Side Dish Recipes

 
 

Creamy Fennel Mashed Potatoes

December 16, 2019 0 Comments
Creamy Fennel Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Creamy Fennel Mashed Potatoes Mashed potatoes are one of the most perfect foods but we are always trying to make them, not better, but different. Fennel is one of the most under-valued and seldom used vegetables and deserves more attention. So combining classic mashed potatoes with sauteed and pureed fennel is especially […]

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Classic Potatoes Anna Recipe

December 10, 2019 0 Comments
Classic Potatoes Anna Recipe

How to Make Classic Potatoes Anna With the holidays right around the corner, I thought you would enjoy this classic version of Potatoes Anna from me and my friend Chef David Nelson to serve with some of your holiday feasts. You may have noticed, I already have a recipe for Potatoes Anna from Chef Leslie […]

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Birthday Brussels Sprouts

November 22, 2019 0 Comments
Birthday Brussels Sprouts

How I Made the Best Brussels Sprouts For My Dad’s Birthday My parents, especially my dad – The Reluctant Gourmet, have been cooking for me all my life.  For my dad’s 65th birthday I wanted to treat him to something no money could buy, not only because I don’t have any at the moment, but […]

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Carrot Puree Recipe

November 4, 2019 0 Comments
Carrot Puree Recipe

How to Make Incredible Carrot Puree My wife loves to prepare recipes from the Wall Street Journal’s “Slow Cooking Fast”. Last week we enjoyed a must try salmon with quick-pickled vegetables and carrot puree. It was “as good as it gets”! What makes a meal as good as it gets? Easy, if I were served […]

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Steamed Potatoes Recipe

February 4, 2019 1 Comment
Steamed Potatoes Recipe

Steamed Potatoes With Lemon Juice and Herbs Recipe One of the downsides of boiling potatoes is that quite a bit of their nutritional value goes down the drain along with the cooking water.  You can bake the potatoes, but even using a microwave this can take a long time. Steaming is one fast way of […]

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Mashed Potatoes FAQ

November 20, 2018 0 Comments
Mashed Potatoes FAQ

Mashed Potatoes Frequently Asked Questions Should I peel the potatoes before cooking? This is purely a personal preference. I peel my potatoes first, but I also know people who leave the peels on and then peel them after they are cooked. This sounds like more work than I want to do, but it is an […]

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Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe Options

November 19, 2018 0 Comments
Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe Options

Now Let’s Consider A Few Options When Mashing Potatoes Choosing the Right Potato to Mash A potato is basically a package that contains starch, sugar and water along with some nutrients, especially in the skins. But, there are many different varieties of potato, and they differ in the proportions of each component. Most cookbooks tell […]

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Simple Roasted Potatoes Recipe

October 13, 2017 3 Comments
Simple Roasted Potatoes Recipe

How to Make Basic Roast Potatoes In our house, my wife is Queen of the All Things Potato. She makes the best mashed potatoes, twice baked potatoes, baked potatoes and my kids can’t get enough of her roasted potatoes. Her method of preparing these roasted tubers is simple and described below. I already have a […]

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Simple Green Bean Salad Recipe

September 25, 2017 0 Comments
Simple Green Bean Salad Recipe

Fresh Green Beans Just Right When I think of green beans, my memory takes me back to my childhood and the Green Giant. My mom served most of our vegetables from a can in the 60’s except summer time when we had a garden and the green beans from the Green Giant were one of […]

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Grill Roasted Spicy Corn on the Cob

August 16, 2017 4 Comments
Grill Roasted Spicy Corn on the Cob

How to Roast Corn with Spicy Garlic Butter on the Grill It’s August here in Philadelphia which means great local corn from Pennsylvania and New Jersey is available so we are eating corn on the cob as much as possible. Most of time we husk, boil and serve with butter from our Butter Betty dispenser […]

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