Tag: side dish

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 completely in my element.   The foodie in me has been thinking about new an […]

 

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 just 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 […]

 

30 Amazing Mashed Potato Recipes

In a few weeks, I am hosting Thanksgiving for about 25 people!  I love finding new ” Pinteresting” recipes every year!  Can I tell you a little secret?  I can actually take or leave the Thanksgiving turkey.   What I really love are the side dishes! Mashed Potatoes was always my […]

 

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 […]

 

Cilantro-Lime Southwestern Slaw

My five-year-old now eats three whole tacos on taco night!  Must be all that running around he does.  But seriously, the child is growing like a weed, and I can’t even believe how grown-up he is all of a sudden. Can someone please hand me a tissue? I really love crunchy slaw […]

 

DIY Crinkle Fries -Recipe and Video

This post contains affiliate links  Who doesn’t love good french fries?  I certainly love them every so often.   After I learned how to make really good fries at home, the ones in restaurants didn’t taste quite as good! A few years ago, I learned the secret to making really […]