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  • VIDALIA ONIONS FOR PICKLED VIDALIA ONIONS

    My Favorite Vidalia Onion Recipes

    Vidalia onions are so mild and sweet you can peel them and eat them just like an apple.  But why not go a step further and make some of my favorite…

  • Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you'll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion refrigerator pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you’ll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!…

  • Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip ~ a lightened up version of the classic French Onion Soup Dip

    Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip

    Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip ~ this deliciously addictive dip is an update of the classic onion soup mix dip that we all grew up eating.   I lightened it up and added…

  • Brat with Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw --- yum!

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw is an utterly simple, utterly brilliant side for your next picnic, barbecue, or potluck  — the famously mellow onions are sliced paper thin and tossed with a…

  • Vidalia Onion Srings with Horseradish Sauce 2

    Vidalia Onion Strings with Horseradish Aioli

    Vidalia Onion Strings with Horseradish Aioli might just be the world’s most perfect appetizer, these thin sweet onions rings are fried to perfection in minutes! Onion strings are such fun.  They’re…

  • Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

    Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip is an easy hot appetizer that will have everybody begging for the recipe!  It’s perfect for game nights, holiday entertaining, or just a romantic night in.…

  • Vidalia Onion and Ham Quiche

    Vidalia Onion and Ham Quiche ~ Vidalias are famous for being so mild  they can be eaten raw, like an apple, but they’re wonderful cooked as well ~ any sweet onion…

  • Making a chopped chef salad in a wooden salad bowl

    Chopped Chef Salad with Creamy Sweet Onion Dressing

    Chopped Chef Salad with Creamy Sweet Onion Dressing ~  the chef salad is an American institution, and probably the original main course salad.  But this epic loaded salad gets even better…

  • Hot quest dip

    15 Excuses to Have Hot Cheesy Dip for Dinner

    15 Excuses to Have Hot Cheesy Dip for Dinner (as if you needed one) ~ a collection of hearty hot appetizers that can stand in for dinner at a moment’s notice.…

  • A round platter ofRainbow Crudités with Fire Feta

    Rainbow Crudités with Fire Feta

    Rainbow Crudités with Fire Feta ~ an oasis of freshness and crunch in a season full of comfort foods and holiday treats, people will flock to this colorful healthy appetizer!…

  • making quick rainbow giardiniera vegetable pickle

    Quick Rainbow Giardiniera (small batch)

    My Quick Rainbow Giardiniera is a colorful riff on the classic Italian relish ~ my vibrant version makes use of some of the more unique veggies in the produce aisle.  Enjoy…

  • Brat with Sweet Vidalia Onion Slaw --- yum!

    5 Slaws You Need in Your Life

    5 Slaws You Need in Your Life ~ this weekend marks the unofficial start of slaw season, so celebrate with some of my favorites.   These crunchy shredded salads are packed…

  • Quick Pickled Rainbow Carrots

    Quick Pickled Rainbow Carrots ~ these refrigerator pickles, or ‘quickles’, are ready in 24 hours ~ they make a colorful side dish, they perk up salads, and make the healthiest, crunchiest…

  • Fresh Asparagus Blender Soup

    I make this Fresh Asparagus Soup so easily in the blender.  There’s no long cooking involved so this healthy soup stays bright and flavorful (all the vitamins remain right in the…

  • Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce

    Eggs Benedict Quiche with Hollandaise Sauce ~ this brilliant hack lets you enjoy your favorite luxury breakfast in easy sliceable form ~  complete with little chunks of Canadian bacon and a…

  • 15 recipes that’ll make you a Game Day hero!

    What’s the score?  Doesn’t matter ~ everybody’s a winner with these 15 Game Day Recipes.  From chips and dips to meatballs and more, I’ve got all your bases covered for a…

  • New England Style Shrimp Roll with chips

    New England Style Shrimp Rolls

    New England Style Shrimp Rolls ~ this is the stuff foodie memories are made of…jumbo chunks of wild caught shrimp simply tossed with mayo and lemon and then stuffed into a…

  • Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ your pickles are ready in the time it takes you to slice your peppers, and you're going to want to load up on these, because jalapeños make everything better!

    Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ easy recipe!

    Quick Pickled Jalapeños ~ your pickles are ready in the time it takes you to slice your peppers, and you’re going to want to load up on these, because jalapeños make…

  • Guacamole Bruschetta Bar

    Admit it, you’ve always wanted to eat avocado toast for dinner, and this fresh and easy Guacamole Bruschetta Bar is the way to do it!…

  • Low Country Shrimp Boil ~ this iconic Southern feast is the ultimate one pot meal ~ Vidalia onions, potatoes, corn, Andouille sausage, and shrimp get layered into a large stock pot with Cajun spices ~ just add friends and lots of ice cold beer!

    Low Country Shrimp Boil

    Low Country Shrimp Boil ~ this iconic Southern feast is the ultimate one pot meal ~ Vidalia onions, potatoes, corn, Andouille sausage, and shrimp  get layered into a large stock pot…

  • Red Cabbage and Dill Slaw

    Red Cabbage and Dill Slaw ~ this colorful coleslaw will be your go-to side dish this summer, it goes with anything and everything…I say skip the deli counter and make your…

  • Jeweled Hummus ~ a ridiculously easy appetizer for a last minute special occasion ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    50 Ways to Hack Your Hummus

    The doorbell just rang ~ and all you’ve got is a tub of hummus.  What to do?  Here are 50 ways to hack your hummus so you don’t miss a step. …

  • Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream

    Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream ~ be forewarned ~ the aroma of these crispy onion fritters sizzling on the stove will draw crowds ~ don’t save them just for…

  • Spinach Artichoke Quiche ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spinach and Artichoke Quiche

    This Spinach and Artichoke Quiche marries my favorite busy day dinner with my favorite cheesy hot dip.  It’s an easy meatless meal that proves that comfort food isn’t all about meat…

  • Couscous Almondine Salad with a spiced lemon vinaigrette is a complete departure from your everyday pasta salad! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Couscous Almondine Salad

    Couscous Almondine Salad is a completely new take on your same old pasta salad ~ this no mayo recipe is perfect for summer barbecues, potlucks, and picnics…it’s an easy side dish…

  • Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche

    My Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche might just be the perfect recipe — easy to prep, it goes from breakfast to brunch, to lunch, to dinner without blinking an eye.  Hot,…

  • Spicy Fruit Salsa is the perfect healthy accompanyment to grilled fish, meats, and chicken --- it's packed with flavor and looks so festive! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Fruit Salsa

    I consider salsa to be one of the basic food groups, you can’t beat it for explosive flavor and visual appeal… I crave new and exciting versions every season, and this…

  • Super easy cheesy beer dip

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls

    Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls is a quick and easy game night people pleaser.  I’ve used refrigerated dough to make the pretzel rolls super fast…while they bake you can whisk…

  • The Best Smokey Onion Dip

    The Best Smokey Onion Dip ~ this creamy, cheesy baked onion dip has a hint of smokey flavor which makes it stand out from the rest!…

  • Juicy tomatoes baked up in a cheesy Southern style pie

    Southern Tomato Pie with Fried Onions

    Southern Tomato Pie with Fried Onions ~ this classic tomato pie is gussied up with pretty heirloom tomatoes and crisp onion strings, who could argue with that?…

  • Sweet Vidalia Onion Strings make the perfect appetizer

    Easy Onion Strings

    Easy Onion Strings are flash fried ultra thin slices of onion and they are dangerously easy to make!  Serve them up as an easy appetizer or side for all your burgers…

  • top ten posts of 2014

    The Top 10 Posts in 2014

    2014 was a fantastic year here at TVFGI.  We’ve shared so many great meals together and I’ve loved getting to know you a little better on facebook, and through your comments. …

  • The All Stars of 2014

    I really love doing these posts every December. For most of the year I’m glued to my statistics, busy worrying about which post is doing well, what’s flopping, and what, if…

  • macadamia crusted Maui onion rings | The View from Great Island 2

    Macadamia Crusted Maui Onion Rings (Baked not Fried)

    Macadamia Crusted Maui Onion Rings (Baked not Fried) is a healthier and more flavorful version of everybody’s favorite appetizer! Here’s my thinking on these…if you’re going to forgo the deep frying…

  • A Fantasy Lineup of Game Day Snacks…

    A Fantasy Lineup of Game Day Snacks…I’m not a sports fan, but I like to eat like one, and there are lots of great appetizers and snacks on the blog that…

  • Delicious and Easy Red Onion Gratin

    Red Onion Gratin ~ this unusual gratin is perfect for any fall or holiday meal, the red onion bakes up soft and sweet in a cheesy sauce finished off with a…

  • Provençal Style Stuffed Onions

    Provençal Style Stuffed Onions are a wonderfully elegant and easy French inspired side dish that goes from holiday feasts to everyday meals. Onions are the workhorses of the kitchen and the…

  • Quick and Easy Pickled Red Onions

    Quick and Easy Pickled Red Onions are a simple easy refrigerator pickle project to add to your repertoire ~ they’re not only beautiful, they’re a workhorse when it comes to jazzing…

  • How to Make Homemade Mustard

    How to Make Homemade Mustard ~ my version is hot, sweet, and smokey!  This is a homemade recipe for one of the most beloved condiments…and you can customize it in endless…

  • Southern Tomato Pie with Vodka Crust

    It’s now or never with the tomato recipes, folks, we have to make hay while the sun shines…so here’s one I’ve had in the back of my mind all season.  This…

  • caramelized onion goat cheese and herb pie on a wooden surface with pie server

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie ~ this kind of French inspired tart filled with veggies and a light custard of egg, milk and cream is great for brunch, lunch,…