Recipe Index

snacks & sides archive

cottage cheese cornbread & elsewhere…

It’s pretty easy to whip up a pan of cornbread, but it can be a bit trickier coming up with something that isn’t dry, bland and a step away from the garbage bin. My usual remedy is to add cheese – and it obviously works, as I’ve done HERE.

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the best tzatziki ever

Slowly but surely, I’m taking the cucumber plunge. You see, I’ve never been a big fan of them to begin with. A couple of years ago, I decided that I liked them in sandwiches…but only in sandwiches. Then this past…

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red lentil curry dip with pita chips

I’ve been living on take out pizza lately. I haven’t made a dent into my holiday baking yet, but I’m sure there’s still time (right?). Luckily, I did manage to eek out some pretty fantastic whole wheat biscuits on the…

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magic spicy peanut sauce

Aww yeah, this is where the magic happens. 4 burners on a tiny electric stove in dark and tiny galley kitchen. I definitely dream of the time when I’ll have a truly beautiful kitchen with a window, a dishwasher and…

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pickled sweet peppers

Well now, I didn’t expect my last post to be such a pity party. I’m sorry about that, but I’m also floored by all your wonderful comments. I guess the stress of my real life was poking it’s way into…

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bold green beans

When I get green beans, I usually end up making my usual snacking lemon-garlic beans. I LOVE them so much that I’m starting to see green beans in a one-track kind of light. When I got some beautiful, crazy long…

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beets in vinaigrette

It’s just a couple of days until the end of summer. As much as I’d love to cozy up in a cardigan or bundle up under the covers with a cup of tea, I must say that I am loving…

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sour dill pickles

Since my visit to Montreal, I’ve been left with a deep, deep hankering for pickles. Not just the commercial dills that you can buy at any supermarket, but the salty, pucker-inducing bite of a Jewish deli sour. While my husband…

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