Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles

Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles | A Couple Cooks

It’s pickling season! If you love pickles but don’t want to worry about hard-core canning, this recipe’s for you. These …

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Salad Bar

Salad Bar

Not everyone loves vegetables, but most people can get behind a good salad bar. We love the concept of salad …

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Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Loaded Sweet Potato Bites

Are you into football? (American style, that is?) With the big Game Day just a few days away, we figured …

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Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dip

Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dip

In a culture of fast food, quick and empty calories, and mind-twisting marketing, it’s sometimes hard to decipher what’s true, …

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Roasted Cauliflower Risotto

Roasted Cauliflower Risotto

  We’ve seen some beautiful colored cauliflower at our farmer’s market this year — purple and bright orange!  I was …

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Spiced Roasted Cauliflower


In the days before we started cooking, I didn’t pay much attention to cauliflower. It was one of those throw-away …

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Roasted Cauliflower with Apple and Dill


Roasting is one of our favorite ways to enjoy vegetables. Not only is it a fairly simple technique, but it …

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Roasted Harvest Vegetables with Quinoa


The harvest produce in the Indiana markets has us in the mood for autumn cooking, even if the weather hasn’t …

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Simple Grilled Paella


Paella is one of our most special meals. I instantly fell in love with this traditional Spanish dish while studying …

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Roasted Cauliflower


Cauliflower is one of my favorite veggies to roast. We’ve had it with sage, with curry powder, with paprika – …

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Marinated Cauliflower Salad

Marinated Cauliflower Salad

Where some people might get excited about recipes for cookies or pies, I get excited about things like cauliflower. Odd, …

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