Category: Sides

Quinoa, Cucumber, & Sun Dried Tomato Salad

Salad in a

A light, fresh salad with a zesty herb vinaigrette dressing that gets an added richness from goat cheese. It’s vegetarian and gluten-free, and can be easily made vegan without the goat cheese.

Roasted Red Potato Salad

Roasted red potatoes give this potato salad an interesting dimension. The dijon and dill dressing make this an irresistible side dish! Great for picnics and potlucks. Buying for 1 or 2 people can be hard. Sometimes I end up having produce that I need to use up, which was the case with the potatoes I

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Zesty Mac & Cheese {Under 30 Minutes}

Macaroni and cheese in a dish in front of a bowl of cheddar cheese and a container of noodles

A zesty homemade macaroni and cheese recipe that is a perfect side dish for chicken, beef, or pork. Done in under 30 minutes, too! It’s super easy to dress this up as a main dish by adding cooked chicken or pulled pork. Homemade mac and cheese is easier than you might think. I think it’s

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Creamy Cheddar Grits

Growing up in Charleston, grits were a staple of my childhood. For over 20 years of my life, I don’t think I had bad grits. After college, I moved north. New York and Philadelphia had amazing food, of course, but it was almost impossible to find good Southern food or soul food. It was a

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Parmesan & Garlic Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Crispy roasted brussels sprouts on a serving platter with serving fork

I recently asked my social media followers for some recipe requests. One of the requests was for more vegetable recipes. I make veggies a good bit, but I’m not so great at remembering to write down the recipes so I remember to blog them. I’ll try to get better at that! I was out to

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Rosemary & Mozzarella Corn Muffins

Rosemary & mozzarella corn muffins

My riding club had a horse show a few weeks ago. Several chapters of the club get together for the show, and we usually have a chili potluck lunch. I signed up to bring a crock pot of chili and some cornbread. I was scrambling to get everything together for the show (for me and

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Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes

Oven roasted herb potatoes

I was going to make these on the grill, but didn’t really plan properly to allow them enough time to start cooking ahead of everything else, so in the oven they went. We had these with grilled strip steak and grilled asparagus. I used the leftovers for breakfast potatoes – just added some onion and

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Coleslaw with Greek Yogurt

My boyfriend and I got together with some friends last weekend. We went out for a few drinks on the water, and came back to have pulled pork that he’d had in the slow cooker all day. I offered to bring slaw to go with the pulled pork, and I also brought the cheese spaetzle

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Kase Spaetzle (“Mac & Cheese” Dumplings)

Kase spaetzle, "mac & cheese" dumplings

Spaetzle, small German dumplings, is one of my favorite foods of all time. We used to have spaetzle all the time with goulash when I was little. There’s a German restaurant not too far from my house that does spaetzle with cheese (like a mac and cheese) and ham. I wanted to do my own

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