Category Archives: Sides

Hash Brown Casserole

It amazes me how life can be so crazy busy that you look up one day and it is Thanksgiving. I am positive that only a couple of short weeks ago it was summer, the flowers were blooming, and yard … Continue reading

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Shrimp Risotto with Mushrooms and Spinach

As a child growing up in Missouri, I never tasted foods such as shrimp, kale, artichokes, or risotto. It was only a few years ago, when I discovered the Food Network, that I ever considered cooking with them. Until that … Continue reading

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Southwestern Beans and Rice

Today we celebrated the birthday of my mother-in-law, we so lovingly refer to as Moomaw. The theme of the potluck meal was Tex-Mex food and so I took the opportunity to try out my Southwestern Beans and Rice on the … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Baked Potato

It is fascinating how something as plain as a potato can be magically transformed into a satisfying and delicious meal! I have mentioned before how it would be easy for me to become a full fledged vegetarian. For dinner, I … Continue reading

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Fried Parsnips

Fried Parsnips are reminiscent of the old southern favorite of fried potatoes, only with a mildly sweet taste and a lot less starch!

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