All posts in: Sides

Chipotle and Chili Quinoa Pilaf

This weekend I had the great opportunity to attend the Arkansas Women Bloggers Conference in Little Rock.  I got to hang out with some really cool women, learn a lot, and have fun.  One of… Read more »

September 9, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides

Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

Purple Hull Peas.  Along with okra, they scream SUMMER to me.  And the kids like them, go figure!   By the way, they are called Purple Hull because the pods are purple. So pretty.  … Read more »

August 6, 2013 | Sides

Herbed Potato and Summer Squash Torte

I’m so glad summer is almost here.  Yes, I like the warmer weather, but  what I’m really looking forward to is fresh fruits and veggies.  Our local Farmer’s Market just opened for the season and… Read more »

April 11, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Goat Cheese

If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts, try this recipe.      

March 6, 2013 | Sides

Pioneer Woman Potatoes

I’ve been wanting to make these potatoes for a long time and I finally got around to it.  Why did I wait? Ree calls them Crash Hot Potatoes, but I’ll just call them Pioneer Woman… Read more »

November 26, 2012 | Sides

Eggplant and Feta Salad

I had the pleasure of lunching with lifestyle expert extraordinaire P. Allen Smith on Friday, which happened to be my birthday!.   He was generous enough to give me his new cookbook called Seasonal Recipes from… Read more »

September 24, 2012 | Sides, Soup and Salad

Honey Cornbread Muffins

Since I’m headed to New York tomorrow for BlogHer ’12, I wanted to make something for dinner tonight that John and the kids could eat at least one more time while I’m gone.  Not that… Read more »

July 31, 2012 | Sides

Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad

I went to the farmers’ market earlier this week and I couldn’t resist the little purple potatoes.   They are so cute!  They came in a quart with baby yukon golds which made a perfect mix… Read more »

June 14, 2012 | Sides, Soup and Salad

Lemon Panko Asparagus

After the Garlic Parmesan Edamame yesterday, I got to thinking about what else I could cover in buttery breadcrumbs.  Yum.  How about asparagus?  Yes!    

May 30, 2012 | Sides

Fresh Corn with Butter and Basil

I discovered this recipe a few years ago when Kate had lost her 2 front teeth, Alex didn’t have any teeth, and fresh corn on the cob wasn’t an option for the toothless. ha!  Now,… Read more »

May 16, 2012 | Sides