Acorn Squash with Sesame Soy Sauce

Sweet, sunshine-y acorn squash is spiced up with a sweet and sassy sesame tahini sauce in this delicious side dish recipe. My deep love for squash has me searching high and low for unique recipes, this is one that I didn’t have to think twice about trying. Acorn squash is roasted to bring out the… 

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Sour Cream Poppy Seed Milk-Braised Cabbage

Here is further proof of my love for cabbage! Thinly-sliced green cabbage slowly simmered in milk until tender and soft is tossed in a super creamy sauce made of sour cream, poppy seeds, Dijon mustard, thyme and Parmesan cheese. Tangy, salty and melt-in-your mouth delicious!I’m convinced cooking cabbage in milk (or cream) brings out its… 

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Roasted Lemon Garlic Ginger Carrots

Roasting carrots caramelizes their sugars so they take on a resemblance to sweet potatoes or butternut squash. The distinct, sharp flavor carrots are known for turns into something altogether different. Mild and sweet, but not overly so, they retain a savory side capable of converting any carrot hater. When you add the brightness of fresh… 

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Stuffing

Sausage and Sweet Potato Stuffing

My Mom’s sausage stuffing is renowned. It used to be a once a year happening (Thanksgiving) that I would start dreaming about the moment the last scrap of leftovers were eaten. Once a year wasn’t nearly often enough to satisfy me. Only lately Momma Spice has been making stuffing more often. And experimenting. A lot.

Italian-style Green Bean Casserole

Italian Green Bean Casserole #recipe

My family has never embraced the tradition of eating that infamous green bean and mushroom soup casserole that is so popular on Thanksgiving. Mushrooms are a no-no for most of us and I vowed that canned soup, in any shape or form, would never cross my lips again. Ever. So this year I took it… 

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn (Crazy Corn)

This recipe gets its inspiration from Mexican street corn. Piping hot corn on the cob is smeared with mayonnaise and dredged with Queso or Cotija cheese, fresh cilantro, chile powder, lime and plenty of salt and pepper. It sounds unusual if you’ve never had it before, but it’s not. The mayonnaise melts right into the… 

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