Side Dishes

apple and onion sauce

Posted on Jun 24th, 2014

I usually serve either apple sauce or cranberry sauce with my pork chops because I like a bit of sweetness with them. The last time I made them, I…

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charred corn and bacon

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

Corn and bacon is one of the combos that I always want to eat. I made this dish one night when I wasn't feeling up to cooking anything too…

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Posted on Jun 19th, 2014

I absolutely love coleslaw. Come summer time, I could eat it by the bucketful. Luckily, it is pretty easy to prepare so it seems like I always have a…

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dill potato salad

Posted on Jul 17th, 2014

In addition to my basil, my dill has also been growing. I decided to make dill potato salad to use some of it up. Most of the dill potato salads that…

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maple glazed carrots

Posted on Nov 13th, 2014

Growing up, one of my best friend's parents made their own maple syrup. They used to put it on everything, which was delicious. One of my favorite…

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mashed cauliflower

Posted on Mar 4th, 2014

The first time I had mashed cauliflower the person serving it tried to pass them off as mashed potatoes [ahem, Mom]. Mashed potatoes, these are not;…

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puréed root vegetables

Posted on Nov 20th, 2014

I love root vegetables, so I am always trying to find new ways to prepare them. Luckily, fall is the perfect time to buy them. I made this purée to…

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roasted acorn squash with walnuts

Posted on Sep 24th, 2013

I know that a lot of people look forward to the return of fall because it means OMG PUMPKIN EVERYTHING!!!!, but I look forward to the return of…

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roasted vegetables

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2014

Roasting vegetables is one of the easiest ways to bring out great flavor without much work. It is by no means that fastest way, but most of it is…

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shaker baked beans

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2013

My grandmother has volunteered at Canterbury Shaker Village since before I was born. I grew up hearing about the Shakers, and was always fascinated…

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smashed roasted potatoes

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

I love how versatile potatoes are. They can be roasted, boiled, mashed, fried, whipped, etc and always taste incredible. I recently have been into…

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