Salads & Sides

Oven Roasted Broccoli

  Broccoli has always been that veggie that you either love or hate. For me, roasting it in the oven brings out the flavors better than zapping or boiling it. It just might become one of your favorite side dishes too.  


Beer Bread

  Baking yourself a fresh loaf of bread doesn't get any easier than this. Spread a little butter on a slice while it's still warm and you have just found Beer Bread nervana.  


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.