Category Archives: Side Dishes

Fiesta Pumpkin Dip

Make Favorite I’m in Fall cooking mode!  As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve been preparing dishes that contain pumpkin, sweet potatoes and other Fall ingredients. So, while I’m on a ‘dip’ roll, I’m going to go ahead and … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

Make Favorite For me, life without friends to hang out with, eat together, share life events and life changes is like girls without chocolate.  There is nothing like having folks over that you have common interests with, sharing a home … Continue reading

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How to bake a potato

Make Favorite I love a good baked potato.  Now, load it up with toppings and I’ll eat that any day of the week!  Whether it be butter, sour cream, salt and pepper or pile on some sauteed onions and peppers … Continue reading

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Lettuce Wrap

Make Favorite We are up to dish number four in my Asian Series! Are you tired of Asian food yet? I promise to break away and post a great sweet something this week as an extra in between the savory … Continue reading

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Lime Pickles

Make Favorite Making pickles is just not my thing.  The closest I’ve come is Canning Jalapeno Peppers because we eat them in and on so many things and I grow them every year.  So I have to preserve them somehow … Continue reading

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Oven Baked Rice Pilaf

Make Favorite Rice is an easy go-to in my house because I use a rice maker.  Basically you throw the rice plus the liquid in the bowl of the cooker and place it over a reservoir of water, set the … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Make Favorite Brussels Sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables.  I love them steamed and then slathered with brown butter, salt and pepper as well as roasting them in the oven until they are a nice crispy brown color.  DELICIOUS!  … Continue reading

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Make Favorite Ever wonder how long to cook eggs in the shell to get the perfect hard boiled egg without the green ring?  How long are they good in the fridge?  Does it matter if they’re still in the shell … Continue reading

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Pesto Radiatori

Make Favorite I’ve been doing a series on basil.  It has come time to harvest my massive basil invasion.  I’ve even given bunches of it away just so it doesn’t go to waste.  I’ve done Basil Pesto, Freezing Basil Pesto, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Cranberry Carrots

Make Favorite As much as I love basic buttered sauteed carrots, I think I have found a new love of carrots. These sweet succulent carrots are just divine! I was doing a birthday dinner for a friend of ours and … Continue reading

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