Classic Potato Salad

This is potato salad recipe number three here and that fact that it is the third is fitting. I had to make this three times before I was able to finally get pictures for the blog. The first time I … [Read more...]

Butter Garlic Green Beans

Fresh green beans were on sale recently and I was looking for something other than the usual cook in the slow cooker with bacon and potatoes way I make them. Everyone in my family raved about these … [Read more...]

Scalloped Potatoes

This is one of my favorite side dishes and for good reason- tender potato slices in a creamy sauce and an occasional cheesy crust. While the homemade version does take a bit more work than a box … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Since I have all of our usual side dishes posted I decided to point you in their fabulous direction. “Traditional” Dressing It’s the recipe for my chicken and dressing but you can leave the … [Read more...]

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Topped Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes do take a tiny bit more work than your usual spuds. The wonderful thing is the caramelized onions can be made the day before. Believe me they are worth the extra … [Read more...]

Basic Baked Brown Rice

I don’t have much luck cooking brown rice on top of the stove. Even when I follow the package directions exactly it is still crunchy. Instead of writing off making brown rice I decided to try baking … [Read more...]

Tangy Green Beans with Bacon

I first made these at Easter. I had seen Christy’s version on Southern Plate when she posted them two years ago and it took me that long to work up the courage to try them. I personally dislike the … [Read more...]