Salads & Sides

Smashed Potatoes

  I had some left over red and rather smallish Yukon gold potatoes, so I decided to do something a little different. Rather than just peel and boil, I made these smashed potatoes. They make a great side dish or if you bake then a little longer they will crisp […]


Pasta Frittata

  Left over pasta – no problem. Pasta Frittata is a simple and versatile way to use up that extra cooked pasta and other left overs in your fridge. Go ahead, use your imagination, have fun and create your own frittata.  


Vegetable Casserole

  Feed a few or feed a crowd, a vegetable casserole is not only pleasing to the eye but pleasing to the palate as well. Can be made with fresh or frozen vegetables for added convenience.  


Buttermilk Coleslaw

  Coleslaw or Cold Slaw…Either way it’s a great side.  So you bought some buttermilk for a cake recipe and now you have almost a quart left over.  Here’s an easy solution for a half cup or so.  Buttermilk along with mayo make a nice creamy coleslaw dressing.  And, by […]


Oven Baked Cauliflower

  Eat more cauliflower, it’s good for you! There are plenty of ways to prepare cauliflower, but as far as I’m concerned baking it brings out the best in flavor and texture.  This is a great side dish for chicken, pork, or beef.  


Zesty Red Cabbage Slaw

Colorful and refreshing side dish that’s easy to prepare. Crispy and tart is the best way to describe this red cabbage slaw.  A refreshing taste that goes well with most chicken or pork dishes from the grill.