side dishes

Cranberry-Pineapple Minis

November 24, 2008

This would not only be great for dinner Thanksgiving Day, but it would also be great to take with you to Thanksgiving Pot-Lucks, parties, and such.  No need to worry with dishing out or a possible mess.  Everyone has their own individual serving of this tasty little side dish. Cranberry-Pineapple Minis Printable Version: Cranberry-Pineapple MInis […]

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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

November 20, 2008

Here’s a great way to save a little time in the kitchen Thanksgiving Day…..make your masked potatoes ahead of time!  These will store in the refrigerator up to 24 hours, so you can make them the day before to give you some extra time on “T Day” (Thanksgiving Day : ) Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes Printable […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

August 5, 2008

his is a recipe you will definitely want to save for later….say, for Thanksgiving or Christmas. I have used this recipe every year for the past 6 years (at least), by popular demand : ) It is so yummy and there is never any left over. I use it for family gatherings, church pot lucks, […]

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Guacamole That Rocks!

July 6, 2008

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE guacamole! I’ve tried many a recipe, but I like this one the best. If you’ve never visited Ro-Tel’s website, you should! They have a lot of great recipes. “Guac” That Rocks Recipe courtesy: Ro-Tel Printable Version: Guac That Rocks Ingredients 3 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and mashed […]

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Grill Week – Grilled Veggies

June 8, 2008

Grilled Veggies, there’s nothin’ like ’em!! You can grill pretty much any veggie you’d like, but this is a pretty basic recipe. You can always add to or take aways any veggies you’d like. Grilled Veggies Ingredients 4 zucchini (2 lb.), cut diagonally into 1/2-inch thick slices (I sometimes just cut round slices about 1/2 […]

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Grill Week – Cheese-Topped Grilled Tomatoes

June 6, 2008

Cheese-Topped Grilled Tomatoes Recipe Courtesy: Kraftfoods.com Ingredients 4 plum or small vine-ripe tomatoes, cut lengthwise in half 1/4 cup KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Reduced Fat Dressing 1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese 2 Tbsp. KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh herbs (basil, chives and/or parsley) Directions PREHEAT grill to medium-high […]

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Asparagus Parmesan

June 4, 2008

This goes along great with any dish, especially grilled meats! Keith and I had this last night with our grilled pork chops and loved it. It’s very easy and full of flavor. Asparagus Parmesan Recipe Courtesy: AllRecipes.com Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1/4 cup olive oil 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed 3/4 cup grated Parmesan […]

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Grill Week – Grilled Pineapple

June 3, 2008

I first had grilled pineapple at Gaucho’s Grill in west Little Rock a few years ago. I ate there on one of my first visits to LR while I still lived in Austin, TX. It is a little on the pricey side (around $21 per person for all-you-can-eat), but it is well worth it….and for […]

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Grill Week – Grilled Corn on the Cob

June 2, 2008

I’m going to start off with one of my favorite things to grill…..CORN ON THE COB! Keith and I both love grilled corn on the cob and probably have it every week while it’s in season. This is what we have found to be the easiest and best way to grill corn – Grilled Corn […]

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