Side Dishes

Persimmon Cranberry Sauce

Persimmon Cranberry Sauce

Like many of us, I grew up with canned cranberry sauce on the table at every Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. I just thought that cranberry sauce was supposed to be in the shape of a can, standing up on a…

Apple Persimmon Waldorf Salad

Apple Persimmon Waldorf Salad

This Waldorf salad has the colors of Summer, but all of these fruits are readily available during the Fall and Winter months. My family loves persimmons, so I’ve been using them in a variety of ways. They add flavor, color…

Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumber Dill Salad

When I was a kids, I did not like store bought cucumbers with their seeds and hard, waxy skin. Then I discovered that not all cucumbers are like this. I used Persian cucumbers for this recipe, but it can also…

Cranberry Kale Salad

Cranberry Kale Salad

When I was a kid, we thought of Kale as a garnish that wasn’t meant to be eaten. Now we know that it can be delicious and it’s packed full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and other nutrients. The Cranberry…