Category Archives: Side Dishes

Andy’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tarragon

On Thanksgiving we were the guests at our friends home in Gig Harbor – the friends with the lovely view of the harbor any time of year and the inviting home. We love spending time with these friends as they … Continue reading

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Greek Chopped Salad

Fresh salads are always a welcome add to a lunch or dinner menu. This salad has a¬†crunchy, fresh and flavorful taste and the feta adds a rich filling protein. It really could be a lunch or dinner on it’s own. … Continue reading

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Savory Stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe has been in my files for years. A version of it came from a neighbor friend and was a big hit in my book. But it got lost in the files and retrieved last weekend when we had … Continue reading

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Carol’s Cranberry Sauce

There wasn’t a holiday that went by that Carol didn’t serve her homestead cranberry sauce. Growing up on the homestead by the river, we were surrounded by lingonberries – a low bush berry native to the boreal forest. There were … Continue reading

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Crock Baked Beans

This recipe is a great add to a barbecue. The ingredients are quickly prepared and mixed in the crock pot. And the crock pot can be left while you go about your business readying the house for guests or molding … Continue reading

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Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Spring is in the air and asparagus are in season. They are so good and fresh this time of year. Here’s a nice, quick salad recipe with steamed asparagus highlighted and accented by a tangy vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes, yellow peppers … Continue reading

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Steamed Broccoli and Cheese Sauce

When I was a new mom I remember my own mother exclaiming that you’re not a good cook until you can make a white sauce. So I asked what a white sauce was and found out that it’s the base … Continue reading

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The Creamiest Creamed Corn

In 2003 my auntie from Minnesota shared with me a recipe her daughter had found called “Ritz Carlton Creamed Corn”. She had made this recipe for family gatherings and it always tasted great and as it turns out is simple … Continue reading

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Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan

This recipe may sound familiar because it’s very similar to the Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan I posted in April. Simply Recipes¬†had posted the parboiled asparagus and I loved them the 1st time for two reasons – they tasted great … Continue reading

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Quinoa Veggie Salad

Ah, summer is fun. So fun I haven’t been in my kitchen much fixing meals and treats to share on Lingonberry Lane. My daughter was at summer camp last week for 5 nights so myself and 2 other moms with … Continue reading

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