Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Marinated Zucchini Salad

Have I told you how happy I am zucchini season is here? If I have, I hope you’re not sick of hearing it! It’s early in the season and surely I will be professing my adoration again. Did you know you can eat zucchini raw? Well, you can and it is delicious! In case you… 

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Grandma’s Baked Beans

Grandma's Baked Beans

Almost every barbecue has them: the pan of murky-looking baked beans that makes you recoil with your eyes glossed over. I promise, these are not them. This baked bean recipe is much-loved by all! It’s one handed down from my Grandma through my aunt and now to me.

Candied Bacon Sweet Potato Waffle Fries

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Going into the fourth week of french fry creating and testing for Alexia Foods, one would think I might be entirely tired of eating french fries by now. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. The one day I didn’t eat french fries an overwhelming craving hit me head on at 11:00 p.m. I’ve developed… 

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Alexia “Reinvent a Classic” French Fry Update: Sweet Potato “Pie” Dessert Fries

To bring you up to date, in case you missed my first post, I am creating a one-of-a-kind french fry flavor for Alexia Foods, along with 20 of my fellow bloggers. Alexia will pick the top four to go head to head in a consumer vote on Facebook.

Oven Fried Onion Rings with Chipotle Ketchup

Baked-Panko-Onion-Rings

I have a pet peeve begging to be shared. I hate biting into an onion ring where the breading pulls away from the onion, leaving me with a limp, stringy…thing. What do you do with that? Do you eat it anyways? Not in my world. In my world a poorly constructed onion ring doesn’t exist!… 

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Oven Fried Zucchini Chips with Basil Dipping Sauce

Oven Fried Zucchini Chips

To make these ‘chips’ sliced zucchini is dredged in milk and coated with a seasoned Parmesan and bread crumb mixture then oven-fried to a lovely shade of golden brown. Crunchy on the outside and creamy in the middle, they are an excellent stand-in for french fries or onion rings.

Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus

Roasted New Potatoes and Asparagus

When asparagus is roasted it’s strong, earthy flavor becomes even more intense. That’s why the mild flavor of new potatoes are the perfect counterpoint. The tender, pungent asparagus plays off their dense creaminess to create a balancing act between flavors and textures that is wildly delicious.

Curried Chickpea and Cauliflower Couscous

Curried Chickpea Couscous

Deliciously-hearty, curried, whole-grain couscous packed with all the goodness of chickpeas, cauliflower, spinach, golden raisins and almonds. I made it twice in as many days; the first I shared, the second I didn’t. I greedily ate the leftovers at all hours of the day and night. It made me deliriously happy for days on end.