Baked Cauliflower Bites with Cheddar Dipping Sauce

Cauliflower Bites

I’m a former mustard-hater-turned-lover who grew up loathing the yellow mustard and the occasional spicy brown Grey Poupon that showed up in our fridge so this was my chance at redemption. I did it for the mustard.

Roasted Greek Potatoes with Feta and Lemon

Roasted Greek Potatoes

Roasted potatoes have special charms you’d be hard-pressed to find in mashed or baked potatoes. No matter how hard you look.  No matter how fond you are of them. Maybe, because of this, a strange, roasted potato mania is causing them, out of the blue, to pop into my head at all hours of the… 

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Baked Zucchini Fries with Onion Dipping Sauce

Oven Fried Zucchini Fries

Many moons ago I confessed that I love zucchini so much I eat it in the dead of winter even though it’s been trucked in from who knows where and is ridiculously overpriced! So I find myself giving you a recipe for zucchini fries that is obviously out of season. Some of you are exactly… 

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Baked Broccoli Cheese Rice

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole

Rice and broccoli florets swimming in a cheesy sauce and baked to a bubbly, golden brown. This is my knock-off of broccoli-au-gratin-rice-in-a-box. You know, the San Francisco treat. The one I happily grew up on. Years ago I said my goodbyes to cut down on overly processed foods. Purely by mistake, a box ended up… 

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Cheesy Spinach Casserole

Spinach Cheese Puff

Martha Stewart’s Spinach Cheese Puff; a casserole made with spinach, Gruyere cheese, half & half and eggs. Baked to a bubbly golden brown, this spinach side dish will go great alongside just about anything. I’m not sure why Martha calls it a puff because there’s nothing puffy about it. . . it’s dense, creamy and… 

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Bacon Sour Cream Noodles

Bacon Sour Cream Noodle Surprise

Noodles with a sour cream sauce, salty bacon and the surprise of the bunch – cabbage! They come together in no time at all to make a comforting and hearty side dish that can fill in as a main. Michael Symon made this in 5 minutes on his new show, The Chew. Have you seen… 

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Stuffed Squash with Brie, Cranberries and Greens

Cranberry, Brie and Greens Stuffed Squash

Fresh cranberries, brie and greens come together to make a festive and flavorful filling for kabocha or acorn squash. The cranberries add a tangy pop of sweetness to the gooey brie, tender greens and mild-mannered squash. The best bite is when you dig deep and not only get the creamy greens but some of the… 

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