Roasted-Onion-Potatoes

Roasted Onion Potatoes

Are you looking for a simple and flavorful way to make potatoes? If you are, then this recipe for Roasted Onion Potatoes is perfect for you.  Three ingredients and a hot oven are all you need to have a delicious and filling potato side dish to accompany whatever you’re serving for dinner. 

Simple and delicious Italian Style Squash

Italian Style Squash

This is a simple and delicious recipe that can work with any summer squash.   The taste is amazing while only using simple ingredients.  The best thing is the ingredients are easy to find, inexpensive to purchase, and the whole pan is ready in about 30 minutes.  What more can you ask for a delicious vegetable side dish?  

Frozen French Fries tossed with garlic butter and sprinkled with parmesan cheese are delicious.

Garlic Parmesan Fries

These Garlic Parmesan Fries, made from frozen french fries, get their flavor from a mixture of garlic, butter, parsley, and grated Parmesan cheese.     Everyone loves french fries, and this recipe for garlic fries is fast becoming a favorite around here.  

Peas-and-pearl-onions

Peas and Pearl Onions

The delicious combination of peas and pearl onions is fancy enough for any special occasion, but the recipe is simple enough to be part of any weeknight dinner.  From start to finish, this dish is ready in about 30 minutes. 

This streusel topped sweet potato casserole is rich, creamy, and delicious. It's like having dessert with dinner.

Streusel Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe is for a sweet potato casserole that is so sweet and delicious that it’s almost like eating dessert.    The secret is baking the sweet potatoes before making the casserole because baking makes sweet potatoes taste even sweeter than usual.

Mexican Corn Casserole

Mexican Style Corn Casserole

I love Mexican style corn on the cob, but it can be messy.  I always seem to end up with the corn toppings on my nose or my cheeks.  Now, I have the perfect solution.  Instead of dressing up a cob of corn, why not mix everything together in a casserole and bake it.  The result is every bit as delicious as the version on […]

bacon wrapped green beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans are  simple and delicious. Wrapping bundles of green beans in bacon elevates this humble vegetable to a new level.  All you need to make this delicious dish is some young and tender whole green beans and some bacon.  Wrap the bacon around bundles of partially cooked green beans, throw them into a hot oven, a skillet, or onto the grill, and […]

Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans

I love green beans.   I especially love small fresh whole green beans.  As a child, my mother always served green beans that were boiled with some sort of bacon grease or salt pork in the water.  As an adult, I steamed my green beans, and though I seasoned them when they were removed from the heat, they never tasted quite right.  It wasn’t until […]

grilled corn and potatoes

Fire Roasted Corn and Potatoes

Sometimes, we get so caught up in creating perfect recipes, we forget about the simple things in life.   My mother was famous around here for saying “I like plain food.”    Sometimes, this statement annoyed me, but as I write this, on the anniversary of her birth, I realize that she was right.    Today’s post was supposed to be about grilling corn, but as I began […]

Simple Sauteed Spinach with garlic and citrus

Simple Sauteed Spinach

Sauteed spinach is a simple and delicious side dish that is ready to serve in about 15 minutes.  The combination of garlic, salt, and lemon juice bring out the flavor of this delicious and nutritious leafy green vegetable.  This is the perfect way to prepare fresh spinach from your garden or the Farmer’s Market.  All you need to do is saute some garlic in a […]