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These Fried Plantains are really easy to make and are perfect for thoughts of a Caribbean summer!

Fried Plantains

These Fried Plantains remind me of living in Puerto Rico. I lived there for about three years and anytime we’d go to a local food spot, fried plantains were always on the menu. We had a plantain tree in the back of our house that I remember being able to go up and get one …

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This Sambal Hummus is a simple, but spicy take on the classic!

Sambal Hummus

I am a huge fan of hummus and this homemade Sambal Hummus is definitely my latest addiction. It’s creamy and has heat from the sambal oelek that gives it a great kick. Not spicy enough? Dip from the pool of sambal that you put in the middle to meet your spice needs. If you haven’t …

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Green Bean and Bacon Casserole

I’ve been making this Green Bean and Bacon Casserole for a few years now and I’m still excited every time I put it in the oven. It makes the whole house smell amazing with the bacon mixing with the brown sugar/soy sauce/garlic sauce. It’s super simple to throw together and is a staple on my Thanksgiving …

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Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are probably my favorite side dish to ever exist. When I was a kid, I would impatiently asked my mom, “What’s for dinner?” the second I walked in the door from school. The days she responded with mashed potatoes were the best days ever. I always grew up on super smooth mashed potatoes …

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Chipotle Pumpkin Hummus

My goal for the fall was to make something that had pumpkin in it that was savory. I feel like in the past few seasons we’ve been bombarded with all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice. It’s gone from a pumpkin pie and #PSLs to pumpkin spiced vodka or kale chips. It’s time to step out of the can …

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