Fav recipes-- side dishes
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Perhaps this post can be used for a collection of favorite Cuisine at Home recipes for everyone to use.

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I'll post a couple of my favorite recipes as an example.

  Re: Fav recipes-- side dishes by mike1220 (Perhaps this post ca...)
Tropical Couscous

(Cuisine, June 1999, Issue 15, p. 36)

Makes: 5 1/2 Cups Total Time: 45 Minutes Rating: Easy

Toast in a Dry Pan:
1/2 cup slivered almonds

Whisk Together, For the Dressing:
2 T. white vinegar
2 T. pineapple juice
1 T. vegetable oil
1 T. lime juice
1 T. Scotch bonnet, minced
1 1/2 t. salt

Saute in 1 T. Butter; Remove:
1 cup onion, finely chopped
1 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped

Saute in 1 T. Butter:
1 cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped

Deglaze with; Set Aside:
1/4 cup pineapple juice

Bring to a Boil:
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/4 t. white pepper

Combine with:
1 cup dry couscous

Stir in Before Serving:
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Toasted slivered almonds

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Toast slivered almonds over medium-high heat, in a dry pan, until golden.

Whisk together vinegar, 2 T. pineapple juice, oil, lime juice, Scotch bonnet, and salt, for the Dressing. Set aside.

Saute onion and red pepper over medium-high heat in 1 T. butter until onion is soft and golden. Remove from the pan. Add 1 T. butter to the same pan.

Saute the pineapple until it turns golden brown.

Deglaze with 1/4 cup pineapple juice, after pineapple is sauteed. Set aside.

Bring broth, pineapple juice, and white pepper to a boil.

Combine couscous in bowl with the boiling liquid. Stir and cover. Add the pepper and pineapple mixture, and dressing. Toss to combine.

Stir in cilantro and toasted almonds.

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