Side Dishes

Wonton Soup

August 2nd, 2012
I love serving this flavorful soup as a light evening meal.  This recipe is versatile--you can use the wonton recipe to make fried wontons or the filling to make steame... [read full post]

Thanksgiving Stuffing

November 23rd, 2011
Nothing beats the aroma and taste of homemade stuffing. Yum!   Old-Fashioned Dressing for Stuffing Yield: stuffs a 15-20 lb. turkey 1½ cups finely chopped cele... [read full post]

Creamed Corn

November 22nd, 2011
Before you turn up your nose, let me just say, I was not originally a creamed corn fan. But every time I make this version, it goes fast and people are asking for more.  It's... [read full post]

Mashed Potatoes

November 22nd, 2011
Here is an easy, flavorful mashed potato recipe. The key is to salt the potatoes during the cooking process to help bring out their flavor. Creamy Herb Mashed Potatoes Y... [read full post]

Turkey Gravy

November 22nd, 2011
Here's an easy recipe for Thanksgiving gravy. It's made by thickening the pan juices from the roast turkey. Turkey Gravy Yield: 1½ pints 3 cups pan juices from roast t... [read full post]

Pico De Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

May 17th, 2011
Tomato season is upon us. There’s nothing better than using fresh-from-the-garden (or farmers market) tomatoes for yummy easy recipes like this Pico de Gallo. You can eat ... [read full post]

Potatoes Gratin (Pommes Dauphinoise)

April 19th, 2011
I can't think of a better side dish this Spring than a rich and flavorful potato gratin.  Butter, cheese, garlic, potatoes and cream...need I say more? Enjoy this easy reci... [read full post]

Quick & Easy Cuban-Style Black Beans

December 19th, 2010
Mmm…Cuban-style black beans. I remember eating this leftover delight late at night on Christmas Eve, not long after the feast of roast pork, maduros (fried ripe bananas) an... [read full post]