Side Dishes

Sweet Honey & Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins

June 25, 2014

1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup honey 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons Cholula Green Pepper Hot Sauce 1 (8.5-ounce) can cream-style corn 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. ...

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10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame

April 14, 2014

10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame 2 cups frozen or fresh edamame in pods 6 cups water 1 tablespoon salt 1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add edamame and cook for 6-7 minutes until edamame are tender and easily release from their pod. 2. Drain thoroughly and toss generously with a coarse finishing salt like ...

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Southern Skillet Corn

May 3, 2011

Oh my gosh, now here is a gorgeous, delicious vegetable side dish that I absolutely adore. This is one of my mom’s recipes, and I think could eat an entire plate of this buttery corn for dinner. She whipped it up for us this weekend and I knew I had to share it with you ...

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Cinnamon Honey Butter

April 18, 2011

4 tbsp butter, softened 1 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Stir all to combine. Refrigerate covered until ready to use.

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Sweet, Summer Roasted Vegetables

July 26, 2010

This is one of my all-time favorite side dishes. It’s colorful and sweet and really easy to put together. Some nights I don’t have a whole lot of time to put too much thought into a side dish, so it’s nice to have these vegetables on hand and know I can just throw them together. ...

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Our Easter Brisket Dinner (Menu & Recipes)

April 13, 2010

AKA Sunday Brisket Dinner, since Easter was over a week ago… *blush* Because my parents were in town this weekend (and I had a couple new recipes I’ve been wanting to try!), and since we weren’t able to be with them last weekend on Easter, we decided to celebrate a week later with an Easter ...

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Ultimate Baked Beans

June 27, 2009

These baked beans aren’t just any baked beans- they are manly baked beans. They’re meaty, mouth-watering, and topped with bacon. They’re perfect for parties, pot lucks and 4th of July. They also are an excellent accompaniment to this Perfect Pulled Pork.  Not only is this scrumptious side dish sure to please, it’s also quite convenient- ...

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Mac and Cheese

January 8, 2009

I am *in love* with this simple, no-frills mac and cheese. :) My granny used to make this all the time- she knew it was my favorite and always had it ready whenever I came to visit. :)  It’s a delicious quick-and-easy side dish- no fancy or unnecessary ingredients, just pure, unadulterated mac and cheese. ...

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Roasted Carrots

April 17, 2008
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Alfredo Tortellini

April 14, 2008

Alfredo Tortellini is a quick and easy meal that can be ready in 15 mins or less for those nights when you’ve only got 30 minutes to prepare it and eat dinner before you have rush back out to take your obnoxious, degenerate of a dog to obedience school. Like tonight. The rich, creamy sauce ...

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