salmon steaks contain a savory heat from the Cajun seasoning with undertones of citrus-fresh orange. While the spice rub used here will give the pink flesh a lovely dark colored crust. Serve this with a…

1 vote
4166 views
Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

Tilapia with Sweet Peppers by Salad Foodie

I like the speed with which I can get a seafood dish from pan to table. Only 15 minutes of cooking makes this tilapia main dish perfect for hurried meal times. Add rice or other grain as a side, plus a salad, and ...... ring the dinner bell!

2 votes
7146 views
Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

Green Beans with Basil and Tomato by John Spottiswood

This is an attractive and tasty side dish. The butter, basil and tomato adds a nice flavor boost to the green beans. I've made them with garlic salt and regular kosher salt, both are delicious. If you want to spice it up, add more black pepper or substitute crushed red pepper for the black pepper.

9 votes
5578 views
Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots by Nancy Miyasaki

I made these carrots to be a sweet, vegetable side to go with the Caribbean Pork we made tonight. I wanted something that would be sweet like plantains, and these did the job perfectly. I adapted this from a Cook's Illustrated recipe, and I think the technique is a good one. They'd be nice as a a side with any grilled meat.

2 votes
5483 views
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
4678 views