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Roasted Broccoli with Garlic and Fresh Lemon

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic and Fresh Lemon

This roasted broccoli with garlic dish is very simple with few ingredients but the flavors are amazing.  The simple step of charring the broccoli and then squeezing fresh lemon juice on before serving makes this stand out from all the other roasted broccoli dishes. The 

Southwestern Style Hummus

Southwestern Style Hummus

Southwestern style hummus is a great loaded hummus recipe that is full of bold flavors. Just buy your hummus and throw on tons of delicious toppings to make this easy appetizer. Hummus and pita chips has to be the easiest appetizer to throw together when 

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Olive Oil

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Olive Oil

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with lemon and olive oil is the tastiest way to make these amazing little vegetables. Brussels sprouts are hands down one of my favorite vegetables ever!   I think they get a bad wrap because many people do not know how to 

Oven Roasted Green Beans with Rojo Chimichurri

Oven Roasted Green Beans with Rojo Chimichurri

Oven Roasted green beans with rojo chimichurri is such an amazing way to make green beans. To me, I find green beans to be quite bland and uninteresting but not with this recipe.  It is basically roasted green beans with garlic and so many other 

Irish Soda Bread (Irish Brown Bread)

Irish Soda Bread (Irish Brown Bread)

Irish soda bread is a traditional Irish bread that was baked by the poorer class of people in Ireland using only basic ingredients and it was used to go along with their soups and stews.  It is a very easy bread to make and does 

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 Southern collard greens recipe 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., 

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels sprouts hash with pancetta and shallots is an amazing and surprisingly quick dish to prepare. It is a dish that can be eaten as its own meal or as a side dish. The ingredients are simple and include Brussels sprouts, red potatoes, pancetta and 

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 

Mostly From Scratch Cuban Black Beans

Mostly From Scratch Cuban Black Beans

Making an amazing dish from canned black beans is very simple. The beans along with the all of the ingredients that are added to it make this an amazing meal or side dish that you can be proud of! This mostly from scratch cuban black 

S’mores Pie Homemade Holiday Gift

S’mores Pie Homemade Holiday Gift

S’mores pie homemade holiday gifts is the best gift you can give someone at the holidays. It is the perfect way to spoil someone special and totally economical. You can throw in some homemade golden milk mix as well as an additional hostess treat. Ok,