Side Dish Recipes

I Got Press! And Zucchini Casserole!

Happy Friday! I have a bajillion things to do this weekend (like recipe creation and testing for my next book!) but I wanted to let you know about this really nice article that came out last week in CultureMap Austin. And I don’t want to say that the reason author Leah Moss was so kind…

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Spinach gonna knock ya block off.

Oh, brother. And sister. Oh, my brothers AND my sisters. I tell you, the other week I was having a rough time! Nothing very specifically terrible (or terribly specific), but you know how sometimes you just are in a shit-mood for a few days because everything is annoying and your job sucks and you’re hot…

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Neat-O Stuff and Spanish Rice

Hey, it’s Friday! Yay! Here’s a couple of cool things that happened or are about to happen: 1. I was included in the Austin Gastronomist’s list of Austin’s Influential Foodies Under 35! I’m really flattered to have been included with some of the top chefs, restauranteurs, and writers in Austin. I’ll be doing an interview…

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

I ate a lot of mashed potatoes as a kid. Not unusual, I am sure. But one thing that was maybe unusual in these Modern Tymes was actually growing the potatoes ourselves. The funnest part was harvesting them.¬†It’s like finding pirate’s booty that you can eat!¬†Working my little fingers into warm earth and pulling up…

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Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes Recipe

Here’s a majorly easy recipe for zucchini pancakes with only 4 ingredients! Switch out zucchini for anything else and make vegetable pancakes! Viola! It’s just that easy, my people.

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How To Cook Collard Greens

Collard greens are a Southern staple and usually made with a buncha pork fat. These collard greens are different, though, in a way more delicious way. It’s like they would do ’em in Italy or something if they had collard greens over there. Maybe they do. I’m no expert on geography. These are yum, though. Promise.

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Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are everyone’s darling! Baked sweet potato fries are even more darling because they’re lower in fat but more concentrated in flavor because the sugars caramelize in the oven — something they don’t do in a vat of fat. Win-win!

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How To Make Corn Fritters

how to make corn fritters

This corn fritters recipe is quick, easy and only requires 5 ingredients! Use another vegetable besides corn and you got some other vegetable fritter! Make it up!

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How To Cook Black-Eyed Peas

Black eyed peas on New Year’s Day will bring you good luck all the year! Here’s how to make perfect black eyed peas with pork fat for your loved ones. Or make them vegetarian by using some butter or oil instead of pork fat.

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