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Sweet Potatoes with Basil Pesto and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

03.30.2012 · Posted in Side Dishes

This is my recipe for the 2012 NC Sweet Potato “No More ‘Mallows” Blogger Recipe Contest! Every year I try to create a sweet potato recipe that will WOW my friends and the NC Sweet Potato Commission. This could be it! It all started with picking basil for pesto this morning ...

Arepas – Latin Cornmeal Pockets

01.05.2012 · Posted in Appetizers, Breads, Side Dishes

Arepa flour, Instant Precooked Cornmeal, is available in Latin and Caribbean markets. P.A.N. and Goya are two common brands. If you can't find Instant Cornmeal, look for Instant Polenta in the Italian isle of major supermarkets. The traditional recipe is instant cornmeal, salt and boiling water, fried on a dry griddle ...

Roasted Chicken with Tuscan Sauce, Fried Polenta and Balsamic Peppers

10.03.2011 · Posted in Main Dishes, Side Dishes

Remove the skin of the chicken if you must and top it with a quick Tuscan sauce and shaved Parmesan. Polenta triangles sauteed in butter and garlic provide the starch and sauteed aje dulces chiles (or bell peppers) with a drizzle of Balsamic vinegar lend a bit of crunch. ...