Quick and Easy Kale Chips

Posted on Mar 11, 2015 in Sides, Sides, Step-by-step Cooking, Vegetables, Vegetables | 4 comments

Quick and Easy Kale Chips

If you have a craving for salty snacks--why not make some kale chips? They're light, crispy, delicious and nutritious. Plus they're quick and easy to make.

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Mom Peck’s Potato Salad Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 in Sides, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

Mom Peck’s Potato Salad Step-by-Step

This recipe from my mother-in-law features a southern Italian potato salad with green beans and zucchini. The olive oil and lemon juice are just the right balance to dress the dish.

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Risotto Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 in Main Dishes & Pasta, Sides, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

Risotto Step-by-Step

Risotto is a creamy rice dish with about 101 variations. Many Italians enjoy it as a primo (first course) but it can easily be served as a main dish. The creamy texture comes from the right type of rice, a lot of stirring and the addition of lots of yummy Parmesan.

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Oven-Roasted Green Beans Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 in Sides, Step-by-step Cooking, Vegetables | 0 comments

Oven-Roasted Green Beans Step-by-Step

Roasting green beans gives them an altogether different flavor and texture than steaming them does. They are earthy and rustic...perfect for dinner tonight.

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Zucchini Oven Fries Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 in Sides, Step-by-step Cooking, Vegetables | 0 comments

Zucchini Oven Fries Step-by-Step

Even kids like these baked "fries"! Plus, they're good for you! Using an egg white adds a little more protein without the fat or cholesterol. They're crunchiest right out of the oven.

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Self-Steamed Zucchini Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 in Sides, Step-by-step Cooking, Vegetables | 0 comments

Self-Steamed Zucchini Step-by-Step

You use no additional water when fixing the zucchini like this so the flavor all stays in the squash. They usually don't get too soft, but even if they do, I find the flavor to be wonderful.

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