Tag: black pepper

Sweet & Spicy Pickled Green Tomatoes

Oh my friend, let me tell you that you ain’t never had a pickled green tomatoes recipe like this one.  Well, maybe you have, but I haven’t.  I got the recipe over the phone from a farmer who said it was his grandmother’s recipe.  He said she was probably turning over in her grave because […]

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Honey Pepper Barbecue Sauce

This American barbecue sauce recipe is by request from a long time reader here on SimpleDailyRecipes.com.  It comes straight from my favorite barbecue cookbook by Steven Raichlen. (See book cover & click on image to check out Amazon reviews for yourself.) HERE GOES Make 2 cups. 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup red bell pepper 1 […]

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Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Apples

This sweet potatoes recipe comes to us from Laura C., a loyal reader of SimpleDailyRecipes.com. Laura says: “I served the sweet potatoes with slices of meatloaf (which my husband makes and is amazingly delicious) and green beans. Excellent.” Amended – from “Martha Stewart” 4 large sweet potatoes (approx. 2 lbs), pierced with the tines of […]

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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Spinach, Mushrooms and Sweet Potato

This vegetarian recipe for two is low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin K.  Just in case you were wondering. I whipped this tasty dish up last night for myself.  I was in the mood for […]

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A Manly Barbecue Sauce – It’ll Put Hair On Your Chest

Forget all about those bottles of barbecue sauces they sell us at the grocery stores.  Make a batch of your own and barbecue will never be the same.  I promise ya. Taken from one of my most trusted cookbooks, Barbecue! Bible Sauces, Rubs, And Marinades by Steven Raichlen.  This is the Sweet and Smoky Barbecue […]

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Carrot and Orange Salad

HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serve 4 friends 1 pound carrots 2 large oranges 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice pinch of sugar (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts salt and ground black pepper Peel the carrots and grate them into a large bowl.  Peel the oranges with a sharp knife and cut into […]

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Corn and Quinoa Salad with Lemony Mint Dressing

This incredibly fresh and scrumptious salad recipe comes out of the cookbook, DISHING UP MARYLAND by Lucie Snodgrass.  Each bite starts with a zippy lemon twang, which is mellowed by the hint of honey, then finishes with a mild, refreshing mint flavor.  The corn, onions and quinoa have a satisfying mouthfeel that keeps you scooping […]

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Spinach Tabouleh Salad

Spinach Tabouleh salad is what happens when I get a craving for my favorite ingredients all at the same time.  I’m a HUGE spinach eater.  Blanched, baked or fresh, I’ll eat spinach anyway, anyday.  I’m also a big fan of mushrooms.  In much the same way, I will eat them anyway they can be cooked. […]

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Simple Corn Salad Recipe

Totally simple to toss together and a great make-ahead recipe when you know you have a busy week ahead of you.  This corn salad is zesty with a tinge of sweet.  It gets better and better the longer it’s stored in the refrigerator. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 2 cups frozen sweet corn, simmered in water […]

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Traditional Coleslaw

“Coleslaw” comes from the Dutch koolsla, from kool cabbage + sla salad.  Defined as a simple salad made from sliced cabbage, but we all KNOW it’s not THAT simple, don’t we? Oh sure, slicing up the cabbage is easy.  Creating the dressing is the hard part!  Getting that balance of creamy, tangy sweetness to moisten […]

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Hummus is Yummus

Hummus recipes come in all shapes and sizes.  I whip this one up when I have hungry company sitting around the table. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 can (15 ounce) chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 to 3 tablespoons tehina (sesame seed paste) 1 small garlic clove, crushed extra virgin olive oil […]

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