salads and sides

Sweet Carrots with Tarragon and My Easter Inspired Faves

by heidi April 16, 2014
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Glazing. Usually reserved for doughnuts, bone-in hams and the special technique my husband uses to make old and tired 1980’s honey oak cabinets magically transform into bright and white brand spakin’ new kitchen cubpoards. He’s a staining magician, that guy. But today ‘da glaze is saved for ‘da carrots. Ta-’da. […]

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

by heidi April 7, 2014

It’s hard to face reality after a week of vacation. To remember what it’s like to plot and plan the coming week’s menu of cooking. Instead of perusing a restaurant menu for your vacation’s 3 square meals after hiking about or lounging at the pool. And let’s not even talk […]

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Beet, Carrot and Pomegranate Salad

by heidi December 17, 2013
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Winter brings with it a lot of amazing things. Snowflakes and holiday parties with sparkly shoes are some of the best. Puffy coats that make me feel like Randy in A Christmas Story thanks to ridiculously cold sub-zero temps, not so much. Those freezing temps? They can go find somewhere […]

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5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

by heidi November 14, 2013
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You know that thing about Thanksgiving? That thing that everyone’s talking about? No, not that the 5th Avenue slick thinkers have yet to figure out how to turn T-day into a money making marketing machine like Halloween and Christmas. No, I’m talking about how everybody is talking about how Thanksgiving […]

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Autumn Couscous Salad

by heidi November 5, 2013
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Salads seem like such a summer thing, but I’m bucking the perception with my version of one of my favorite fall salads. Say hello to butternut squash and fall flavors touched by a tart pucker in my ode to Whole Foods Market’s Autumn Couscous Salad. The view from the window of […]

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