Tag: side dish

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 delicious food. One thing I miss about Chicagoland is bagels.  Real bagels. That is chewy on the […]

 

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 and Cinnamon Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad is a dish that I can always get my kids to eat!   This Apple Cider- Cinnamon broccoli salad is made with all things autumn!  Candied pecans, salted pepitas, sharp cheddar cheese, sweet, crunchy apples, dried cranberries, and a sweet dressing made with apple cider and cinnamon!  This is […]

 

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 love crunchy slaw on […]

 

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 […]

 

Taco Cauliflower Chowder

In November, I made this amazing Butternut Squash Chowder, where butternut squash puree was the base of the soup.   I thought it would also be fun to make a chowder using roasted cauliflower as the base.   I just happened to have lots of ” Taco flavors around, so […]