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Braised Cabbage and Potatoes

Braised Cabbage and Potatoes

Braised cabbage and potatoes, with bacon, onion and chiles.  Easy and delicious stove top fried cabbage and potatoes recipe. I love cabbage yet I hardly ever make it.  Sort of a lowly vegetable I just forget about.  Maybe if I’m making a cole slaw in the summer, or definitely on St. Patrick’s Day.  But otherwise, …

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Honey Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Honey Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots ~ baby carrots cooked on the stovetop in butter, honey and brown sugar until tender and glazed, finished off with a sprinkling of fresh thyme. Just in time for Thanksgiving, these Honey Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots have to be the easiest side dish I’ve ever made for a holiday.  Truth be told, …

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Mary’s German Potato Salad

German potato salad like my mother-in-law made, with bacon, hardboiled egg and a warm dressing made with pickle juice. I didn’t know my mother-in-law but from what I hear I really missed out.  My sister-in-law, Paula, has called her a saint on more than one occasion.  My husband says she was always happy and had …

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Calico ground beef beans in serving dish.

Calico Beans

Calico beans are a perfect side dish for hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ’s and potlucks, revved up baked beans with ground beef and bacon, brown sugar and three kinds of canned beans.

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Cheesy potatoes on spatula above casserole.

Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy Potatoes hash brown casserole, a Midwest favorite for the holidays or a crowd ~ easy, cheesy and topped with corn flakes. Ah, the holidays.  Almost Thanksgiving.  Do you have dishes you have to make?  Absolutely must have at (insert your holiday here)?  All holidays, and I mean all, must have “cheesy potatoes” on the table.  Except Christmas Day, …

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