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A Choice of Sides

Spring Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Take full advantage of fresh strawberries while they’re in season with this Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad.  The buttery texture of avocado, sweet, sharp mango and red, ripe strawberries tossed with a light, fresh citrus vinaigrette...

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Light & Lively Moroccan Chickpea Salad

February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lean, clean and packed with plant protein. That’s how I would describe this light and lively Moroccan Chickpea Salad.  It doubles as a salad, or side but can just as easily be tossed into a...

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Country Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic

October 16, 2015 | 8 Comments

Hashed, smashed, fried, boiled or baked, potatoes never go out of style. Why not combine the crisp salted skin of roasted with the smooth, satisfying comfort of mashed for a good country mash?!  Country Mashed...

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Mushroom Cherry Hazelnut Stuffing

October 12, 2015 | 6 Comments

Whether is a holiday fowl or a simple family meal, nothing says home cooking quite like piping hot stuffing.  In this Mushroom Cherry Hazelnut Stuffing recipe savory meets a hint of sweet, for a knock-out...

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Ratatouille – Rustic French Vegetable Stew

September 27, 2015 | 8 Comments

Packed with fresh, late summer vegetables Ratatouille takes advantage of a bountiful garden in a classic Provencal stew, a staple of French country cooking.  Roma tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, onions, garlic, parsley, thyme, bay and...

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Quick Summer Spaghetti, Garden Freshness

August 26, 2015 | 12 Comments

A quick, cold fresh bruschetta tossed with hot, fresh-from-the-pot pasta fills the room with tangy aroma. This super simple Summer Spaghetti is a quick side dish or vegetarian main, perfect in the end of summer...

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Straight from the French countryside, the classic Tartiflette uses all of my favorite ingredients, potatoes, onions, bacon, cream and & Reblochon cheese, to stunning effect.  Creamy, melted ripe cheese, smoky bacon, starchy sustenance, Tartiflette is...

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Curried Potato Salad – Picnic Perfect

August 7, 2015 | 12 Comments

Nothing like a quick twist on a classic to keep a meal interesting.  Try Curried Potato Salad at your next get together for a little taste of something different. OK, so I had too many...

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Sweet & Sour Slaw with Honey Vinaigrette

August 4, 2015 | 4 Comments

This summer’s theme on Food Gypsy is fun, light, tasty food that goes just as easily from the kitchen to the cottage, on a picnic or into the backyard.  Tart and tangy with a hint...

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Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015 | 3 Comments

A late summer salad that makes a great side or a light meal, Wax Bean Salad in Bacon Vinaigrette is served warm, wafting with the intoxicating aroma of bacon. Fresh beans are beginning to flood...

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Green peas.  Was there ever a more humble vegetable?  Trust the French to take this little green gem and make it a masterpiece in the classic Petit Pois a la Francaise.  Or as I like...

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Crispy Asian Noodle Salad

July 28, 2015 | 9 Comments

Beat the heat with something cold, crunchy and satisfying.  Whip up a big bowl of Crispy Asian Noodle Salad, toss a little protein at the grill and that, my friends, is dinner. A touch of...

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