Category Archives: Side dish

Sweetie Pie Potato Ravioli With Sauce-y Roasted Red Pepper

When I started this blog, besides wanting to share some easy and mostly healthy recipes with my friends and family I thought that one of the side effects would be providing three people a look at our wacky eating habits.

Sweetie Pie Potato Ravioli With Sauce-y Roasted Red Pepper

When I started this blog, besides wanting to share some easy and mostly healthy recipes with my friends and family I thought that one of the side effects would be providing three people a look at our wacky eating habits.

Quick & Dirty Soy Sauce Steamed Baby Bok Choy

Sometimes I’m crunched for time or too tired to do anything but steam some veggies for a side dish. Yes, it’s true, I take short cuts! And truthfully, if you choose the right veggies to steam, it tastes like you’ve

Quick & Dirty Soy Sauce Steamed Baby Bok Choy

Sometimes I’m crunched for time or too tired to do anything but steam some veggies for a side dish. Yes, it’s true, I take short cuts! And truthfully, if you choose the right veggies to steam, it tastes like you’ve

Saffron-y Kale And Mushroom Rice Pilaf

While this rice is super versatile and tastes great as a backdrop for whatever else you’ve decided to grace your plate, it also shines on its own with its savory, carby goodness. I’ve been known to eat only this for

Saffron-y Kale And Mushroom Rice Pilaf

While this rice is super versatile and tastes great as a backdrop for whatever else you’ve decided to grace your plate, it also shines on its own with its savory, carby goodness. I’ve been known to eat only this for

No PhD Needed Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Caramelized Carrots

When I first starting dating the hubby, about 800 years ago ;), he abhorred Brussels sprouts with every fiber of his soul. Why? Apparently his grandma really liked them and would cook them on a weekly basis, except when I

No PhD Needed Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Caramelized Carrots

When I first starting dating the hubby, about 800 years ago ;), he abhorred Brussels sprouts with every fiber of his soul. Why? Apparently his grandma really liked them and would cook them on a weekly basis, except when I

Sweet & Savory Pear, Blue Cheese & Pancetta Bread Pudding

Well, it’s official. Fall is here with all the fanfare of torrential downpours which have been pretty much non-stop for the last 12 hours. All the thirsty vegetation seems to have perked up and the house is filled with the

Sweet & Savory Pear, Blue Cheese & Pancetta Bread Pudding

Well, it’s official. Fall is here with all the fanfare of torrential downpours which have been pretty much non-stop for the last 12 hours. All the thirsty vegetation seems to have perked up and the house is filled with the

Ridiculously Easy Braised Kale And Potatoes With Pancetta

You may have noticed that I lurrve starchy, carby foods and I totally admit it. Sometimes I think I’m on the anti-Atkins diet and I’m willing to make that sacrifice 😉 I’m also a sucker for pretty colors so when

Ridiculously Easy Braised Kale And Potatoes With Pancetta

You may have noticed that I lurrve starchy, carby foods and I totally admit it. Sometimes I think I’m on the anti-Atkins diet and I’m willing to make that sacrifice 😉 I’m also a sucker for pretty colors so when

Everything Old Is New Again Farro Risotto

As the world continues to evolve and our lives reach further into the realm of science fiction the search for the new often results in a revamping of the old. Sometimes it makes you cringe, remembering why bell bottoms were

Everything Old Is New Again Farro Risotto

As the world continues to evolve and our lives reach further into the realm of science fiction the search for the new often results in a revamping of the old. Sometimes it makes you cringe, remembering why bell bottoms were

Who Says It’s Bad To Be Crabby? Savory Dungeness Crab Bread Pudding With Maple-Glazed Bacon

While visiting friends in the city by the bay, the conversation invariably turned to food cuz they’re my friends and we share the same vices interests. We had been tantalized by the upcoming opening of a shop devoted to bread

Who Says It’s Bad To Be Crabby? Savory Dungeness Crab Bread Pudding With Maple-Glazed Bacon

While visiting friends in the city by the bay, the conversation invariably turned to food cuz they’re my friends and we share the same vices interests. We had been tantalized by the upcoming opening of a shop devoted to bread

Rosemary’s Baby Potatoes & “Yams”

In my youth, back in the Cretaceous period, I used to love watching horror movies. I say, “love,” even though every time I saw the commercial for The Shining I would plaster my back against the wall too terrified yet

Rosemary’s Baby Potatoes & “Yams”

In my youth, back in the Cretaceous period, I used to love watching horror movies. I say, “love,” even though every time I saw the commercial for The Shining I would plaster my back against the wall too terrified yet

Some Like It Hot: Pasta Arrabbiata

Who would’ve thought I’d be harvesting 2-3 cups of ripe, candy sweet cherry tomatoes every couple days in the middle of September? Why hello there Climate Change, are you here to stay or just visiting? But, hey, even smog can

Some Like It Hot: Pasta Arrabbiata

Who would’ve thought I’d be harvesting 2-3 cups of ripe, candy sweet cherry tomatoes every couple days in the middle of September? Why hello there Climate Change, are you here to stay or just visiting? But, hey, even smog can