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Simply put- I am another woman with pent up inspiration, ideas, and love that need to be shared with the world. I am a former Dental Hygienist, elite Yelper, self-taught cook, turned founder and editor of Delicious Side Dishes and it’s sister site Razzle Dazzle Life!

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Gumbo Greens

Green gumbo, also known as gumbo z’herbes, is a mouthwatering combination of fork-tender greens and hearty gumbo. Add andouille sausage, shrimp, and your choice of turkey or ham hocks to a roux to make the ultimate soul food side dish.

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The Perfect Side Dishes for your Easter Celebration

Delight your family and friends with these scrumptious Easter side dishes. Featuring seasonal ingredients and flavors that perfectly complement your holiday meal.

Amazing Mother’s Day Side Dishes

Delight mom with these delicious and easy-to-prepare Mother’s Day side dishes that perfectly compliment any main course. Making her special day even more memorable and enjoyable.

The Best Side Dishes for 4th of July

Get crowd-pleasing 4th of July side dish ideas for your next gathering. From delicious salads to flavorful grilled veggies.

Perfect sides to compliment your summer BBQ and celebrate America’s independence.

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A self made home cook that loves to share super simple and affordable recipes! My goal is to provide you with the foundation you need to cook for yourself and your family, and make lasting memories in the kitchen for years to come! Read more…

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