Category Archives: Sides

How To Grill Corn On The Cob

I used to throw corn on the barbecue and cook it until I thought it was done. This method was not only hit-and-miss, but insured an over-cooked cob and charred corn silk that stuck between my teeth. Learning how to … Continue reading

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Spring Carrot Tart

My mom’s mom, Gran, was born and raised on a homested in a one-room cabin in Beresford, South Dakota, in the late 1800s. Winter was a time of ice and snow. In the month of January, the temperature would often … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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Jam-Filled Hand Pies

Hand pies are single-serving pastries, sweet or savory, fried or baked.

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Baby Dutch Babies with Breakfast

Dutch baby pancakes, sometimes called German pancakes or Dutch puffs, are a hybrid of pancake, crepe, and popover — all in one skillet. I like to pour the batter into a mini-muffin pan and serve them like popovers as opposed to puffy … Continue reading

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Paratha

Paratha (pəˈrɑːtə) is an unleavened bread originating in Indian. Loosely translated, it means layers of cooked dough. My is version is made with ghee gently folded into the dough, and then also brushed on top of the cooked paratha. Super … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Aged Gruyere Quiche

Looking for something new in the New Year? Look no further. This quiche has body and, just as important, an amazing combination of flavors that pair with most anything you add to your picnic basket.

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