Sides

Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes

These Potato Croquettes are essentially breaded and deep-fried mashed potatoes; like fancy adult versions of tatter tots! Serve these as snacks with a mustard sauce or as sides with a meat and gravy dish. You can find Croquettes all around the world filled with a variety of different ingredients. Some […]

Jalapeño Mac & Cheese

Jalapeño Mac and Cheese

When regular Mac just won’t cut it – toss in some chilis! It’s time to spice up your Mac & Cheese with Jalapeños, Serranos, Fresnos, and Habaneros. I’m calling this Jalapeño Mac & Cheese because Spicy Chili Mac & Cheese might be confused for something else. If all you have […]

Orzo and Roasted Vegetables

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

This quick little side dish of Orzo with Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetables is great for any night of the week. You could even double or triple this recipe and serve it at room temp for cookouts. Heck, it’s a great main course too! This is such an easy recipe and […]

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. […]

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls – when you can’t decide between Dinner Rolls or Garlic Bread stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese. So, how was everyone’s Thanksgiving this year? Mine started out pretty good until I was ready to go to the market to get a couple ingredients for this recipe. It […]

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 […]

Avocado Corn Salsa

Avocado Corn Salsa

This Avocado Corn Salsa is a quick make-ahead salsa that’s great for tacos or dip for tortillas. This salsa is more of a guideline than a recipe. Please taste your ingredients before mixing them all together. For instance, my limes were super bitter and my corn wasn’t the freshest. To […]

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 […]

Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad

Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad

This Citrus Walnut Broccoli Salad with Orange Blossom Honey and Pickled Red Onions is so delicious and easy, I’ve already made it twice this week! This is one of those recipes I just came up with on the fly looking at the ingredients I had around the kitchen. You can […]

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.