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Traditional Pierogies with Butter and Onions

Traditional pierogies with butter and onions - This simple and easy recipe starts with a box of frozen pierogies and takes just a few minutes to sauté with butter and onions. Topped with a bit of sour cream, they make a perfect side dish.

If you’re not from my part of the country, pierogies are pasta filled with potato filling. Our favorite brand is Mrs. T’s, and they come in sour cream & onion, cheddar cheese, sweet potato, jalepeño, and many other flavors. My favorite were always the cheddar cheese, and the following was my favorite way to prepare them.  Print Recipe Traditional Pierogies with Butter and Onions Course Side Dish Servings Ingredients 1 box pierogies any flavor2 large onions sliced in rings4 tablespoons butter Course Side Dish Servings Ingredients 1 box pierogies any flavor2 large onions sliced in rings4 tablespoons butter Instructions Boil … Read more

Roasted Vegetable & Cornbread Stuffing

roasted vegetable stuffing

The only drawback of this recipe is that it’s very labor-intensive. It took a full 2 hours from start to finish. It would be great for a special occasion, but I don’t see us making it for every day meals. Print Recipe Roasted Vegetable & Cornbread Stuffing Course Side Dish Cuisine American Servings Ingredients 1 piece butternut squash peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 6 cups)2 medium sweet onions chopped (about 2 cups)4 cloves garlic pressed2 teaspoons cumin2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped3 cups chicken broth low fat, low sodium1 package cornbread stuffing mix Course Side Dish Cuisine American … Read more

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole (Gluten-free)

How to make the best cheesy hashbrown cassserole - This simple and easy recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch, or even for dinner. Gluten-free with a corn flakes topping for a little crunch. Use shredded frozen hash browns for quick prep.

We made this casserole for dinner last week, and it was very fine. I ate the leftovers for every meal until they were gone. It really was that good. Cheese, potatoes, crunchy. How can you go wrong? You can’t. The only snag is that this is the least healthy potato dish ever. (Maybe not ever. It’s not deep fried. But close.) It’s definitely an occasional treat, not an everyday food. But then, you’re a grownup, and you can eat unhealthy potatoes anytime you want to. Have fun. Print Recipe Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole (Gluten-free) Course Gluten-free, Side Dish Servings Ingredients 24 … Read more

The Best Broccoli Salad Recipe

The Best Broccoli Salad You'll Ever Eat

I love broccoli. I love it raw, baked, drenched in cheese, and splashed with balsamic vinegar. I’ve never met a broccoli dish I didn’t like. When Joe and I were thinking about adding a vegetable dish to our beloved Thanksgiving feast, we both thought of broccoli, but neither of us had a recipe in mind. Suddenly, it was the night before our feast, and we still hadn’t decided on a recipe. I took matters into my own hands. I was glad to have a couple of bags of Beneforté® broccoli. It’s washed, cut in bite-sized pieces, and ready to use, so … Read more

Grilled Zucchini

grilled zucchini

  Joe and I bought our gas grill the day we created our wedding registry at Sears. We knew we should wait for my bridal shower, but we just couldn’t be patient. We wanted to enjoy grilled food out on our deck as soon as the weather warmed up. We primarily grill hamburgers, chili burgers, hot dogs, chicken breasts, and veggies. Oh, and kielbasa. I can’t forget kielbasa; Joe’s dad has worked at a world famous kielbasa shop on and off throughout his retirement. My mom grills all kinds of adventurous things – pineapple, peaches, corn, and stuff I’d never … Read more

Pan Fried Apples

Simple and easy pan fried apples - This southern recipe uses cinnamon, butter, and brown sugar to make the best apples, way better than canned. Good for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Great to top pancakes. Gluten free. Made in a skillet.

On the way home from church last week, Grace said, You know those apples we get when we’re at a restaurant? “No, what apples?” I asked. You know, those apples with the sauce? And they’re thick like apple pie? “Oh, right. Yes, I know those apples,” I said. Can we have those for supper tonight? I knew there was a bag full of apples on the kitchen table, so I said “Yes, of course.” before I even considered that I didn’t know how to make said apples. When we got home, I tried to Google said apples, but I didn’t … Read more