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Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin puree packaged for the freezer

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Homemade Pumpkin Puree

  If you’ve never made your own homemade pumpkin puree, you’re in for a wonderful treat. Canned pumpkin is certainly convenient, especially for all your fall baking; however, it certainly can’t match the amazing flavor of what you can easily make in . . . → Continue reading Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad

           

Roasted Beet Salad

    Roasting the beets helps to intensify their natural sweetness. This roasted beet salad is a great way to enjoy the beautiful color and flavor of beets. As an added bonus, it’s so easy to make and it can be served either . . . → Continue reading Roasted Beet Salad

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

       

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

  This is one of my favorite ways to serve asparagus. Not only does it look amazing, it has a wonderful flavor, and everyone loves it! Serve it for a family dinner, special occasion or as a vegetable side dish on a holiday buffet. . . . → Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Roasted Red Potatoes

         

Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary

    Roasted red potatoes make a wonderful side dish and add a nice touch to any meal. I love rosemary, but you could easily swap it for parsley or your own favorite herb. The potatoes take only minutes to prepare, then . . . → Continue reading Roasted Red Potatoes

Oven Roasted Carrots

Oven Roasted Carrots

         

Oven Roasted Carrots

    One of my favorite carrot recipes is also one of the easiest. Roasted carrots have a wonerfully sweet, caramelized flavor that adds a perfect balance to almost any meal. Once you’ve tried these scrumptious roasted carrots, you’ll soon be experimenting with all . . . → Continue reading Oven Roasted Carrots

Pan Steamed Broccoli

Pan Steamed Broccoli

       

Pan Steamed Broccoli

    Steaming broccoli ensures that all the flavor and nutrients are locked in; however, with thick stems and tender florets, it is not always easy to get the perfect balance. The simple trick to perfectly steamed broccoli is to ensure that the tougher stalk . . . → Continue reading Pan Steamed Broccoli

Grilled Potatoes

Grilled Potatoes

Grilled Potatoes  

Grilled Potatoes

There’s nothing that goes better with a BBQ or grilled meat than hot potatoes on the grill. Not only are the delicious, they are a fun way for the kids to make their own little packet just the way they like. In fact, don’t just stop at grilled potatoes, . . . → Continue reading Grilled Potatoes

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob  

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

This is the best tasting corn I have ever had. It is roasted in the husk giving it a very intense and delicious flavor.          How to Cook Corn Preheat oven to 350° F and position oven rack in the center. . . . → Continue reading Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Rustic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Rustic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

       

Rustic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

    Red potatoes are mashed with butter, half-and-half and some freshly grated Parmesan cheese. The chunky texture and bits of red peel give these rustic potatoes a nice touch. I love all things garlic, so in the interest of making sure those around . . . → Continue reading Rustic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Asian Green Beans with Snow Peas

Asian Green Beans

Asian Green Beans    

Recipe: Asian Green Beans

Summary: Soy Glazed Green Beans with Snow Peas   Ingredients 1 T Kosher salt 1-1/2 lbs green beans, ends trimmed 1 lb snow peas, trimmed 2 T canola oil 2 T unsalted butter 4 – 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 c soy sauce . . . → Continue reading Asian Green Beans with Snow Peas