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Crispy Oven Fries

I don’t know why it took me so long to realize that crispy fries are attainable minus the grease.  These turned out golden brown and crispy, everything I want in a french fry.  We cheated on the soaking time because … Continue reading

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Potato Pancakes

The key to these potato pancakes is to let them cook long enough to get good and crispy.  The best time to make these is right after you’ve finished frying up some bacon.  Frying the potato pancakes in the leftover … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Kale

I tried making kale chips a while back, but they didn’t quite turn out.  I’m not sure what kind of kale I used, but it was really thin, and the chips stuck to the pan.  After picking up some kale … Continue reading

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Rice Pilaf with Pine Nuts

This dish made its family debut at a recent Sunday dinner.  I’m not sure where Mama K found the recipe, but it’s definitely a winner. Rice Pilaf with Pine Nuts 2 tsp olive or coconut oil1 c rice 1/4 c … Continue reading

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

This side dish has become a regular in our dinner rotation.  I never knew I liked brussels sprouts so much. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise2-3 T olive oil or butter (or, for extra … Continue reading

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Mama B’s Corn Casserole

The original recipe called for a can of creamed corn and a small box of jiffy.  Because I like to be difficult and make things from scratch, I instead made homemade creamed corn and used the dry ingredients from my … Continue reading

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Creamed Corn

This creamed corn has a nice slightly sweet flavor.  I can’t wait to try it with fresh corn this summer.   Creamed Corn 10 oz frozen corn1/2 c heavy cream1/2 tsp salt1 T sugar1/8 tsp black pepper1 T butter1/2 c … Continue reading

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