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Cauliflower “Rice” Pilaf – Healthier and Tastier Alternative to Rice

In Sides On September 24, 2017 0 Comments

My husband has an aversion to cauliflower.  I fixed this dish and asked him how he liked his rice.  He said it was very good.  Busted! 1 large… Read More »

Fruit Salad with Hawaiian Cheesecake Flavored Sauce – Soooo good!

In Dessert, Sides On June 20, 2017 0 Comments

My sister-in-law, Kippy, brought this to our cookout.  It was so delicious, we could have served it for dessert.  Leftovers were even better the next day, which makes… Read More »

Basic Quinoa

In Sides On January 10, 2017 0 Comments

Quinoa has a bitter outer shell, and unless it has already been pre-rinsed, you need to soak it in water for 20 minutes, drain, and rinse.  I prefer… Read More »

Steakhouse Mashed Potatoes with Horseradish and Sour Cream

In Sides On September 11, 2016 0 Comments

I love these mashed potatoes that you get in a steak house and you will, too. 2 lbs. red or russet potatoes 1/2 – 3/4 c. sour cream… Read More »

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes – So Sweet!

In Appetizers/Salads, Sides On September 11, 2016 0 Comments

I love cherry tomatoes, but lately, the skins have been so tough, they are hard to enjoy.  So I roasted them and discovered that you can easily pinch… Read More »

Summer Squash Casserole – True Southern Favorite

In Sides On May 29, 2016 0 Comments

I love yellow squash.  I have tried a few different casserole recipes lately with cheese, but the cheese takes away from the wonderful squash flavor.  You can add… Read More »

Pommes Dauphinoise in the pressure cooker (potatoes scalloped in cream and cheese) – Delicious!!

In Sides On May 29, 2016 0 Comments

This is taking a fancy French dish and simplifying it in the Instant Pot pressure cooker with great results. 2 T. butter 1/4 c. finely chopped onion (or… Read More »

The Best Applesauce – In the Instant Pot

In Dessert, Sides On May 4, 2016 0 Comments

I just threw the ingredients in the Instant Pot, and was so surprised at the best applesauce I had ever had.  I don’t get excited about applesauce, but… Read More »

Baked Potato – New Way to Fluffy Goodness

In Sides On March 7, 2016 0 Comments

Tired of baked potatoes that are hard and lackluster?  America’s Test Kitchen came up with this new time and temperature formula that produces delicious, fluffy potatoes.   Kind of… Read More »

Rice and Pasta Pilaf (home-made Rice-A-Roni)

In Sides, Uncategorized On February 8, 2016 0 Comments

I love Rice a Roni, but not the MSG and preservatives.  Making it from scratch is way better! 1 1/2 c.  long-grain white rice 3 T.  butter 2… Read More »