Category: Sides & Veggies

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Simple but flavorful Mexican style rice that you can make in 30 minutes. Great for Taco Tuesday and vegetarian. A great addition to any Mexican meal.

Compound (Flavored) Butter

Compound (Flavored) Butter

Butter is the most delicious ingredient and Compound Butter is even better! Compound butter is simply butter with ingredients added in and then chilled.

Asian Coleslaw with Peanut Dressing

Asian Coleslaw with Peanut Dressing

Asian Coleslaw with peanut sauce is a refreshing side dish on its own but it also goes well on top of a pulled chicken or pulled pork sandwich.

Sticky Asian Chicken Wings

Sticky Asian Chicken Wings

It’s time for sweet, spicy and sticky Asian Chicken Wings. I love the intense flavor of these wings, paired with a cool cucumber side dish.

Braised Leeks with Parmesan

Braised Leeks with Parmesan

Braised leeks make a beautiful and easy side dish. Sprinkled lightly with Parmesan they melt in your mouth. Leeks are like onions cooler cousin. They look like big overgrown scallions and are in the same family as shallots, onions, and garlic.

Mini Caprese Skewers

Mini Caprese Skewers

Mini Caprese Skewers always remind me of summer, but they are beautiful any time of year. This is a great appetizer to pull together when you are limited on time or oven space because there is hardly any prep time and no cook time!

Garlic Noodles

Garlic Noodles

These Garlic Noodles are similar to the one PF Changs had on their menu for years. I decided to experiment until I could make them at home. I think these are pretty close to the original recipe!

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Dill Aioli

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Dill Aioli

Grilled artichokes with lemon dill aioli are a great way to enjoy the abundance of plump artichokes at the farmer’s markets and grocery stores. If you’ve never tried grilling your artichokes you will fall in love with this method, because it’s so easy and the grill adds great flavor.