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Chili oil, cherries, and pecans enhance this deliciously different Southern rice pilaf.
Fruit Recipes, Nut Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes

Southern Rice Pilaf Recipe

 

 Take a walk on the gourmet side with this tantalizingly different rice pilaf. It’s slightly spicy, crunchy from pecans, and gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It’s a savory and sweet match made in heaven. Wild rice is used, but feel free to substitute your favorite rice. It […]

Drool over this Southern-fried chicken with a Caribbean flair.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Fried Chicken Recipe

 

 The addition of coconut milk to the buttermilk marinade helps tenderize and moisturize the chicken. That, and the bold choice of spices, gives this fried chicken a Caribbean flair. It’s an interesting and fabulous twist on Southern fried chicken. Be prepared for recipe requests, but I won’t blame you if […]

Lemon, lemon zest, and Parmesan cheese make this rice an addictive side dish.
Cheese Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes

Lemon Butter Rice Recipe

 

 This variation of rice pilaf gets a refreshing tang from lemon zest and lemon juice. It’s a delightful change of pace and incredibly easy to make. The lemon flavor is not overwhelming. The butter and Parmesan cheese add a creaminess that is hard to resist. It’s the perfect side dish […]

Small plate of lightly-dressed shrimp is popular in Venice cicchetti bars.
Appetizers, Salad Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Shrimp Recipes

Venetian Shrimp with Garlic Recipe

 

 For a quick go-to meal, you can’t go wrong with shrimp. This is a light, yet satisfying meal popular in Venice bars that serve small plates (cicchetti), and it only takes about 15 minutes to make. Best of all, it’s a great choice for those on heart-healthy and diabetic diets, […]

Delicious pumpkin and chocolate cheesecake is easily made in the crockpot.
Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Crockpot Recipes

Marble Cheesecake Recipe

 

 Most of us use our crockpots to cook savory dishes, such as meats and stews. It’s time to step outside of the box and try some desserts. This is a perfect example. Who would think a rich and delicious cheesecake could be outside of the oven? Yes you can! Drool […]

Herbed yogurt under the skin ensures a deliciously moist roast chicken. Ranch herb roast chicken.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Ranch Herb Roast Chicken Recipe – An Inexpensive Family Entree

 

Herbs and yogurt under the skin make this ranch herb roast chicken lip-smacking good. The method ensures a moist and tender bird. So easy!

Savory sweet potato pie makes a delightfully different side dish.
Cheese Recipes, Potato Recipes, Side Dishes

Savory Sweet Potato Pie Recipe – A Welcome Side Dish

 

No sugar in this sweet potato pie, just the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. This savory side dish is rich with butter, cheese, and herbs.

Crunchy quinoa stuffed zucchini boats make a diabetic-friendly side dish or main meal.
Appetizers, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes

Crunchy Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Recipe – Diabetic-Friendly

 

 Quinoa has become a dieter’s favorite due to its vegetable protein content and low glycemic load. Quinoa stuffed zucchini makes a great meal or side dish. Whether you are diabetic, on a caloric diet, or just trying to eat in a more healthful manner, these zucchini boats filled with a […]