Category Archives: Side Dishes

Gravy Trick!

My mom rarely makes her gravy only on the stove top. Her step mom taught her a trick that she passed on to me. I know I don’t use this trick to it’s full potential -but a few nights ago, … Continue reading

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Homemade Blender Salsa

When we were first married, our landlord gave us 1/2 of one of their garden rows. We planted cherry tomatoes and zucchini and felt very earthy about the whole thing. As the cherry tomatoes ripened, we tried to find places … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

My husband has been eyeballing this recipe for a while. He suggested we get a sitter and cook it together. He’s so cute. He had no idea that roasting an entire chicken would take I decided to make his … Continue reading

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House Dressing

Last night, I did something I’ve never done before: I made salad dressing. I had half a bag of salad in my fridge that I wanted to have with dinner, but I didn’t have any dressing… I thought the situation … Continue reading

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Tot Sauce

My husband and I used to have Tater Tots on a regular basis. I don’t really know what that stopped, but it did. We haven’t had tots in ages, and yesterday I asked him to stop at the store on … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

My blessed aunt brought me a bag full of fresh produce yesterday. I was thrilled! I haven’t been able to get a bountiful basket in months, and I’ve been really missing it. She gave me a big portion of her … Continue reading

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I can’t get enough of artichokes these days… they taste so much better now than they ever have. The problem is: I’ve never been able to boil me a good artichoke. In college, my roommate and I once tried to … Continue reading

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Pinterest Round-Up

Has it really been two months since I’ve posted? I mean, last time I posted, I was 25! Well, just because I haven’t been posting doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. I took on a new calling and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs Cloaked in Dough

My kids aren’t big pizza eaters.  I’m hoping that they grow out of it -believe me.  My husband, on the other hand, loves pizza.  I worked at a pizza store during high school, and got used to handling dough.  I … Continue reading

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Blender Salsa

When my husband and I were married, we found a home spun cookbook amongst our wedding gifts.  The recipes were not in categories.   They were not alphabetized.  There were grammatical errors here and there.  But that cookbook is one of my … Continue reading

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