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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, 

Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and lime coleslaw is a fresh and flavorful way to make coleslaw that doesn’t taste heavy and makes a great topping to tacos, rice bowls or on its own.  The addition of cilantro, lime and cumin make it a perfect fresh flavor to add 

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Thanksgiving side dishes is always a welcome idea when you are thinking about what to prepare for the big day. Thanksgiving is arguably the most difficult holiday to cook for because of all of the coordinating of the food and figuring out what gets 

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso Rubbed Broccolini with Asian Dipping Sauce

Miso rubbed roasted broccolini is a very easy and very tasty way to roast broccolini. If you are stuck in a slump with different ways to prepare your vegetables, adding miso is definitely a great new idea to try! I think this is the best 

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Turmeric potatoes are my newest favorite obsession and once you try them they will be your too! These potatoes are so versatile and can be used for breakfast, lunch or for dinner as a side. I originally had planned this turmeric recipe as part of 

Best Cranberry Sauce with Sugared Cranberries

Best 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 

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

Butter and Chive Smashed Potatoes

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

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