Category Archives: sides

Italian Style Potato Salad

This recipe started with my quick sale purchases, as most of my recent recipes do. I found the base recipe over at Epicurious but I made it my way. 2 ½ pounds medium size Red Potatoes 5 Tbsp Extra Virgin … Continue reading

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Tuna Salad with Homemade Italian Dressing

Right after I graduated from college, I made this salad quite often because it is very economical. Also I was a terrible cook then. I have redeemed myself on that score. Now I make this dish because it is something … Continue reading

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Foraging in My Yard for Spring Salads

Food is freedom. Control the food, control the people. Wild onion grass, violets and Dandelions! It is Spring in Oklahoma. And my hens are producing more eggs since the daylight lasts longer. I have 10 dozen in my fridge right … Continue reading

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Hrudka – Eastern European Easter Cheese

My family is from Eastern Europe. My mom always made this egg cheese for Easter. And I have been making this for more than 20 years. It is an easy cheese to make at home no special procedures or rennets. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Dinner 2021

Christmas is just about a week away. I am planning to go shopping in my two deep freezers for the Christmas meal just like I did for Thanksgiving lunch.  Inflation is crazy. I was in town a couple days ago … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

      This a wonderful lo-carb substitute for bulgur tabbouleh. Since this is my own recipe I cannot claim that it is gluten-free; however, my ingredients are comparable to commercial recipes that are labeled gluten-free. 2 small heads Cauliflower, … Continue reading

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Sriracha-Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Keto Friendly

I found this recipe over on http://www.eatingwell.com . It is a great tasting vegetarian dish, but more importantly to me it is Keto friendly. I am getting back to my keto diet after the holidays. Time to get back on … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetables

Okay, here is another recipe to use the bounty of turnips I was given. I used an assortment of root vegetables with an onion thrown in for good measure. This is wonderful savory side for almost any main dish. Several … Continue reading

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Turnip Au Gratin with Greens

A retired co-worker visited the other day and brought 2 huge feed sacks of his home grown turnips. I happen to love them and put them into almost any soup or stew or pot roast. I have made turnip and … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Persimmon Bread Pudding

This is a Martha Stewart recipe I found while searching for persimmon recipes to use with my own persimmon from my trees.  I was not sure how this would taste but I was pleasantly surprised! This photo is not the … Continue reading

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