Category Archive: Side Dish

Apr 17

Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is a very healthy vegetable that’s also versatile in so many dishes. Fresh or cooked. It’s a unique flavor that has become very popular in the past few years. I really like this simple recipe. It brings out the natural sweetness in the asparagus. Next time you see a good bunch, grab it and make it …

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Feb 03

How To Make The Perfect Baked Potato

After making so many baked potatoes over the years, I finally came up with my version of the perfect baked potato. Just with these few steps, you too can have that perfect fluffy baked potato like the ones in the steak restaurants. Try this out, it works for me every time. Enjoy!  See our two …

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Nov 06

Spiced Crockpot Applesauce

We are big applesauce people around my house. I buy the little snack sizes to send with my son for lunch or snack at school. My husband likes them as well for a snack. I like applesauce in plain Greek yogurt. Since we recently went apple picking, I decided to make my own and add …

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Oct 18

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes

Do you love mashed potatoes? I do and so does my whole family. Sometimes I would run through the drive-in of KFC and pick up their mashed potatoes then, serve with the main meal. For awhile I never said anything. No one knew! I couldn’t stay silent any longer when my son said they were …

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Oct 03

Grandma Ruthie’s Famous Noodle Kugel/Pudding

I feel blessed to have my mom Ruthie in my life. She’s turning 90 years old in two months. My dad and mom have been married for 71 years, and he’s turning 92 in a few months. They live up in Rhode Island just around the corner from my sister Rhonda and my niece Wendy …

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Aug 21

Copycat KFC Coleslaw

I think coleslaw goes with just about any meal. We have a few great coleslaw recipes already up on the blog. But, my favorite still and has always been from KFC. So, my mission for this week, try to copy it at home. Well, I think it’s a big success. My whole family loved this …

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Aug 11

Simple Strawberry Spa Salad

Recently my husband and I went on a mini second honeymoon to Bermuda. One day we enjoyed  a spa day. How wonderful! This salad is just like the one I had at the spa in Bermuda. It was just perfect. The strawberries were sweet and the lettuce was slightly bitter. A perfect combo. They dressed …

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Jul 26

Simple Restaurant Style Greek Salad

If you are like me and love restaurant Greek salads, you will absolutely love this simple homemade version along with a light tangy dressing.  (Dressing recipe below but photo of dressing is not shown)  

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Jul 09

Chopped Walnut and Mixed Green Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing

We are a big salad family. I make one with almost every dinner meal. I also like one for lunch when I’m home working from the house. This newest salad was so easy to prepare since I bought the lettuce all ready chopped and washed at the market. Love all the crunchy textures especially when …

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May 24

Simple Stir Fry Veggie Sesame Noodles

My family loves this recipe. I usually make it once a month. Sometimes I add in chicken, shrimp or even tofu. Most of the time, they like it just as is with lots of veggies. Give this simple recipe a try, it’s delicious!  

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