Category Archives: Side Dishes

The Best Homemade Guacamole: And it’s Simple!

Do you have any idea how embarrassing it is to eat at a Mexican restaurant with a man who doesn’t like guacamole?  Or how sad it is when all the popular people are posting Instagram pics with their avocado or … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole

This is not an original recipe by any stretch of the imagination.  But sometimes, we need to reminded that old recipes exist… especially when they’re delicious albeit possibly quite calorie-rich. 🙂 I have always loved this recipe but don’t make … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries + Honey-Spice Dip

I have always enjoyed the baked sweet potato fries my mom makes, but when I tried some deep-fried sweet potato fries with a sweet dip at a restaurant, I knew I had to bring that greasy sweetness home.  Mmm mmm, … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Cole Slaw

My mom has shocked many, many people with her cole slaw recipe.  I’ve heard multiple times while entertaining guests, “I only took cole slaw to be polite, and now I’m taking seconds!” While I know everyone has different tastes, many … Continue reading

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Rosemary Red Potatoes

I love red potatoes.  Imagine my delight that Aldi had them on sale this past week, 3 pounds for $0.79! (Have I mentioned lately that I love buying produce at Aldi?) Rosemary Red Potatoes 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, washed … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Recipes? Hmm.

Sometimes award-winning recipes don’t win awards in my book. This is the case for a recipe I made recently from my “Taste of Home Winning Recipes” book (volume 2).  I have to first say that this is a very nice … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredients to Mashed Potatoes

Well, these ingredients might not be really secret. However, these are the ingredients I’ve decided make perfect mashed potatoes (homemade or *gasp* instant). – salt – milk – butter – parsley flakes – rosemary If this seems like a no-brainer … Continue reading

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