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Green Bean and Spinach Pasta Recipe

January 13, 2016 | by Lisa | vegetables, sides, bread

The wagon wheels in this pasta dish are perfect for your book club party for The Art of Racing in the Rain.

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Homegrown Seasoned Tomatoes Recipe

| by Lisa | vegetables, sides, bread

Nothing tastes better than homegrown tomatoes. My sister-in-law brought tomatoes from her garden to me for this recipe.   I think I made three batches of these tomatoes and we still wanted more!

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Sholeh-Goshti (Braised Meat, Mung Beans, and Rice) Recipe

January 5, 2016 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Delicious Afghan braised lamb or beef, simmered with mung beans and rice, and topped with spicy, tangy cilantro chutney.

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Herb Rolls Recipe

January 1, 2016 | by Lori | vegetables, sides, bread

Bring your herb garden indoors (or imagine you have one) with these fragrant rolls.

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Parathas Recipe

May 30, 2015 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

This excellent parathas recipe is adapted from About.com. Paratha is an Indian multi-layered flatbread, but what’s special about this is recipe is that it includes surprise goodies inside.

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Vegetable Cashew Korma Recipe

| by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Vegetable Cashew Korma is an incredibly fragrant dish seasoned with ginger and curry powder. This Indian-inspired recipe is full of vegetables and flavor.

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Kimchi Recipe

May 27, 2015 | by Lisa | vegetables, sides, bread

Kimchi, a spicy and slightly sweet Korean dish, is made with pickled cabbage, ginger and garlic. It is the most common Korean side dish and is served at almost every meal.

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Twisted Cheese Sticks Recipe

May 11, 2015 | by Lisa | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

These breadsticks were made to resemble the double helix of DNA, one of the main characters in the The Emperor of All Maladies, a nonfiction book about the history of cancer. They are perfect for any medical-themed party.

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Cheese Sticks Recipe

| by Lisa | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

This cheesy recipe is a mix between a bread stick and a cracker. They have a crispy outer edge but is soft on the inside. They taste great alone or can be served with your favorite dip. These cheese sticks can be “tongue depressors” for your medical-theme book club party.

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Easy Potato Latkes Recipe

July 6, 2014 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Latkes are a jewish potato pancake. In this recipe, a mix of grated and shredded potatoes gives these latkes a crunchy crust with a softer center. To avoid getting soggy latkes, be sure the oil is hot enough and do not crowd the pan.

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Braised Baby Onions in Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

December 30, 2012 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Tender and delicious braised baby onions in a lemon balsamic vinegar sauce.

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Greek Country Bread (Horiatiki Psomi) Recipe

| by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

This is a wonderfully dense and textured bread with a hint of sweetness. This bread requires a starter, so it must be begun the day before serving. It is perfect for dipping in olive oil, soup, or stew; for making sandwiches, and snacking. This recipe makes two nice sized loaves.

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Rice Dolmades Recipe

| by Annie | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

This traditional Greek dish was easier to make and more delicious than I expected. After much searching I found grape leaves packed in brine in the international food section of the local grocer.

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Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

July 4, 2012 | by Marilyn | vegetables, sides, bread

Any formal dining experience wouldn’t be complete without asparagus – one of my favorite veggies.

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Creamy Black-Eyed Peas Soup Recipe

June 16, 2012 | by Marilyn | soups, vegetables, sides, bread

This creamy flavorful Black-Eyed Peas Soup is a perfect way to eat your black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day for good luck.

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