Category Archives: Sides

Mock Double Bake Potatoes

   Ingredients          3 Large Russet Potatoes cut in half, length wise Garlic Powder Black Pepper Fresh Parmesan Cheese Fresh Parsley or Chives Sour Cream     Directions       Preheat oven to 325°.  Place halved potatoes in a microwave/oven proof baking dish. … Continue reading

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Summer Vegetable and Noodle Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

 Summer is one of my favorite seasons for cooking, mainly because my parent’s garden begins to sprout a variety of vegetables and usually in mass quantities.  Every visit home usually ends with my dad sneaking out to the garden and … Continue reading

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Greek Orzo Salad

Ingredients                                                                             1 LB. orzo pasta 6 TBS. Olive Oil 5 TBS. Red Wine Vinegar 1 small … Continue reading

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Summer Potato Salad

Ingredients 7 slices of Bacon 3 TBS. Flour 2 tsp. Salt ½ tsp. Pepper 5 TBS. Sugar 1/2 cup Water ½ cup Cider Vinegar 1 tsp. Dry Mustard or Yellow Mustard ½ cup Mayonnaise 5 LBS. Red Salad Potatoes 6 … Continue reading

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Summer Potato Salad

Ingredients 7 slices of Bacon 3 TBS. Flour 2 tsp. Salt ½ tsp. Pepper 5 TBS. Sugar 1/2 cup Water ½ cup Cider Vinegar 1 tsp. Dry Mustard or Yellow Mustard ½ cup Mayonnaise 5 LBS. Red Salad Potatoes 6 … Continue reading

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Calico Bean Bake

Ingredients           1 pound sliced bacon, diced 1pound ground beef 1 large chopped onion 2 cans (16 ounces) pork and beans (Home Style Bushes) 2 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained 2 cans (15ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained … Continue reading

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Cucumbers: Too many to count slaw

 Ingredients 1 Large Cucumber Peeled and Sliced Thin/Mandolin Preferred Kosher Salt 1 Small onion diced 3 TBS. Red or Apple Cider Vinegar 1 TBS. Sugar Pepper Fresh or Dried Dill to Taste Directions Peel and slice your cucumber thinly either … Continue reading

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe by Ryan Murray

    Ingredients ½ pound elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 3 cups milk 1 bay leaf ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon fresh ground horseradish (add more if you like) Pinch of Nutmeg (fresh preferred) 1 large egg 16 … Continue reading

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Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe        Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that’s great with fish or seafood. Beurre blanc is a nice sauce to have in your repertoire because you can whip up a batch on … Continue reading

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Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients 8 cups canned low-salt chicken broth 1/2-ounce dried porcini or shiitake mushrooms 1/4 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 10 ounces white mushrooms, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice or short-grain white rice … Continue reading

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