Category Archives: Sides

Happy Labor Day

We can’t think of a more American holiday than Labor Day. (OK, except the Fourth and St. Patty’s Day!) So we picked our favorite all-American ingredient — bourbon to celebrate. (We know the fries don’t include bourbon, but if you … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: So Long Summer

Labor Day weekend might be the symbolic end of summer, but we expect to be sweating for the next few weeks. Still we can pretend that the pool and grill will soon be covered, that leaves are ready to fall … Continue reading

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Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans

These are insanely delicious. Remember to buy seedless grapes or they will be decidedly less delicious. Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans 3 cups seedless red grapes 1 pint fresh figs scant third cup honey 1/2 cup pecan halves 1 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Tomato Time Part Two

You didn’t think we’d do just one post extolling the virtue of summer tomatoes? Here are some more of our favorites, like breaded tomatoes pictured above. Tomatoes baked with Goat Cheese and Anchovies  Roasted Tomato Macaroni and Cheese Roasted Tomato … Continue reading

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Figs with Honey, Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Figs are really starting to come in down here and one of Katherine’s coworkers brought her a batch he’d pick from his own tree. They needed to be eaten that night, but who has time for elaborate desserts after work? … Continue reading

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Caponata

This is a classic Sicilian appetizer that works well hot or cold. Serve it over polenta or with toasted bread. Caponata 1 1/2 lbs eggplant partially peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes 1 large rib celery diced fine 1 onion … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: The Summer Salad Edition

Young Wifey gave us this idea when she did a roundup on all of her favorite summer salads. Each one looked fantastic. Since we’re still in picnic and cookout season, we thought we’d share our favorite summer salads too. We … Continue reading

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