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Category: Sides

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

I love Indian food, the complex blend of spices. I also love the side dishes that go with Indian food. A few weeks when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with two Indian sides: a […]

Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

I love Indian food with its complex blend of spices. I also love the sides that go with it. Last week, when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with a Mango Chutney and a […]

Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Happy US Thanksgiving, American friends! Fun facts: Americans consume 400 million pounds of cranberries a year and 20% of this number is consumed during Thanksgiving. 46 million turkeys are consumed in the US during Thanksgiving. Since the first 3-day feast held to celebrate a bountiful harvest […]

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Let’s talk about sidekicks. Batman had Robin. Lucy had Ethel. Fred had Barney. Laverne had Shirley. Bruce has the E Street Band. What is a good sidekick for dinner? How about some garlic smashed potatoes? Fingerling potatoes are great for dinner. They are small stubby, […]

Pack a Pint of Pickled Peppers

Pack a Pint of Pickled Peppers

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, how many pecks of pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? Here is the easy answer: you can pack a pint of pickled peppers (and a little bit extra) using this quick and easy recipe. (And when […]

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Thanksgiving Monday! Let’s give thanks for a day off work! Most people probably spent some or all of the weekend eating, and probably eating a lot! While many families cook large turkeys, my family always cooked chicken. I’m not sure why, but the Lawrence Thanksgiving dinner […]

EZ Tzatziki

EZ Tzatziki

A few posts back, we made Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken and a Greek Veggie Salad. I realized at the time that, although I took the quick (read no time and slightly lazy) way and used tzatziki from the grocery store, tzatziki sauce is actually quite easy […]