Not to Be Denied Sides: Restaurant Style Refried Beans & Yellow Rice

So far this week we’ve spent the week gathering some scrumptious Mexican dishes, but where are the recipes for the “not to be denied sides?” Today we dedicate the day to just that, or those 🙂 Most all of us have opened up a can of refried beans to find a pasty, cylinder shaped, tasteless,…

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Ana’s Earth Day Brown Rice & Vegetable Harvest Bake

On this day, April 22nd we demonstrate our support and protection of our beloved Mother Nature. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide and global actions are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more…

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Curry’s Categories + Brown Butter Curry Rice with Cherries & Toasted Pecans

Serving Suggestion: Smoked Cornish Game Hen & Chopped Salad with Avocados & Cherry Tomatoes The brown butter provides toastiness, the curry the perfect amount of color & spice, the cherries a kiss of sweetness and pecans the nutty crunch. This savory sweet rice helps your palate experience just the right notes of a wonderful culinary…

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Brown Rice & Vegetable Casserole—An Earth Day Traditional Side Dish

On this day, April 22nd we demonstrate our support and protection of our beloved Mother Nature. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide and global actions are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more…

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English Creamed Garden Peas with Red & Purple Potatoes

New red and purple potatoes and peas are treated to a warm, delectable, creamy sauce for this extraordinary, colorful side dish which makes a stunning statement on any table; holiday or everyday. Perfect alongside Easter roasts or ham. Amazingly delicious! Ingredients 2 pounds small red and purple potatoes, quartered 3 cups fresh or frozen peas…

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5 Cheese Au Gratin Potatoes: The Ultimate Easter Side Dish

Many cultures celebrate Easter in varying ways and the fare served on this Holy day parallel the traditions. However, in most American households baked ham is most always a culinary focal point accompanied by a cascade of steamy, creamy potatoes. This recipe is much like the conventional scalloped, but with the addition of 5 cheeses…

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JB’s Creamy Sautéed Spinach, Mushrooms & Caramelized Onions

This is an extremely scrumptious recipe introduced to me by my friend Jana. Our test kitchen (Me 🙂 ) found it to be very versatile; great mixed with pasta, served alone as a side dish with grilled or baked meat or fish or the filling for panini…really fantastic! Thanks for the delicious introductions & your…

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Rosemary Sweet & White Potato Galette

Galette is a term used in French cuisine to designate various types of flat round or freeform crusty cakes; sweet or savory. This flavor-packed, golden orb is a wonderful replacement for ordinary hash browns or when you want to make a broader dinnertime statement. Beautiful and herby; inside and out. Ingredients 2 large Yukon gold…

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