Category Archives: Side Dishes

Bean and Artichoke Heart Salad

We grilled some ribs and needed a side dish. As I went through my pantry I found some canned goods and thought, bean salad! And it was so easy. I bet you have everything you need in your pantry.

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Roasted Roots – In Celebration of Earth Day

Today is Earth Day! All of our food supply depends on a healthy earth to provide us with delicious and healthy food. Even our meat depends of food from the ground to grow. So what better way to celebrate than … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Fried Okra

Oklahoma announced it’s official state meal in 1988. It included cornbread, barbecue pork, chicken fried steak, squash and corn, biscuits, grits and sausage gravy, strawberries, pecan pie, black-eyed peas and fried okra. Fried okra, or “southern popcorn”, makes a great … Continue reading

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Chanterelle Rice

It’s an early year for that golden wild mushroom, the chanterelle. I love these things! I found some at CostCo and bought a package – then my husband and grandson and I went into the forest to find some too. … Continue reading

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North Dakota Cheese Buttons

While doing research on North Dakota, the same food kept popping up. Cheese Buttons. Cheese what? Kase Knepfla. These cheese filled dumplings are similar to ravioli, but is rooted in German culture. Some people even think these delicious giant noodles … Continue reading

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