All posts in: Sides

Mushroom Risotto

**This post originally ran last year, but I made the Mushroom Risotto again today, and it was just as lovely as I remembered it, so I wanted to re-post it.  And as a sidenote, this… Read more »

September 30, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides

Bacon and Cheese Quiche

Quiche is one of those meals you can throw together with anything you have lying around.   That night you forgot to plan dinner? Quiche! That Sunday night when you just can’t get off the… Read more »

September 9, 2014 | Breakfast, Main Dishes, Sides, Soup and Salad

Peach and Strawberry Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Summer is winding down, but the store is still packed with good strawberries and peaches.  I paired this salad with grilled pork tenderloin and a little rice.  A salad is always great as a quick… Read more »

September 2, 2014 | Sides, Soup and Salad

Honey Buttermilk Cornbread

Disclaimer: I’m not here to get into an argument.  So please forgive me, proper Southern ladies, for baking a sweet cornbread.  And I didn’t use a cast iron skillet.  Just look away.      … Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Sides

Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

To me, purple hull peas are as southern as sweet tea. You can’t live in the south and not eat these gems in the summer.  And right now is purple hull pea season!  If you… Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides, Slow Cooker

Oven Roasted Pesto Potatoes

Last year, I lost all my basil plants to the drought (and not watering them, ahem…), but this year, they are going crazy! Which makes me extremely happy because I love making fresh pesto in… Read more »

August 12, 2014 | Sides

Meyer Lemon and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Our family recently took a vacation to Los Angeles, and while we were there, we discovered Meyer lemons.  If you are from Southern California, these might not be news to you.  But here in Arkansas,… Read more »

April 29, 2014 | Sides

Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Let’s talk for a moment about spaghetti squash, shall we?  It does, in fact, look like spaghetti when it’s cooked.  But no one in my house was fooled into thinking it was pasta.   In… Read more »

April 6, 2014 | Sides

Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa

This Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa is inspired by my favorite fish tacos we had in San Diego last summer.  I think I dream about them sometimes, but if you’re like me, you’re trying… Read more »

January 12, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides

Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Smooth, creamy mashed potatoes are so 1974, aren’t they?  I mean, who has the energy to peel potatoes?? I surely don’t.  Call them “smashed” and you can get away with chunky, unpeeled potatoes. I, personally,… Read more »

November 21, 2013 | Sides