Let’s give thanks to eggs, sour cream, cheddar, Parmesan and chives for giving leftover mashed potatoes a new lease on life! No more pushing them to the back of your refrigerator hoping they’ll disappear. This will make you wish for leftovers. The potato puffs are baked in a cupcake pan until golden and crusty on the outside with soft, fluffy middles that just about melt… [Read more]
Broccoli florets roasted with olive oil and topped with an easy-to-make cheddar cheese sauce. Simply delicious. Roasting does unbelievably tasty things to broccoli. It can turn someone who’s on the fence about it into a broccoli devotee. Smothering it in a hot, cheesy sauce with sharp cheddar and a touch of Parmesan doesn’t hurt either. It’s like insurance. To make sure every last broccoli floret… [Read more]
Roasted butternut squash cubes coated in southwestern-inspired spices like chile powder, cumin, paprika and red pepper flakes. The spicy kick is delicious with the natural sweetness of the squash and roasting them turns them into little flavor explosions. Utterly addicting flavor explosions. If this recipe looks familiar it’s because I copied it from my southwestern roasted potatoes. I couldn’t help myself. I loved them so… [Read more]
Zucchini dressed up in Italian-seasoned bread crumbs and deep fried to a golden, crunchy brown. Crispity-crunchy on the outside with hot, creamy middles. Totally addictive dipped into tomato sauce or ranch dressing. Pile them on a sandwich with cheese and mayo or toast it up for a zucchini grilled cheese. They make a great side and appetizer too.
A Greek-influenced pasta salad with feta, grape tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, baby spinach, fresh dill and corn tossed in a bright and sunny lemon dressing. A one-bowl feast. This is a great way to showcase fresh vegetables and is the most perfect summer side dish. Bonus being you can easily turn it into a main dish by throwing in some beans, cooked chicken, shrimp, tofu… [Read more]