Category Archives: Side Dishes

Oct 2014
Honey Cornbread Muffins

Some people spend their whole life looking for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe, the perfect pizza dough, or even the perfect chocolate cake recipe. Me? I’ve spent years looking for the perfect cornbread recipe. I like my cornbread sweet, … Continue reading

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Jul 2014
Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Hello, Monday. We meet again. Hope everyone had a great 4th of July weekend. With most of our friends being out of town with family obligations and weddings, we didn’t have any exciting plans for the 4th. We decided against fighting … Continue reading

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Jun 2014
BBQ Macaroni Salad

Summertime means barbeques, and what BBQ is complete without pasta salad? This version is a little more amped up than your usual pasta salad. Add in some kielbasa, BBQ sauce and hot sauce, and you have a spicy, tangy version that … Continue reading

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Jun 2014
Cheesy Cajun Spiced Corn

After a brutally cold winter and snow well into April, I think it is safe to say that summer is finally here in western Pennsylvania. Our yard is blooming with flowers, the grass is finally green, and our weekends are … Continue reading

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Sep 2013
Tri Color Pasta Salad

If you had to pick one essential BBQ side dish, it would have to be pasta salad. Perfect to throw together at a moment’s notice, and even better that you can make it the night before – great when you’re … Continue reading

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Jul 2013
Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

Crispy oven baked french fries? Seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? For years, I’ve attempted to make french fries in the oven, but they always turned out limp and mushy. Now, you can achieve crispy baked fries at home without cooking them … Continue reading

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Jul 2013
Perfect Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is the staple side dish to any BBQ. Whether you’re grilling hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs or chicken, your plate is never compete without an ear of corn on the side. Slathered in butter and salt, of course. … Continue reading

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Nov 2012
Classic Mashed Potatoes

I know what you’re thinking…do mashed potatoes really need a recipe? Most of the time I just throw things in the bowl with the mixer running until I’ve reached the desired consistency. While this works for most people, sometimes having specific … Continue reading

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Aug 2012
Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Potatoes, hands down, have to be one of the most popular side dishes of all times. Whether you fry them, mash them, or bake them, they seem to be the go-to side dish for most meals. The versatility of potatoes … Continue reading

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Aug 2012
How To: Microwave Corn on the Cobb

Does anyone else out there HATE shucking corn? The husk never seems to come off easily, and no matter how hard you try, corn husks end up everywhere. Not to mention those pesky silky strings that will just not.come.off.the.corn. However, … Continue reading

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