Side Dishes


Romano Baked Tomatoes

Summer tomatoes are here! Whether you grow them yourself or purchase them from your local market, tomatoes are a great way to add color to any dish. And as tomatoes are often a universal ingredient for kids (ketchup, marinara, etc.), this fruit is also great for getting the entire family involved! Invite them to help pick the tomatoes off the


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Parmesan Zucchini Strips with Creamy Parmesan Dipping Sauce

Fresh-from-the-garden zucchini becomes a kid-friendly treat when paired with breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and this creamy dip. Getting kids to eat what’s good for them is not always an easy task. I have often found that the easiest way to get my children to eat vegetables is to sneak it to them. No, I’m not talking about mixing black beans into


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The Ultimate Corn-on-the-Cob Buffet!

Take this staple of the July 4th Celebration to a whole new level. Adding assorted spices to your corn on the cob brings out the flavor of the corn and the aspiring chef in all of us. Check out these creative ideas or make up your own. There are no rules! Corn-on-the-Cob Buffet with Spiced-up Corn on the Cob Serves


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The Very Berry Salad

This delicious salad will please everyone at your holiday BBQ or picnic this year. Packed with greens, colorful fruits and cheese this salad is a real crowd pleaser.     6 Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients 4 cups mixed greens 1 cup blueberries 1 cup sliced strawberries ½ cup raspberries ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese ½ cup walnut halves or


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