Category Archives: Sides

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

My family does birthdays well. Yes, there are thoughtful gifts and spending the evening with each other, catching up, the irreverent conversations… But where we really excel is the food! This weekend we celebrated my mom’s birthday with a Greek … Continue reading

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Roasted Broccoli

Maybe you didn’t like broccoli as a child. Perhaps you harbor a secret aversion to the cruciferous green vegetable, but don’t want to admit to it because you’re a “grown up” now and your supposed to eat your vegetables without … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms don’t get made as often as they should. They are easy! They finish in the oven and keep well before that step, which makes them perfect for entertaining. They are finger food, and fun. They aren’t too messy. … Continue reading

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Cumin Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes with Curried Dip

Upon a suggesting, Janine offers the recipe for her cumin roasted potatoes. Yum . . . Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus

Janine talks about her favorite way to prepare asparagus. Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

Janine makes blueberry lemon scones. You should try them this weekend for breakfast or brunch. Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes

Janine needed to use up potatoes and cheese so she made the best scalloped potatoes you’ve ever had. No, really. They’re that good. (Please, comment on the blog!) Continue reading

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Remember Those Pecans?

OMG, the cinnamon-spiced pecans are SO GOOD! Make them, right away! Continue reading

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Grandma’s Potato Salad

Janine makes potato salad for a potluck BBQ this weekend. You should too! Continue reading

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