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Cabbage Kale Tahini Slaw

A CSA-inspired salad, this cabbage kale tahini slaw is easy, and most importantly, delicious! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A CSA-inspired salad, this cabbage kale tahini slaw is easy, and most importantly, delicious! I was chatting with some blogger friends recently and the concept of “finding your blog’s niche” arose. If you find the right tiny corner of the internet and post just in one category, your blog is supposed to grow. It seems “everything I think tastes good” – my answer – isn’t a niche. Oh well.…

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Ensaladilla Rusa – Spanish Potato Salad

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Ensaladilla Rusa, also called Ensalada Rusa, or just Spanish potato salad, is a favorite Spanish dish.  I made this dish for my Daddy. Today is his birthday and so it seemed fitting to share Ensaladilla Rusa on the blog. When my parents visited last summer, we had a barbecue. The visit coincided with Fourth of July, and when it’s summer (or winter, or anytime really) and the Godfather has time,…

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Mint Pea Couscous

Mint provides a refreshing flavor to this mint pea couscous. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Mint pea couscous is the perfect side dish to welcome warmer weather! It’s finally officially warm here, darlings. I needed spring to arrive. I needed warm weather and sunshine, and fresh produce of the green variety. The Godfather and I aren’t “live in winter” people. We’re more like “visit” winter people, and while we didn’t really have “winter” per se this year, we couldn’t leave the house too often with…

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Crispy Oven Roasted Spanish Potatoes

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

This recipe has a hint of lemon, the right amount of paprika, and an incredible crispy texture. These crispy oven roasted Spanish potatoes are delicious! It’s no secret we love potatoes in this house. We prepare them all different ways, and I’m always collecting new recipes to try. We also love Spanish flavors, and my husband laughs that my Spanish side shows with my love of adding paprika to almost…

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Greek Oven Roasted Vegetables

Simple, fresh flavors are the best way to dress up this colorful Greek oven roasted vegetables dish. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Simple, fresh flavors are the best way to dress up this colorful Greek oven roasted vegetables dish.  When it comes to vegetables, I appreciate simplicity. It’s not that more complex dishes aren’t fun, but for everyday, simple is best. When the weather gets cooler outside, I like to make oven roasted vegetables because it’s easy, and roasting lends itself well to most in-season winter veggies. It’s fun to change things…

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Ranch Hasselback Potato Casserole

Crispy edges, a creamy center, cheese, and Ranch dressing - this Ranch Hasselback Potato Casserole is a fabulous side dish for potato lovers! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Somewhere between potatoes au gratin and the Hasselback potato, this ranch Hasselback potato casserole is a tasty side dish with everything you love about both dishes. Crispy potato edges and a creamy, cheesy sauce. The NYT Food section sends me on “I must make this!” cooking tangents more often than I should admit. Like last year, when they posted a recipe for a Cheesy Hasselback Potato Casserole and, after I…

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Bacon Brie Mashed Potatoes

Bacon Brie Mashed Potatoes - Creamy, indulgent, totally loaded mashed potatoes. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Bacon Brie mashed potatoes have all the flavors of a gourmet loaded baked potato with the ease of mashed potatoes! These are, without a doubt, the most indulgent mashed potatoes I have ever served. From time to time, I make cheesy mashed potatoes, or add a bit of bacon, but this recipe felt like a Facebook cooking video come to life. You know, those over-the-top dishes that everyone wants to…

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Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato Fries

With less fat than a fried potato, these baked chipotle sweet potato fries pack a kick and make a delicious side dish or snack! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

With less fat than a fried potato, these baked chipotle sweet potato fries pack a kick and make a delicious side dish or snack! 9 times out of 10, if you ask me to choose between French fries and dessert, I’ll pick fries. Surprise! I like baking sweets more than eating them, and my true weakness is the salty food. Especially fried, salty, starches. Nevertheless, I totally understand that fried…

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Mid-Atlantic Seafood Stuffing (Dressing)

Who says Thanksgiving dinner can't have a coastal touch? This flavorful seafood stuffing is loaded with crab and shrimp but pairs beautifully with turkey. A "must save" for Thanksgiving! * Mid-Atlantic Seafood Stuffing (Dressing) recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

With a bit of crab and shrimp in each bite, this Mid-Atlantic seafood stuffing (dressing) is a delicious way to bring coastal flavors to the holiday table, or just a great dish to enjoy anytime!   I joke that food bloggers think three months in advance for holidays, and normally I wouldn’t be posting the Thanksgiving stuffing recipes in the middle of the summer, but I couldn’t resist. Also, I’m…

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Southern Style Potato Salad

Southern Style Potato Salad - A summer picnic classic, this easy salad is loaded with flavor and always one of the most popular dishes at any meal! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A classic at picnics and barbecues, this Southen style potato salad recipe is a simple dish, easily customized, and great to feed a crowd!  Fourth of July weekend was definitely all about potato salad at our house. My baby sister and dad were both in town visiting, and they are the family potato salad lovers, so I decided to make versions for each of them! My dad absolutely love the…

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