Side Dishes Recipes
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Side Dishes Recipes
Grandmother's Kitchen Tips 1. These will also freeze well in a ziploc bag and hold their flavor quite well. We suggest freezing in portion cuts and sizes you know will work best for your future recipe ideas. 2. This is an easy method to oven roast your peppers. They can be used in many recipes. We used to garnish the Simple Tomato Mushroom Sauce Recipethat was served with the Roasted Spaghetti Squash Recipe. 3. Roasted peppers are even good on bread as part of a dip or spread.
Grandmother's Tips on interesting things learned about other mushrooms(2): 1. Mushrooms are more closely related in DNA to humans than to plants. 2. The mycelium (root looking part of the mushroom) in some kinds of mushrooms can use toxic substances such as oil and e coli bacteria as a food source. 3. In the Amazon rainforest, there is a kind of mushroom that can release spores that trigger rain. 4. 80% plants have a symbiotic relationship with some variety of mushroom.
Grandmother's Kitchen Tips: 1. Use fresh herbs in your kitchen as much as possible. It is not only fragrant to have fresh herbs at your fingertips, it also adds color, flavor, minerals and vitamins to your diet. 2. For a small balcony or window garden, we suggest you purchase herbs that are already growing in the 4-inch pots. Seeds take a long time to germinate and it is often discouraging waiting for the seeds to turn into something that is big enough to enjoy.
Grandmother's TIPS for Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe: 1. Choose a starchy Russet or Idaho potatoes for a nice fluffy creamy finished mashed potato recipe. 2. For a perfectly pure looking finished recipe, garnish with white pepper rather than black pepper. We like the black pepper flakes, but it's just another way of doing it, and white pepper is a great addition to your pantry. 3. Use UNSALTED butter so that you can then be in control of the saltiness of the final product.
Grandmother’s TIPS for Garlic Mashed Potato Recipe: 1. For the fluffiest results for mashed potatoes - look for a high starch potatoes like Yukon gold or russet. 2. Potatoes are thin skinned, so when possible choose organic potatoes. They are surprisingly on the high pesticide list for produce. 3. When storing your foods, you can use abeego - the reusable beeswax food wrap that breaths. You can use it over and over and wash it in warm soapy water along with your dishes.
Grandmother's TIPS for Old Bay Seasoning Recipe: 1. We did not have bay leaf powder, but we did have bay leaves so we ground them until they were a fine powder and used them in the recipe. 2. Label with a cute sticker and put into a nice small jar. This makes for a great holiday or housewarming food gift. A jar of this homemade seasoning could also be a great gift for someone who loves to cook.
Grandmother’s TIPS for How to Bake Sweet Potatoes: 1. Wrapping in tinfoil evens out the baking of the sweet potato, but is not needed if you want to avoid using tinfoil. 2. When you pierce the sweet potato, remember that bits of the juicy sugars will spill out the holes and so you will definitely want a pan, tinfoil or parchment paper below so that you have an easier clean up in your oven. 3. The skin is edible, just like with a regular potato so if you like the flavor of it, you can eat it.
Grandmother’s TIPs for Creamy Cheese Sauce Recipe: 1. Using non-dairy milks and vegan cheeses will change the flavor a little bit from what you might be used to with a cheese sauce, so if you are really unsure about non-dairy cheese than try cutting the recipe in half. 2. Use this sauce on steamed veggies, cooked pasta, or as a yummy dip for sourdough bread! 3. The sauce flavor will change according to what cheese choices you make. The sauce is perfect with any pasta dish.