Tag Archives: chives

Low-Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

This is the second recipe I have tried from http://www.skinnytaste.com. And it’s great! I don’t feel like I am eating a “diet” salad dressing at all! This recipe makes A LOT, but that’s okay, because you are going to want … Continue reading

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Fried “Chicken” Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

I have modified this recipe a bit from the magazine version. I added bacon bits and avocado, and subbed in vegetarian chicken nuggets for fried chicken. This salad was good! The dressing is excellent! I doubled the dressing amounts so … Continue reading

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Loaded Potato Soup

This soup was really good, but it does take some time. I cooked my potatoes for at least 20 minutes and they still were a little firm. Maybe my pieces were too big. I used Morningstar Farms fake bacon strips … Continue reading

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White Cheddar & Chive Potato Soup

I did not love this soup. For some reason, the potatoes took FOREVER to cook. Maybe I didn’t cut them small enough? This soup tasted okay, but was nothing special. SIGH. rating: 6 White Cheddar & Chive Potato Soup (Cooking … Continue reading

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Creamy Caper-Herb Dressing

I got this recipe from one of the little booklets that comes with the Food Network magazine each month (each month they pick a topic (this one was salad dressings), and the booklet has 50 recipes!). It’s the first dressing … Continue reading

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Potato-Leek Soup with Chives

Again, cooking has amazed me. How can 6 ingredients (really, 5, because I left out the chives) make such a wonderful dish?? You would think this soup would have no flavor, but it was wonderful! And it’s vegan! Next time … Continue reading

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Grilled Butter Lettuce with Creamy Dressing

This recipe was good, but I think my mistake was that I washed the lettuce right before grilling it, so it never did get that char on it that I was looking for. The lettuce really shrunk down and wilted, … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn & Cheddar Souffles

Well, I can cross something off my bucket list: make a good souffle. This recipe was intimidating, but I gave it a shot, and it was great! I didn’t have enough small ramekins, so I used a small dish for … Continue reading

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Rosti Casserole with Baked Eggs

I cooked with turnips! I think this might have been the first time! And it was easy! I didn’t think this recipe would have much flavor, but it was really good. REALLY GOOD. I couldn’t wait to have the leftovers … Continue reading

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Microwave Smashed Potatoes

I tried these potatoes last week, and served them with the awesome black bean cakes. These potatoes? Not so awesome. They were very bland.  I had to keep adding stuff to perk them up, like more salt, more sour cream, … Continue reading

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