Category Archives: Side Dish

A “flowering” Thanksgiving


I haven’t cooked with cauliflower that much before. Only when a few florets are included along with broccoli and perhaps some carrots in a dish. But not as a main ingredient in a dish. Since “Mr. Special” and I were … Continue reading

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I’m a Winner – A SWEET Reward!!


When I read in September that Dixie Crystals Sugar  /Imperial Sugar was holding the “Most Valuable Tailgate Recipe Contest”and the Winner would take home 2012 Sugar Bowl tickets, I immediately had to put on my thinking cap. My favorite college team’s … Continue reading

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Fall is in the Air – Enter Casserole #1


This weekend  was a great preview to Fall. The weather was nice and cool. Because of the temperature change, I was reminded of a nice Fall casserole dish.  An Italian dish with layers of pasta, zucchini, mushrooms, ricotta cheese and tomatoes. … Continue reading

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I Can Make it Anywhere!!


I’m back from my trip to New York City! Wow, it was Fantastic! Just as a reminder, this trip was the one that I had won the end of last year (the Jimmy Dean Crumbles Recipe Contest – The Crumble … Continue reading

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Simple with a Sweet and Tangy Side


I decided to create another dish to enter into the North Carolina Sweet Potatoes 2011 Sweet n’ Healthy Blogger Recipe Contest. Today is the deadline and you know me, wait ’til the last minute. I’m hoping to wow the judges … Continue reading

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This May Send ME to the Windy City!


I’m taking a chance by entering a great contest. But I know, if you don’t “play” you don’t win. So with that said. I’m entering my Grilled Citrus-Chermoula Fish Tacos and Roasted Pepper Butter with Polenta Half-Moons in the BHG Chill and Grill … Continue reading

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Original Cooking Creme Week


This is Week #3 in the Real Women of Philadelphia Video contest. I love the Original Flavor!!  It tastes just like the original Philadelphia cream cheese!! But this time, spreadable, spoonable and still yummy flava flave!! My two recipes I … Continue reading

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Philly Week #2 and Still Keepin’ it Southwestern


The snow and ice that hit North Carolina and much of the Eastern part of the US last week, kept me inside and filming at my house. With another entry into the RWOP Philadelphia Cooking Creme Video Contest, a very … Continue reading

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A Dressed Up and Ready-to-Go Side Dish


I created a side dish to take to my brother’s house for Christmas dinner and since I had a fully stocked fridge and cabinets; I decided to use what I had on hand. I ended up altering an already published … Continue reading

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Mistake Changes Side Dish Forever


I’m always requested to bring my “FAMOUS” Candied Yams to Holiday functions. I made the dish to take to Kenneth’s mom and dad’s for Turkey Day this year and I’ve been requested to take it to my brother Kelly and, … Continue reading

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