Bourbon & Maple Braised Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Bourbon & Maple Braised Brussel Sprouts

Give brussel sprouts a chance! Forget about those soft, mushy, over-boiled blobs from your youth and give sprouts a grown up try. Whether you roast, steam, saute or braise them, brussel sprouts’ big flavor makes them a perfect cold weather side dish. Here’s what you need to know to cook brussel sprouts to perfection. Hungry for more?

Super Hero Salad — Black Bean & Chickpea Salad

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This salad is so awesome it just might save your life. Seriously, it’s super. Super tasty. Super simple and chock full of super foods – beans. I call it my Super Hero Salad, not because it’s high in fiber and protein and low in fat, or because it’s laden with beans that have been Hungry for more?

Start 2014 Off Right with Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black-eyed peas and I have never been friends. They popped up periodically throughout my childhood like a distant, oddball uncle who made an annual, not-so-pleasant appearance at the family table. As an adult, I’ve avoided them, a decision based solely on memories of mushy, slightly off-tasting spotted beans. This salad has restored my faith Hungry for more?

Pesto Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

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Fingerling potatoes are a pleasant surprise. Except for their smaller, elongated shape — like fingers — they look like any old potato, but once cooked they reveal a soft, creamy center. Seriously, a creamy potato! Their small shape means fingerlings cook faster than regular potatoes so they’re an excellent choice for quick side dish. Hungry for more?

Fabulously Simple Finger Foods – The Inauguration Edition

Chickpeas for Change

My fellow Americans, As we venture into this inauguration weekend it is my hope that you will celebrate this austere occasion with the level of grandeur it deserves, a gathering that truly reflects the state of our great union. To aid you in your entertaining efforts, I’m pleased to present a trio of recipes that Hungry for more?

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