This is a delicious butternut squash recipe from Ina Garten / The Barefoot Contessa. We really enjoy this during the holidays. It is best when the squash is cut in medium to large chunks so that the outside gets a maple-flavored crust, and the inside stays soft and delicious.
When I saw this recipe in Gourmet Magazine, I knew I would have to try it. The magazine states, "This delicious stuffing is similar to a savory bread pudding." Bake it along side rather than inside, the bird.
This is a lovely side dish that goes well with poultry, pork or almost any thing. It is sometimes nice to have two different stuffings for different tastes If you are going to double this recipe do not double the sage or it will overpower just add a little bit more than the original recipe
Sweet potatoes are sweet on their own but just add the pineapple preserves and you are in Tropical Heaven. You can top with some toasted coconut. White sweet potatoes are a variety of regular orange sweet potatoes. Both orange and white sweet potatoes are in the Morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. White sweet potatoes are also called camote, boniato, or batata. You can also use yams!
How sweet it is!!! The original recipe in a community cookbook specifies 400F and I haven't had any problems - but I need a new stove; however, I've decreased the temperature to 350F based on the comments & suggestions from Zaar chefs.
I found this recipe in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine and being an asparagus lover myself, decided to share it with my friends ; ) This makes 6 main dish servings. Would make a nice brunch, or light supper served with a salad.
This is quite similar to the creamed spinach at Boston Market, well so I'm told anyway! --- this is a great side dish, even people that hate spinach love this, it's great to serve along side a holiday turkey or a ham dinner, or at any meal --- I also like to saute about 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic and a pinch of cayenne pepper in the butter for about 2 minutes before adding in the flour but that is optional, add in some grated Parmesan cheese too if desired, this complete recipe can be doubled :)
This is a yummy, warming casserole that is meant to be a side dish, but since it has meat in it, can also be served as a main dish. This is the version I came up with after significantly reducing some of the heavier ingredients, that were in the original version I saw on Lucy Classic Cajun & Cuisine, a PBS cooking program. But don't let that scare you - this is not a spicy dish at all. I make this often in the end of summer to use up fresh squash. If you don't have both types of squash, just use 2 of whichever type you do have.
A great side dish or a meal on its own. This is a Polish/Hungarian dish. Can use bacon but I cut back on that to make it meatless. Also can garnish with poppy seeds. Adding peas for color and nutrition. Bacon is a yummy addition for those that eat meat. Just brown drain most of the fat then add butter and oil and brown onions. Be sure to give the onions a nice brown color using a med high heat.
For a real treat, when you tire of the corn ON the cob this summer, give my version of Fried Corn a try. It is very easy and takes little time while preparing the rest of the meal. My mom always fixed fried corn this way when I was growing up. She used milk, but the half and half gives it a little richer taste. Trust me, if you try this, you will want to have it again ; )
It's getting ot be that time of the summer when you may need some new ideas for what to do with those summer veggies in your garden. Here's an idea for your grill that is sure to please. Cuisine at Home suggests you serve this dish with couscous. Prep time includes time to soak the wooden skewers.