Sides

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower are the lighter and easier version of the classic Mashed Potatoes. Nevermind the health benefits as we’re using butter and cream here – but probably not as much as you’d use with Potatoes. I love Mashed Potatoes but I’m always trying to make a lighter version. […]

Garlic & Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Garlic & Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

This recipe for Dairy Free Garlic & Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Chicken Stock sets out to prove tons of butter and milk aren’t mandatory for fluffy, delicious mashed potatoes. We can do this by over cooking the potatoes in chicken stock, letting them dry out before ricing them, then […]

Quickles

Yes! QUICKLES are a thing! Quickles are quick pickled cucumbers that are ready to eat in about an hour. Or wait 24-48 hours if you can. One of these days I’ll get around to making proper jarred pickles. I’m all about allowing time for ingredients to do their magic to […]

Grilled Pineapple Thai Salsa

Polynesian Grilled Pineapple Salsa

This Polynesian inspired Grilled Pineapple Salsa is a great side to serve with Chicken, Steak, Pork, or Fish. I’ve got some kitchen tips for cutting this Pineapple so I’m subtitling this ‘How to Cut a Pineapple‘. Once you’ve carved, sliced, and cored your pineapple, you can brush it with the […]

Roasted Long Hots in Garlic Oil

Roasted Long Hots in Garlic Oil

Roasted Long Hot Peppers are one of the best sandwich toppings EVER. If you like a bit of spice on your sandwich, nothing can beat ’em. Nothing except; Roasted Long Hot Peppers shallow fried with Garlic in Olive Oil. Not only are the peppers super tender and extra tasty, you also […]

Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

Save this Sausage and Cornbread stuffing with Sage and Pomegranate Seeds for all your fall and winter feasts! Every Thanksgiving and Winter feast deserves a side stuffing or dressing to feed the masses. Something to fill you up and sop up any gravy or cooking juices left pooling on your […]

Cranberry Sauce

Orange Maple Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Save this Orange Maple Bourbon Cranberry Sauce recipe for Thanksgiving Dinner! It’s fast, easy and a refreshing take on the boring red jelly taking up room on your dinner table. Sure, you could keep doing the traditional canned stuff because it involves zero work and that’s what you’ve been doing […]

Dinner Rolls

Chewy Dinner Rolls

These simple Chewy Dinner Rolls are perfect little bread bombs for sopping up Thanksgiving Gravy. Instead of milk and eggs, potato flakes are used to give them a light fluffy interior. I like them best when their warmed for a moment in the oven and spread with a nice pat […]

Butter Couscous

Butter Couscous

Butter Couscous is a light and buttery side dish to serve with any rich meaty stews. Or lots of vegetables! I served this along a Lamb Tagine.

Ham Swiss Rye Potato Salad

Ham and Swiss on Rye Potato Salad

This unique take on potato salad gives you all the great Ham and Swiss on Rye flavors to serve along side any dish. This would be awesome with pot roast, hamburgers, a whole roast chicken, or pork chops!

Ham and Cheese Scones

Ham and Cheese Scones

This Easter, mom asked that I make some ham and cheese scones for the family dinner. Sure thing moms! Now, how the heck do you make ham and cheese sconces?