Category Archives: Side dishes

Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Family Bread Stuffing

This is our favorite bread stuffing. The recipe can be easily varied. Friends make cornmeal or rice stuffing but bread stuffing still remains our favorite. The ingredients make enough stuffing for a 10 to 15 lb. turkey with the remaining … Continue reading

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Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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Baked Beans

There are many techniques for cooking dried beans. I use this method for dried butter beans but it can be used for black beans, cannellini beans, or Great Northern beans. 1 pound dried butter beans or other of your choice … Continue reading

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Corn, Onion, and Cheddar “Pie”

This is one of our most requested recipes. We make this recipe to go with flank steak, BBQ chicken, and lamb chops. We make it throughout the year and more frequently in the warmer months. I am reposting it with … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is the older version of the broccoli casserole with the can of soup etc. It is not quite as nutritious as the previous one with yogurt and sour cream but easy and delicious. 2 packages frozen broccoli, chopped … Continue reading

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Riced Broccoli Casserole

Riced Broccoli is available at Trader Joes in a 15 oz. package in the refrigerated produce section. Broccoli is high in calcium and with the addition of cheddar cheese and yogurt even more calcium is added. 1 package of Trader … Continue reading

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