Tag: side dish

Minted Carrots

Thank-you to Sugar In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    Carrots. Such mundane food, yet some of my very favorite things to eat are made from carrots.  My favorite gingery soup is made from carrots, my […]

 

Pressure Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

This post contains affiliate links.  Abruptly, This fall, all three of my sons started loving and gobbling up cauliflower with cheese.   Sometimes I make a cheese sauce, and sometimes I just top the steamed cauliflower with shredded cheese.  My middle son, who has never been very excited about eating will […]

 

Chimichurri Chicken Cobb Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Mazola® Corn Oil . All opinions are mine alone. #MakeItMazola #SimpleSwap #CollectiveBias I discovered Chimichurri sauce over the summer while I was vacationing in Rapids City, South Dakota. I have taken to making my own Chimichurri sauce at home. Recently, […]

 

Pressure Cooker Coconut Water Sticky Rice

This post contains affiliate links  Okay.  This was the best sticky rice I have made so far this year!  And if you’re a frequent reader of my site, then you know how much I love my sticky rice! I don’t only make sticky rice for Asian-inspired recipes, but I also love my […]

 

Strawberry Caprese Salad

2018.  The year Iowa’s spring lasted for two weeks and then had a hot summer.  Because it was snowing all through April, summer snuck up on me this year.  My kids are out of school for the summer, so let’s let the fun begin, shall we? Sometimes I go through recipe […]

 

Everything Bagel Salad

This post contains affiliate links We have some pretty amazing restaurants here in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  We have an excellent cupcake shop, yummy pizza, a few great breweries and a few higher-end restaurants with really tasty food. One thing I miss about Chicagoland, are bagels.  Real bagels. That is chewy on […]

 

Instant Pot Pineapple Ginger Sticky Rice

This post may contain affiliate links I have been an Instant Pot owner for about 18 months now, and some of my favorite things to make in it are simple things.  Like sticky rice ready in twelve minutes! I love making sticky rice in my Instant Pot and I have […]

 

Southwestern Broccoli Salad

This post may contain affiliate links  Check out my entire collection of broccoli salad recipes! Most nights my husband and I usually like to have a salad with dinner. Typically, the mixture we eat is something we throw together.  Lettuce, whatever vegetable we can find in the fridge, maybe some fruit, […]

 

Crispy Oven Potatoes with Leeks and Thyme

  Today’s post is sponsored by Simply Potatoes® #simplypotatoes Next week, I am hosting Thanksgiving for a whole bunch of my favorite people!  When I get to prepare a spread of food for people, I feel entirely in my element.   The foodie in me has been thinking about new and […]

 

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the meal […]

 

30 Amazing Mashed Potato Recipes

Mashed Potatoes was always my favorite side dish as a child.   My mom made them all the time, pretty much every time she made meatloaf or a baked chicken.   There is nothing more comforting than mashed potatoes. It is always a great time to make mashed potatoes! 1) Mashed Potatoes […]

 

Apple Cider Broccoli Salad and Pizza

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #WinWithTonysPizza Check out my entire collection of Broccoli Salad Recipes!  In August, I was catching up with an old friend, and somehow we started talking about broccoli salad. I explained to her, that […]