Category Archives: Appetizers and Side Dishes

Roasted Citrus

Grapefruit took its time winning me over, but I’m pretty sure it’s here to stay. Who knows why it took 23 years…I just never particularly liked grapefruit. Its tartness was off-putting to my sweet tooth. So it only made sense … Continue reading

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Lemony Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I don’t remember ever eating brussels sprouts at home as a kid. Though I had my share of fits over being forced to eat spinach and broccoli, these little green sprouts were a mystery. So when I tried “sprouts” at … Continue reading

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Najma’s Blackberry Kale Salad

One of the coolest things about 2013 is that I have been blessed with awesome coworkers. Of course everyone has all the virtues of a good coworker-friendly, punctual, and hardworking- but another perk is that we have a ton in … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash Risotto

Can you blame me for being in a fall food frenzy this month? With Thanksgiving around the corner, there are endless options for holiday recipes with flavors of cranberry, squash, and maybe a sprinkle of sage. This butternut squash risotto … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Sweet Potatoes

I’m sure it surprises no one that I’m a bacon fiend. From waking up to the smell of bacon on childhood Sunday mornings to curing my own earlier this year, I can’t get enough. Speaking of which, have you seen … Continue reading

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