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Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Cranberry sauce with sugared cranberries is my new favorite way to eat cranberry sauce and it will be yours too once you try it. In this recipe, the sugared cranberries add a pop of freshness to each bite of cranberry sauce, fixing the problem of 

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard greens with pancetta, ham and beans is a real favorite in our house. I serve this with a side of white rice for a delicious meal anytime of year. While I am not from the deep south in the U.S., I am from the 

Butter and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Butter and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Homemade butter and chive mashed potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe that everyone will enjoy. This recipe is perfect for everyday meals or for special occasions and holidays. Now everyone has their own way of making mashed potatoes or even multiple ways like I 

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted acorn squash is a wonderfully delicate and delicious way to prepare this Autumn vegetable. Acorn squash is not overly sweet like some other squash varieties making it a wonderful side dish to go with many meals. There is not much you need to do 

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and brussels sprouts gratin is a wonderful way to bring together two delicious vegetables into one cheesy dish. Most people think only of potatoes when they think of gratin but adding other vegetables into the mix really changes things up and adds more flavor 

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries or frosted cranberries are one of the easiest recipes you can make. They make a great addition to so many things and they look really beautiful. The ingredients for these cranberries are very simple. You will need: sugar fresh cranberries water That is 

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato rubbed crostini is a really easy and very flavorful way to make a crostini. Crostini is a charred bread usually brushed with olive oil before charring or grilling and then topped with salt and sometimes topped with other flavors like this recipe 

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian basil mayonnaise is a really simple and delicious way to enjoy mayonnaise on your favorite sandwiches. This mayonnaise recipe starts with regular store bought mayonnaise and then adds bright vibrant flavors to make this traditional condiment taste out of this world delicious. The ingredients 

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb simple syrup is a really easy and delicious syrup to use in drinks, cocktails or even hot beverages. The rhubarb adds a beautiful pink color to the simple syrup and an almost apple note to the taste. If you are a fan of rhubarb 

Roasted Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted tomato and tomatillo salsa is one of those amazing condiments that can really make so many dishes really sing. The roasting brings out a slightly smoky flavor and intensity of the ingredients and the mixture of the tomatoes and tomatillos created the perfect balance