Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Buttery Brown Sugar Pecans

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with buttery pecans are the perfect simple and easy side dish to add to your holiday menu. Less than 40 minutes from start to finish and you'll have sweet, tender, crunchy, buttery goodness on your dinner table.

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Buttery Brown Sugar Pecans are a simple and quick side dish your holiday table needs. Easy preparation and basic ingredients provide you with extra time to focus on the more intricate recipes while still having a delicious sweet potato dish on the table. **Update: the recipe and photos have been updated since

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Roasted Teeny Tiny Taters

These Roasted Teeny Tiny Taters - a simple side dish using Trader Joe's teeny tiny taters. Only a handful of ingredients and 30 minutes needed.

Grab a bag of teeny tiny taters from Trader Joe’s and make these Roasted Teeny Tiny Taters. All you need are a few pantry staple ingredients and 30 minutes to a delicious side dish. UPDATE: Photos and text have been updated since the orginal post date in 2011. The recipe has not been altered in

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Thai Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts

Thai Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts

Thai Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts, roasted in the oven with a sweet, salty sauce, make a delicious Thanksgiving side dish. If you are on the fence about brussels sprouts, these will totally change your mind. Ok, I know there is a big debate out there about brussels sprouts. People seem to either love them or

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Foil Packet Potatoes with Blue Cheese Dressing

Foil Packet Potatoes with Blue Cheese Dressing

Put a fun spin on a simple side dish with these Foil Packet Potatoes with Blue Cheese Dressing. Minimal preparation and clean up make these a breeze. It’s official, school is back in session. I was fully ready for it but the past few days I have felt crazy anxious and nervous. Those back to school

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Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad

Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad

This Roasted Zucchini Orzo Salad uses delicious Greek ingredients and seasonal zucchini for the perfect light and summery side dish.  I love a good pasta or macaroni salad in the summertime. They are the perfect addition to any barbecue (especially this one or this one) but sometimes they can be a little heavy. Or you

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Grilled Corn with Gorgonzola Chive Butter

Grilled Corn with Gorgonzola Chive Butter

Add some personality to your corn on the cob this summer with this Grilled Corn with Gorgonzola Chive Butter. A simple compound butter takes your corn from plain to perfect.  I love corn on the cob. I mean, it’s one of the few things my state is known for so I may get disowned otherwise. Sometimes nothing

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Sweet and Spicy Carrots

Sweet and Spicy Carrots

Side dishes don’t have to be boring. Add some interest and flavor to dinner with these Sweet and Spicy Carrots. They only take a few minutes to prepare then throw them in the oven and let them bake while you finish the main dish. Simple, easy, quick and healthy. I realized recently that I don’t share many

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Cheesy Broccoli Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

One of my favorite foods in all the land is a twice baked potato filled with butter, bacon, cheese and sour cream. But trying to be healthy and all doesn’t quite mesh with the feelings I have towards that glorious potato. So what do you do when you want a comforting, creamy potato but not all

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Indian-Style Roasted Cauliflower

My favorite way to eat cauliflower is roasted. It gets brown and crispy in the oven which brings out its sweetness. I always simply toss it with olive oil, salt and pepper but while I was looking for some interesting Indian recipes to try, I came across this spiced cauliflower that looked too good not to try.

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