Simple Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
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Simple Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Handmade mashed potatoes are traditional for Thanksgiving the same as turkey and stuffing. They are also a favorite for many retro family meals like meatloaf. They are perfect every time when made in the Instant Pot In my cooking experience, as a young wife, my mashed potatoes have gone through many transitions. Some years they…

21 Easy Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes for a Successful Dinner
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21 Easy Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes for a Successful Dinner

All of the Easy Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes you will need for a successful dinner, everything but the turkey! Thanksgiving Dinner is the hardest of the traditional holiday dinner. It is a challenge to get all the side dishes prepared, cooked, and ready at the same time the turkey comes out of the oven. The…

The Best Simple Vegetable Garden Pasta Salad
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The Best Simple Vegetable Garden Pasta Salad

A simple Garden pasta salad is a classic American tradition throughout the summer months for picnics, barbecues, potlucks, and summer graduation parties.  One of the simplest side dishes you can make for any of your summer activities.  Pasta salad is quick and easy to put together loaded with garden or farmer market vegetables and can…

The Best Easy Italian Pasta Salad: Pepperoni, Fresh Mini Mozzarella Balls
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The Best Easy Italian Pasta Salad: Pepperoni, Fresh Mini Mozzarella Balls

Make an easy Italian pasta salad side dish for any picnic or potluck, it is fast and simple to make ahead. A classic summer dish that is perfect for backyard barbecues at all your summer family parties. Make it your own with different kinds of pasta or vegetables. Leave out the meat for a vegetarian…

How To Make Simple Instant Pot Potato Salad
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How To Make Simple Instant Pot Potato Salad

How to make a simple classic potato salad in the Instant Pot.  A classic family favorite side dish made simple by using your Instant Pot. Traditional for all the summer picnic holidays. An old fashioned summer barbecue classic that will disappear as fast as you set it out.  Easy to make the morning before with…

Easy Green Bean Casserole Side Dish with French Fried Onions
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Easy Green Bean Casserole Side Dish with French Fried Onions

Green bean casserole with cream of mushroom soup topped with french fried onions is a favorite in most American homes. Not just for a holiday dinner, this creamy casserole has become a regular side dish at picnics, barbecues, and 4th of July family gatherings. Super simple to mix together, even made and assembled the night…

8 Minute Instant Pot Baby Potatoes in Butter and Parsley
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8 Minute Instant Pot Baby Potatoes in Butter and Parsley

  Making 8 minute Instant Pot baby potatoes with butter & parsley has been a favorite at the family table for years. Popular in the 50s and 60s, now you can make a fork tender fully parsley potato hands off in the instant pot. It is one of the simplest potato recipes, quick & easy…

How To Make Pearled Farro In The Instant Pot – Quick & Easy
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How To Make Pearled Farro In The Instant Pot – Quick & Easy

Making Pearled Farro in the Instant Pot takes out all of the guesswork so that you never have to worry about burning or drying out Farro when cooking.  Farro an ancient grain used by many Italian families helps to add slow digesting healthy whole grain to your family’s dinner menu. If you are interested in…