Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Green bean casserole makes a classic side dish. This fresh spin on an old family green bean casserole recipe is definitely a favorite! I have a confession. I never really liked green bean casserole growing up. I couldn’t get past the competing textures and flavors. Flash forward to being married and being in charge of […]

Balsamic Roasted Carrots Recipe

Balsamic Roasted Carrots make a simple, delicious side dish.  Made with whole carrots drizzled with a balsamic mixture and roasted until fork tender.  My son loves carrots. It is one vegetable I have always been able to depend on him devouring, even in his pickiest of stages. I remember him going through a stage where he turned […]

Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille combines the freshest of summer vegetables into one delish dish. This ratatouille recipe is artfully arranged and roasted with a light dressing. As soon as we watched the movie with the cutest little rat, Remy, directing the making of ratatouille in the movie by the same name, my sweet little boy began asking for […]

Cheesy Cauliflower Recipe

This cheesy cauliflower recipe makes a one dish, skillet side dish. Made of cauliflower, bacon, onions and more, it is a favorite of cauliflower recipes. Have you ever noticed that there are some vegetables that just take on the flavors of whatever you prepare them with more than others? Cauliflower recipes tend to do that and […]

Fried Squash Recipe

This Southern Fried Squash recipe has been in my family for generations. Made of fresh summer squash, fried squash makes a perfect side dish! Growing up, I looked forward to the summer for many reasons. Being able to sleep later, no school work, trips to the mountains or to the beach, and fresh summer vegetables. My parents […]

Skillet Zucchini Recipe

Zucchini recipes are great year-round, but especially throughout the summer. This easy skillet zucchini recipe brings a stir fry flair to a weeknight favorite side dish! I love making a quick side dish recipe of fresh vegetables. This time of year, the farmer’s markets, produce sections, and even our own garden are beginning to take […]

How to Make Caramelized Onions Recipe

Caramelized onions make a delicious addition to so many dishes. Sweet and savory, caramelized onions take such a basic ingredient to a whole new level! I absolutely adore caramelized onions. They are simply delicious right by themselves, but when you pile them on top of a burger, pasta, steak or even on top of a pizza, […]

Carrot Salad Recipe

Classic Carrot salad made of grated carrots, raisins, and pineapple makes a delicious side dish. So simple to prepare, carrot salad will become one of your quick-fix favorites! This carrot salad is one that you will find yourself making again and again, especially as the weather warms up a bit. It’s crunchy texture mingled with […]

Spring Green Beans Recipe

Green beans are always a welcome addition to a  meal in my house. I can always depend on them being a dish that everyone enjoys. These Spring Green Beans are a delicious way to welcome spring with a light, fresh side dish that the whole family will love. I love planning spring meals, especially with […]

Coleslaw Recipe

A classic coleslaw recipe. Made of cabbage and topped with a delicious dressing of mayonnaise and vinegar, this coleslaw recipe is one you’ll use again and again. Coleslaw has to be one of the most humble of recipes. It works perfectly with so many dishes as the side dish, but rarely gets the star treatment […]