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israeli cous cous salad with red pepper, cucumber, feta, red onion, basil and a lemon vinaigrette in a white serving bowl
Sides, Vegetarian

Simple Couscous Salad (Israeli/Pearl)

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The 4th of July is right around the corner and this simple couscous salad is a perfect side to bring with you to wherever you might be watching fireworks on Sunday! It is bright. It is light. It is full of fresh summer vegetables, and it is extremely easy to […]

white plate full of southern style mustard greens topped with crispy bacon and a bowl of yellow cornmeal
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Southern Style Mustard Greens

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First things first. Happy, happy New Year everyone! It sure does feel good to leave 2020 behind, and like many, I am so excited for the possibilities of 2021. So many plans have been put on hold this year, but overall my family has been very fortunate in terms of […]

white plate with a serving of baked squash casserole topped with golden Ritz crackers with a silver fork sitting next to a blue 9 x 13 inch baking dish on a rustic white wood backdrop
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Cheesy Squash Casserole

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Everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving food that they look forward to each year. I’m pretty sure squash casserole is my husband’s favorite, which is why I prioritized this recipe. There are so many things I wanted to experiment with and post before Thursday, but they will have to wait until […]

square of baked macaroni and cheese on a metal spatula held over a 9 x 13 green staub casserole dish with baked macaroni and cheese
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Nana’s Baked Macaroni

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It just wouldn’t be a holiday without my Nana’s baked macaroni and cheese. This is the dish my siblings and I begged for growing up. Everyone has that signature family recipe that transports you right back to childhood, and this is it in my family. My Nana’s baked mac and […]

white bowl with black rim filled with golden crispy southern fried okra sitting on top of glass tabletop
Appetizers, Sides

Crispy Southern Fried Okra

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Fried okra was not on the menu for this week, but they had so much for sale at the Farmers Market. I couldn’t resist. These golden, crispy okra are completely addicting, and make for a perfect appetizer or side dish. I love to fry up a fresh batch when we […]