Category Archive: Side Dish

Cranberry Glazed Butternut Squash

There are just certain flavors that remind me of Fall and Thanksgiving.  Cranberry is one.  Although butternut squash is available year ’round in my neck of the woods, I still think of it… Continue reading

Spicy Cornbread and Sausage Dressing

This cornbread dressing is spicy because of the addition of poblano peppers and the use of andouille sausage.  You could also use a milder bell pepper, if you prefer, and a kielbasa sausage,… Continue reading

Summer Squash “Fries”

I don’t know if you grow your own yellow summer squash or not, but I do.  Not so much by choice, but it does have a mind of its own.  Last year I… Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower and Cherry Tomatoes with Chickpeas and Olives

Roasted cauliflower is one of my most favoritest things.  This version has it all, from the sweetness of the tomatoes to the earthiness of the chickpeas and the saltiness of the olives.

Tangy Slaw with Sauerkraut and Apples

I saw a similar recipe in Better Homes and Gardens magazine, but they wanted me to shred up some Brussels Sprouts.  This I could not do.  You see, I do not like Brussels… Continue reading

Hill Country Potato Salad

This is a take on German potato salad and as such has no mayonnaise. It sort of has a sweet-sour flavor profile.  The recipe comes from an old pamphlet, “Texas Recipes from Texas Places, Volume… Continue reading

Wasabi Sugar Snap Beans

Stir Fried Wheat Berries

As in a substitute for fried Rice. This is a simple side dish like a fried rice. It is just sliced onions, minced garlic, snow peas, cashews, cooked wheat berries, vinegar and soy… Continue reading

Grilled Shallots

  Grilling shallots makes a simple, yet sweet, side dish that pairs with anything grilled. Leftovers are terrific chopped and added to salads,  soups, and other recipes.

Kasha

If you watch too much television, you would think kasha is only for your breakfast cereal.  You would also believe that that lady in the jeans wanders all over remote areas of the… Continue reading