Side Dish

Oven-Roasted Sweet Corn

by Sara on August 15, 2011

roasted corn

One of my favorite parts of summer is sweet corn. It’s the only time during the year I’ll eat corn. For a reason I can’t quite explain, I only like corn when it’s still on the cob. Frozen corn in a bag? In my world, that’s an ice pack. (Don’t even mention canned corn to [...]

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Zucchini Pasta

by Sara on July 7, 2011

twirling the zucchini

For me, pasta is more of a delivery vehicle for a favorite sauce, rather than an excitement unto itself. Sure, there are gourmet flavored pastas, which I do enjoy from time to time, but for the most part, I don’t find pasta all that interesting. A few years back, I discovered spaghetti squash and realized [...]

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Memorial Day Recipes

by Sara on May 26, 2011

adorned with berries

After considering a dozen various dessert recipes for my parents’ Memorial Day weekend cookout, it was my three year old niece who inadvertently made the decision for me. When I made my red velvet birthday cake, I sent leftovers throughout the family, so everyone could have some. I’ve never seen K turn down cake before, [...]

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buttermilk baked chicken + carrot slaw

I’m more than ready for warmer weather, but Mother Nature doesn’t seem quite ready to fulfill that wish. Needing to find a way to bridge the gap between using my oven and enjoying more summer-like fare, I nearly jumped for joy when I spotted this recipe duo. I could handle baking breaded chicken in the [...]

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