Recipe Index: Side Dish
Grits with Corn and Onion Greens
Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a hoisin glaze.
Simple and easy home fries two ways! One recipe starting with raw potatoes, another starting with cooked. Both skillet fried.
How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke
How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Make Perfect Guacamole
The BEST guacamole! So easy to make with ripe avocados, salt, serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Simple and delicious hummus, made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt. Takes only 5 minutes to make!
Indian Style Rice
Aromatic basmati rice, cooked with onions and flavored with cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, mustard seed, chili and turmeric.
Easy cheesy jalapeño cornbread with spicy jalapeño chili peppers and extra corn. Perfect with chili!
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. Quick and easy!
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.
Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes
Don't stress over mashed potatoes, make them ahead! So EASY, reheat right before serving.
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.