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Carrot Patties

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These delightful carrot patties can be served either as a main dish or side. They are always a favorite. Ingredients 1 pound carrots, grated 1 clove garlic, minced 4 eggs ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup bread crumbs or matzo meal ½ teaspoon salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the grated carrots, garlic, eggs, flour, bread crumbs, salt […]

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Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

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Cook sliced potatoes in an air fryer for a quick, delicious side dish. Hasselback potatoes were created at the Hotel Hasselbacken in Stockholm, Sweden, in the 1940s, and they’re still a popular dish today. Not only are they delicious and easy to make with a lovely presentation, but they also take half the time to […]

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Mahi Mahi Ceviche

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This mahi mahi ceviche requires a little bit of knife work, but when you consider the seasonal advantage of not using the stove, and just how tasty this really is, I think it’s all worthwhile. You can also use shrimp, scallops, swordfish, and snapper. Ingredients ¾ pound mahi mahi fillets, diced, or more to taste ⅓ cup lime juice […]

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Layered Seafood Dip

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A friend sent me this recipe! A creamy base is layered with cocktail sauce, veggies, seafood and cheese. It’s a total crowd pleaser and will be a hit at any gathering. Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 cup cocktail sauce ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 3 green onions, chopped 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cup cooked crabmeat […]

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Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

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Sweet and tart balsamic vinegar pairs well with the bitterness of Brussels sprouts; the bacon adds a smokey flavor. After 10 minutes, there’s still some bite to the sprouts; add a few more minutes for a softer texture, if desired. Ingredients 1 teaspoon avocado oil ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 10 ounces Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar […]

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Air Fryer Baked Potatoes

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A baked potato in the air fryer comes out beautifully crusty on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside, just what a great baked potato should be! Serve them with your favorite toppings, like sour cream, butter, or chives. Ingredients 2 large russet potatoes, scrubbed 1 tablespoon peanut oil ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt Directions Preheat an air fryer […]

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Rosemary Potato Wedges for the Air Fryer

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Try these rosemary potato wedges in your air fryer. They are quicker and just as tasty as roasting them in your oven, and you don’t need to heat up the whole house to do them! I used the recipe for papa’s seasoning salt from this site. Serve with your favorite aioli or dipping sauce. Ingredients […]

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Mediterranean Zucchini Boats

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Tender zucchinis stuffed with Mediterranean goodness make a great side dish and are a pleaser at every party. Ingredients 6 medium zucchini ¼ medium onion, chopped ⅛ cup green olives, diced ⅛ cup crumbled feta cheese 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons pine nuts ½ cup grated Asiago cheese, divided 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano Directions Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the […]

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Italian Grilled Eggplant with Basil and Parsley (Melanzane Grigliate al Basilico e Prezzemolo)

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This side dish (or “contorno” if you want to use the Italian word) couldn’t be easier! We make this often during the summer when we have an abundance of basil and parsley growing in our garden. Works well with zucchini, too. Ingredients 1 eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chopped […]

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Air-Fried Cauliflower with Almonds and Parmesan

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This garlicky cauliflower side dish gets a deliciously crispy coating of almonds, Parmesan, and thyme as it cooks in the air fryer. Ingredients 3 cups cauliflower florets 3 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided 1 clove garlic, minced ⅓ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese ¼ cup chopped almonds ¼ cup panko bread crumbs ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed Directions Place cauliflower florets, 2 teaspoons oil, and garlic in a medium bowl; […]