Category Archives: Side Dishes

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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Jan 2012
Crispy Roasted Potatoes

When it comes to making dinner, I typically focus on the main dish, with the side dishes usually being an afterthought. My lack of planning usually leaves me rummaging through my produce drawers look for stray vegetables to whip a side dish. Potatoes … Continue reading

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Nov 2011
Cornbread Herb Stuffing

Some call it dressing, some call if stuffing, but whatever you call it, every Thanksgiving table needs a heaping dish of seasoned breadcrumbs saturated with butter, herbs and chicken broth. As I was looking through stuffing recipes, I couldn’t decide … Continue reading

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Nov 2011
Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Turkey is the obviously the super-star of every Thanksgiving meal, but mashed potatoes are without a doubt, their #1 sidekick. A turkey dinner is not complete without a huge mound of fluffy mashed potatoes on your plate, drowning in thick gravy. There … Continue reading

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Oct 2011
Crockpot Refried Beans

My husband is a huge fan of refried beans, so much that he insists on putting them on every kind of Mexican food that he eats. The poor man has never had homemade refried beans before, only because every recipe I found seemed somewhat … Continue reading

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