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  • Braised Red Cabbage with Red Onion, Apples and Balsamic


    I'm happy to finally share the recipe for one of my favorite side dishes, braised red cabbage with apples. It's a delicious, slow-cooked mix of red cabbage, red onions, balsamic vinegar and paper thin apples. I think I got hooked on braised red cabbage back in college after dining at Houston's in Atlanta. Has anyone [...]

  • Lemon Feta Potato Salad {Recipe}


    This lemon feta potato salad is light, bright, simple and packs a punch of flavor. Potato salad is one of those foods that tends to put people in opposing camps. You're either a fan or it's not your thing. One of the things that can turn people off of potato salad is the mayonnaise, as [...]

  • Baked Lemon-Thyme Risotto


    Risotto is one of my favorite "let's make dinner feel fancy" foods. It always seems like more of a treat to me than a typical rice/quinoa/cous cous side dish. Now, call me crazy but I love to make risotto the traditional way where you commit to constant stirring for 30 minutes. Give me a glass [...]

  • Mexican Quinoa


    You request, I listen! Here is the recipe for the Mexican Quinoa. I think it's apparent that quinoa is one of my new favorites. I discovered it during my 68 Days of Gourmet project on Bakin' and Eggs. This recipe is responsible for the start of my obsession. I touched on the health benefits in [...]