Tag Archives: sides

Southern Style Corn from the freezer

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Now, I don’t actually know if this is southern style corn. In fact, I would guess that it’s not. I just didn’t know what else to call this and southern sounded good (truth be told I was ok with bacon corn, but thought others might find it a little plain sounding…). Please don’t hate me southerners, I love you, I ...

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Flavor Packed Potato Fans

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I’ve tried about a half-dozen versions of potato fans, and I kept coming up with the same complaint –  the potato itself had no flavor. Finally, I decided to just go rogue. Take what I had learned with the prep, but amp up the seasoning of the potato. I was not disappointed.

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Onion Strings

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We have a restaurant in Canada called The Keg. It’s a great steak house chain where you can get a pretty damn good steak under muted lighting. Every girl likes muted lighting. Bo and I used to go there all the time when we wanted a bit of a nicer meal. But then we had two kids. Seeing as we have a ...

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Caramalized Root Veggies – Rutabaga Edition

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It’s tough sometimes to cook vegetables. I feel like it’s always the same thing: carrots, broccoli, cauliflower. steamed, boiled. salt, pepper, a little butter. It’s boring. It has its place. But it’s still boring. Also, why is it that things like rutabaga and sweet potatoes only really make an appearance around the holidays? This is maddening. I’ve decided that every ...

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Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

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I’ll admit it, the simple task of throwing together some vegetables and roasting them has always seemed daunting to me. I’ve never fully believe that it could be THAT easy. That I could just throw whatever kind of vegetable I wanted onto a baking sheet, pop it in the oven, and call it a day. This week I made country ...

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Scalloped Potatoes

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This is a recipe for my cousin Jenny You see, we have the same splurge of a pot, and I promised her that I’d load her up on recipes for it, which I hadn’t done. Until now. Consider this the start, though I also make chicken with 40 cloves in it. Looking at those pictures again is making me really ...

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