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Classic Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

Classic Steakhouse Creamed Spinach is a bit decadent, but mercy is it yummy.  Grill up some amazing steaks, maybe prepare some baked potatoes, and…

Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Sherry Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Sherry Vinaigrette

Brussels sprouts have become an all-time favorite in our home.  Of course bacon has always a favorite.  So, let’s combine the two, cooked with…

Shredded Romaine and Cucumber Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Greek Salad with Yogurt Dressing

This recipe for Greek Salad with Yogurt Dressing (aka: Shredded Romaine and Cucumber Salad with Yogurt Dressing) comes from one of our favorite Boston…

Creamy curry cauliflower and Gruyère gratin

Creamy Cauliflower and Gruyère Gratin

This Creamy Cauliflower and Gruyère Gratin is truly transcendent.  It’s rich, but boy oh boy is it good.  The cauliflower mixed with homemade curry…

Sauteed white beans with garlic, sage and tomatoes

Sauteed White Beans with Garlic, Sage and Tomatoes

Sauteed white beans with garlic, sage and tomatoes is a really wonderful side dish to so many main dishes, including Mediterranean Tuna Steaks.  …

Roasted cauliflower with olives and lemon

Roasted Cauliflower with Olives and Lemon

This roasted cauliflower with olives and lemon matches the mild taste of the cauliflower against the tangy green olives and lemon zest.  This is…

Easy gourmet refried beans

Easy Gourmet Refried Beans

Don’t feel like soaking beans overnight, then cooking, and re-frying?  Well, here’s a super easy solution:  Easy Gourmet Refried Beans!  And trust me,  both…

Roasted Balsamic Potatoes

Roasted Potatoes with Balsamic and Herbs

These roasted potatoes with balsamic and herbs have been a staple at the Loon/Longwell house for many years.   I have played around with…

Classic Candied Yams

How to Make Candied Yams

How to Make Candied Yams is a fabulous segment from our Thanksgiving Episode on “How To Feed a Loon”! These are amazing!! The Loon…

Fried okra

Fried Okra

Fried okra.  Two words come to mind:  Southern.  Delicious.  I don’t know what else to say.   Fried okra is just so amazing.  And…