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Pickled Scallions

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Pickled Scallions 2 cups white vinegar2 cups Splenda (or table sugar)2 cups water2 tablespoons kosher salt1 tablespoon red pepper flakes1 teaspoon coriander seeds1 pound scallions, roots trimmed and cut to fit in the jar standing up Bring first 6 ingredients

Posted in Jalapeno, Onion, Pickled, Side DIsh, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Cabbage, Lime and Jalapeno Slaw

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Cabbage, Lime and Jalapeno SlawApproximately 10 portions, 1/2 cup each This recipe combines all the great food experiences. It has the creaminess of the sour cream, the tang of fresh lime juice and lime zest, and the heat of the

Posted in Cabbage, Cole Slaw, Easy, Healthy, Jalapeno, Lime, Side DIsh, Slaw, Spicy, Sriracha, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Red Hot Relish

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Hot RelishServes: makes about 12 portions, 1/4 cup each A good relish takes a meal and can make it memorable. This is the perfect combination of heat, sweet and sour. Perfect on burgers, hot dog/brats, tacos or as a side

Posted in Chutney, Jalapeno, Onion, Peppers, Pineapple, Relish, Side DIsh, Spicy, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Green Beans and Butternut Squash

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Green Beans and Butternut SquashServes Variable This is a wonderful cool weather meal. It is very well-suited to pork dishes, but hearty fish (salmon), lamb or venison would be equally good. On my podcast, Make Your Someday Today, many guests

Posted in Beans, Easy, Green Beans, Lamb, Pork, Side DIsh, Squash, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Venison

These Are Sandwiches?

Cucumber-Sandwiches

Today is a brief departure from the usual form of my recipes. Usually I give a specific ingredient list, detailed instructions and nutritional data. Today, I am just going to give you an idea.Where you take it will be solely

Posted in Cucumber, Easy, Sandwich, Vegetables

Sauteed Asparugus with Shallots

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Sauteed Asparagus and ShallotsServes 4 1 pound asparagus (fresh or frozen)1 tablespoon olive oil2-3 large shallots, choppedSalt and pepper to taste Trim woody ends from asparagus (either cutting the ends off, or picking up one stalk at a time, and

Posted in Asparagus, Shallot, Side DIsh, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Panzanella

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PanzanellaServes 2 Such simple ingredients. Stale bread, ripe tomatoes, onion, basil, olive oil and vinegar. It’s amazing how basic items can be used to create delicious food and good lives. We talk about make simple changes on MakeYourSomedayToday, my twice

Posted in Bread, Easy, Salad, Side DIsh, Tomato, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vinegar

Grilled Romaine Salad with Tomatoes and Grilled Corn

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Grilled Romaine Salad with Tomatoes and Grilled CornServes 2 1 heart of romaine, halved2 ears of corn (or 1 cup frozen corn kernels)10-12 grape tomatoes, halved2 green onions (scallions) chopped, whites and greens1/4 cup your preferred vinaigrette (I used the

Posted in Corn, Side DIsh, Vegetables, Vinaigrette

Bacon-Spinach Mashed Potatoes

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Bacon-Spinach Mashed PotatoesServes 6 (approximately 1/2 cup or 4 ounces by weight) 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered1 teaspoon olive oil3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced1/4 cup (2.5 ounces by weight) Fage Greek yogurt2 tablespoon real bacon bits

Posted in Beef, Garlic, Potato, Roasted, Side DIsh, Spinach, Vegetables

Spaghetti Squash Boat

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Spaghetti Squash BoatServes 4 1 medium spaghetti squash1/2 onion, diced1/2 red (or green) bell pepper, sliced1 teaspoon olive oil1/2 cup shredded cheeseSalt and pepper to tasteOptional ingredients: jalapeno peppers, diced cherry tomatoes, diced ham Pierce the skin of the squash in

Posted in Cookbook, Side DIsh, Squash, Vegetables