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Tag: side dish

Congealed Salad, Lime Or Cherry Flavored

Congealed Salad, Lime Or Cherry Flavored

The tropical burst of pineapple infuses this creamy, crunchy congealed salad. Besides pineapple, it has chunks of cream cheese, pecans, and crunchy bits of celery. My MawMaw served it every holiday and back then it was “the trendy dish” that everyone was preparing. Now its the one I’m re-introducing to my family.

Pea Salad, The Forgotten Side Dish

Pea Salad, The Forgotten Side Dish

The Pea Salad is a southern classic known for its simple no-fuss preparation that sometimes gets overlooked. This recipe has a light creamy dressing tossed with crispy peas,  fresh mushrooms, bacon, and pepper-jack cheese making the Pea Salad worth reconsidering.

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux

  Summer is corn picking time and I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the bounty more than in a Corn Maque Choux, that’s pronounced “mock-shoe”.