Tag: side dish

Karnabeet: A Cauliflower-Tahini Salad

Karnabeet: A Cauliflower-Tahini Salad

I’m getting a bit of a taste of my old social life these days with a few things dotting each week day eve and guests each weekend for the next few. It’s all fun stuff, but it means that all too often I’m reverting back […]

Dutch Mustard Soup, Mosterdsoep

Dutch Mustard Soup, Mosterdsoep

Mustard. Let’s talk about it. I think it’s safe to say that it’s one of the most beloved condiments out there and while buying fun and fancy jams is my passion, tracking down fun and unusual mustards is my hobby. I love mustard. Dijon. Honey, […]

Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Salad

Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Salad

Back in the kitchen, taking it slow.  I got the post-move ball rolling in the easiest way possible with this kettle corn recipe, and I’m building myself up towards a multi-layer cake extravaganza (maybe).  Until I get there, here we have the second easiest thing you could […]

Labneh with Roasted Grapes

Labneh with Roasted Grapes

There is too much to do, not enough time, not enough hours, not enough arms, and what suffers is the food.  However, rather than reaching for the closest fast food item, I tend toward the opposite: less is more, and things like warm yogurt and […]

Roasted Mushroom Soup

Roasted Mushroom Soup

Creamy roasted mushroom soup with fresh thyme. Baby it’s cold outside. Like, really cold. The coldest. But let’s think about warmer things, like soups and warm vacations, or soup that was eaten on a warm vacation. For you today, I have the latter. Mom and […]

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

One pot dish of leftover rice tossed with freshly crisped bacon and spicy, tangy kimchi in this kimchi fried rice ‘Tis the season for carbs.  Well, more accurately in my house, ’tis the season to eat only those things that can be eaten out of […]

Slow Cooked Short Ribs with Grits

Slow Cooked Short Ribs with Grits

Short ribs cooked slow in a rich vegetable gravy with slow cooked grits First off, yes, these pictures are horrible. Sometimes all that important is getting delicious food from my plate into my mouth as fast as possible, art be damned. I will make them […]

Orange Almond Green Beans

Orange Almond Green Beans

Green beans sautéed in orange juice with marcona almonds and rosemary and topped with manchego crisps Dudes and dudettes. The election. We’re almost there. I’m scared to live in this country, whatever the outcome.  I mean, think about it. Moving on to happier thoughts like […]

Saffron Chorizo Dressing

Saffron Chorizo Dressing

The Spanish flavors of paella are mixed with traditional dressing ingredients for this saffron chorizo dressing. Hey, so in case you didn’t realize, the Cubs won the World Series on Wednesday night.  I have been a loyal Cubs fan for, I don’t know…a month? That’s […]

Spinach & Manchego Smashed Potatoes

Spinach & Manchego Smashed Potatoes

Red potatoes are smashed with spinach and manchego cheese, and spiced and herbed for these Spinach and Manchego Smashed Potatoes. So, last week I think it was, I was sorting my calendar for the next  month, looking at the to-dos and to-gos, and realized oh, […]


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