Category Archives: Side Dishes

Sweet baby lettuce-pear-blue cheese salad

I had a salad like this somewhere recently and thought I should make it myself 🙂 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs pear preserves 1/3 cup champagne vinegar 1 shallot, minced 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly … Continue reading

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Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

I make these a lot as they are so very easy.. Any kind of potatoes will do 🙂 Peel (if you want) potatoes – and kind. Cut up into bite size chunks. Put them into a zip lock bag. Add … Continue reading

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Green Bean Bundle Recipe

This recipe is yummy. Sounds crazy but the salty bacon with the sweet brown sugar/butter sauce, is smashing 🙂 You can substitute canned green beans if you want – I typically keep fresh around as they are easy to find … Continue reading

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Sliced Baked Potato Recipe

This is a fun way to jazz up a boring baked potato 🙂 4 medium baking potatoes, about the same size (so they cook evenly) 1 tsp salt 3 Tbs melted butter 2-3 Tbs fresh herbs – (I love rosemary … Continue reading

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Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

Another amaaahzing Italian recipe.. Fattening as can be. LOL 🙂 Alfredo Sauce: 1 pint heavy cream (I have halved heavy cream with fat free half and half – not quite as creamy, but still good!) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted … Continue reading

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The holidays are over. back to eating salads every night with dinner..

I took a break from my nightly salads during the holidays – I incorporated LOTS of other veggies in – but not the requisite nightly salad that graces our table.. My family was happy. LOL Back to the grind tonight… … Continue reading

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Roasted asparagus

Preheat oven to 425. Wash asparagus and trim tough ends. Spread on greased jelly roll pan in single layer. Pour a bit of olive oil on top Sprinkle creole seasoning on top. Roast for about 10 minutes. Serve immediately! Enjoy!

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Salad. Yummy!

DD has a friend depending the night. Making Italian food for dinner. Toasted ravioli with meat sauce Salad Pasta. Garlic bread with cheese. Dessert? Not sure.

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the macaroni and cheese.. a must have..

Only the 3 of us tomorrow for Christmas dinner. Going to have a glazed ham, my macaroni and cheese, glazed garlicky green beans, creamed corn, yeast rolls and the cherry pie 🙂 I always make DD grate the mounds of … Continue reading

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Hot bacon baby lettuce salad

Yum. For years I made this with baby spinach, but lately have started making it with mixed lettuce. I like how the dressing stays on the greens.. 8 ounces baby lettuce/or spinach 2 large eggs 8 pieces bacon 9 Tbs … Continue reading

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