Wilted Brussels Sprout Salad

Wilted Brussels Sprouts Salad

This is a Wilted Brussels Sprouts Salad that has been evolving in my mind for about five years. The first year Steve and I were married, we spent Thanksgiving with his family, and his brother-in-law was talking about having seen a recipe for fried shaved Brussels sprouts that he had considered making. I have had… 

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Pumpkin Pie with A Sugar-Free Option Plus HOw to Roast A Pumpkin in Your Crockpot

Pumpkin Pie and How to Roast a Pumpkin in Your Crockpot with Sugar-Free Option

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I have noticed a serious lack of actual traditional pumpkin pie recipes out there. I mean there is a whole lot of everything else pumpkin – just not pie. For this pie, I roasted my own pumpkin in the crockpot. You can use canned pumpkin if you want,… 

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries Topped with Walnuts, Blue Cheese, and Balsamic Reduction

My parents recently went to South Carolina and brought me back some freshly harvested sweet potatoes.  If you have never had any really fresh sweet potatoes, you need to add them to your list of things to try because they really are much better than  ones that you find in most grocery stores.  I love… 

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Warm German Potato Salad

Warm German Potato Salad for Man Food Mondays

Good October morning to you all, Today I am sharing my mothers  Warm German Potato Salad, one of my families all time favorites.  As the title states, this is best when it is still warm from boiling the potatoes.  With Oktoberfest Winding down (it is actually celebrated staring in late September and runs 16 days… 

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Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut squash is one of my favorite fall vegetables.  This butternut squash gratin features one of my favorite flavor combinations:  butternut squash, browned butter, and sage.  This recipe is a little bit healthier than the average gratin as it contains milk instead of cream, which was thickened with white whole wheat flour.  I am sure… 

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