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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 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.

The Perfect Side Dishes for your Labor Day Celebration

Get inspiration for the perfect side dish to accompany your Labor Day Cookout. From potato side dishes, to flavorful vegetables to go alongside your grilled meats. Find a side dish that is sure to please any palate!

Amazing Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving side dishes to delight your guests with. Mouthwatering sides that include classic favorites, and innovative twists. You will find the perfect side to complement your turkey feast.

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I’m Tamara

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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