June 11th, 2013

Vegetables

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Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

It's always a challenge to find simple yet delicious ways to serve vegetables to my family, but these Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans…

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Balsamic Grilled Mushroom Kabobs with Savory Mayo Dipping Sauce

Posted on Jul 15th, 2015

During the summer, we use our grill for just about everything, including fruits and vegetables. It's so easy to add some seasoned, marinated veggies…

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Best Fried Green Tomatoes with Barbecue Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Posted on Oct 14th, 2013

Can you believe I'd never had fried green tomatoes until recently? I've always had a funny feeling I was really missing out. So when I stopped by a…

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Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all seem to love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either…

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Browned Butter Roasted Potatoes

Posted on Nov 9th, 2016

If there's one thing I can always count on when I'm making dinner plans, it's that a potato side dish will be a big hit. And these savory and…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Cucumbers are probably my kids favorite vegetable, so I knew I couldn't go wrong picking up a handful of cukes at the farmers' market this week. And…

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Creamy Quinoa Primavera

Posted on Mar 18th, 2011

If you've never tried quinoa, you really should.  I'm always looking for new quinoa recipes, and this Creamy Quinoa Primavera is one of my…

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Crispy Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Posted on Oct 21st, 2013

I love potatoes! They're such a versatile vegetable, and inexpensive too! I admit, I'm kind of partial to French fries, but I love them roasted,…

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Easy Lemon Herb Potatoes

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

One of the first things to appear in the farmers' markets here in Colorado is fresh herbs. They're also one of the first things to show up in my…

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Everyone in my family loves pickles, so when I spotted Kirby cucumbers at the farmers' market this week, I knew just what to do with them. They're…

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Easy Sauteed Garlic Asparagus

Posted on Nov 9th, 2013

I love quick and easy vegetable dishes. And veggies don't get any quicker, or easier, than this Sauteed Garlic Asparagus. It's perfect for…

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Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Nov 7th, 2013

Even though I serve mashed potatoes year-round, it just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without them. I've experimented with a lot of different techniques…

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Greek Style Red Potatoes

Posted on Oct 20th, 2015

If I had to choose my most important kitchen tool, it would definitely be a set of good, sharp knives. Good knives are especially important when I'm…

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Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Posted on Jun 27th, 2016

If you've never tried grilling corn, you're definitely missing out! It's my absolute favorite way to enjoy fresh corn. Not only is the corn itself…

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Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

Posted on May 18th, 2015

I'm so excited that market season is finally here again! I love sharing weekly farmers market recipes and I'm already looking forward to what this…

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Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

For almost nine years my youngest has claimed he doesn't like carrots, until he tried these Honey Ginger Roasted carrots. I'm right there with him.…

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Melt in Your Mouth Potatoes

Posted on Sep 26th, 2016

As far as I'm concerned, you can never have to many recipe for cooking, roasting and baking potatoes. They are the one side dish I know my family…

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Pickled Hakurei Turnips (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 15th, 2013

I know. Turnips. When the folks from Native Hill Farm were handing out samples of these small white turnips at the farmer's market, touting them…

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Quick Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Posted on Sep 14th, 2015

We had a cold, wet spring here in Colorado, so the growing season got off to a slow start. My tomato plants--especially the cherry tomatoes--are…

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle

Posted on May 26th, 2016

Asparagus has to be one of my favorite seasonal spring vegetables, and this recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle is my favorite…

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Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs

Posted on Nov 20th, 2015

I love broccoli though, and I love that it's so good for you! My kids aren't huge broccoli fans though (except in the case of broccoli cheese soup),…

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Roasted Garlic, Dill & Lemon Potatoes

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2015

Potatoes are the one side dish I can always count on to satisfy everyone in my family. No one ever complains or refuses to eat them. So I'm always…

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Roasted Green Beans with Dill Vinaigrette

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

Green beans are one of my kids favorite vegetables, and while I use the term "favorite" loosely, I definitely have several ways of preparing…

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Roasted Pesto Potatoes

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013

I had an abundance of basil in my garden this summer, so I made and froze a lot of pesto. I love being able to have fresh pesto handy during the fall…

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Sauteed Buttered Leeks (Market Monday)

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2014

I love leeks! Which is no surprise, since I'm a huge fan of garlic and onions. They are such a wonderful addition to so many dishes. I especially…

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Skillet Green Beans with Bacon

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2015

Fresh green beans are one of the few vegetables that everyone in my family will eat. Even more so when I add bacon, and these quick Skillet Green…

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Sweet Potato Gratin

Posted on Nov 10th, 2014

I'm a huge fan of sweet potatoes, but the rest of my family doesn't generally care for them (crazy!).  Enter this Sweet Potato Gratin. My family…

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Ultimate Crispy Baked Fries

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014

I'm always on a quest to make crispy, oven-baked fries, and I've finally discovered a recipe that I really love. Not only do these Ultimate Crispy…

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Zucchini Fritters

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

It's that time of year. The time when everyone seems to have more zucchini than they know what to do with. If that sounds familiar, then I recommend…

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