Recipe Index: Side Dish
Indian Style Rice
Aromatic basmati rice, cooked with onions and flavored with cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, mustard seed, chili and turmeric.
Spicy jalapeño cornbread with jalapenos, jack cheese, whole corn kernels, cornmeal and flour.
Jamaican Rice and Peas
Long grain rice, cooked in coconut milk with beans, a favorite side dish of Jamaica.
Kale with Sausage and White Beans
Kale sautéed with Italian sausage, onions, garlic and white beans.
Kale with Seaweed, Sesame and Ginger
Wilted kale recipe with arame seaweed, garlic, sesame, and fresh minced ginger.
A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
Maple Glazed Roasted Delicata Squash and Brussels Sprouts
Maple syrup roasted delicata squash and brussels sprouts, with shallots and pomegranate seeds. So festive! Perfect side for Thanksgiving.
Maple Orange Glazed Carrots
Rounds of carrots, sautéed in butter and glazed with maple syrup and orange juice. Perfect for the holidays!
Maple-Glazed Yams with Pecan Topping
Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
Marsala Glazed Mushrooms
Button or cremini mushrooms, dry sautéed, then sautéed with butter and Marsala wine, and reduced until the wine is just a glaze on the mushrooms.
Mashed Parsnips and Potatoes with Chives and Parsley
Mashed parsnips and Yukon gold potatoes mashed with butter, chives, and parsley.
Mashed Potatoes with Brown Butter, Goat Cheese, and Sage
Creamy mashed yukon gold potatoes with goat cheese, sage, and browned butter.
Mexican Green Rice
Mexican green rice, cilantro rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.
Meyer Lemon Risotto
Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.
Mom’s Summer Squash
Zucchini and summer squash, sauteed with bell peppers, fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, and served with melted cheddar cheese.
Mom’s Turkey Stuffing
I've never tasted any turkey stuffing that has come close to as good as mom's. Classic Thanksgiving turkey stuffing recipe made with French bread cubes toasted in butter, walnuts, onion, celery, apple, green olives, and stock made from turkey giblets.
Rich, creamy mushroom risotto recipe with risotto rice, brandy, Parmesan and mushrooms.
Peppery mustard greens simply sauteed with onions, garlic, and olive oil and a dash of sesame oil to finish.
New Potatoes with Cheese and Tomatoes
Red skinned new potatoes recipe with a sauce of Mozarella, cream, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and oregano.
Nopalitos with Tomatoes and Onions
Nopalitos, chopped prickly pear cactus paddles sautéed with onions, garlic, jalapeno, and tomatoes.
A South Carolina okra pilaf with okra, rice, bacon and green bell pepper. Also called Limpin' Susan.
Onion Potato Gratin
Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
Crunchy onion rings recipe. Onion rings, soaked in buttermilk, coated with flour and cornmeal, and deep fried to a golden crisp.