Winter Salad

winter salad

Here’s a new meaning of “wintry mix” for ya. A sort of slaw: A winter salad of Napa cabbage, apples, celery and citrus. Napa cabbage is one of my favorite salad ingredients because it’s crisp and mild and can be eaten freshly dressed (like a lettuce salad) or left to marinate a couple of hours […]

Classic Mashed Potatoes

mashed-potatoes

Classic mashed potatoes — smooth, buttery, rich and savory — are one of my favorite foods. When fresh and hot and fluffy, there’s not much better to eat. These are the kind of mashed potatoes you want on your plate with your chicken fried steak and cream gravy. These are the ones to serve with […]

Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

horseradish mashed potatoes

Horseradish and potatoes go together so well, maybe because they both grow in the dirt? Horseradish mashed potatoes therefore go together well with anything that goes with horseradish, too. Like lamb, or roast beef, or grilled ribeye steak. Prepared horseradish is usually kept in the refrigerator aisle of the grocery store. It’s just been peeled […]

Jalapeño Cheese Mashed Potatoes

jalapeno-mashed-potatoes

I love the fresh jalapeño bits in these cheesy mashed potatoes. Depending on your taste — and your jalapeños since some are hotter than others — use 1-2 per pound of potatoes. Remove the seeds and membranes if you want the jalapeño flavor without the heat. These jalapeño cheese mashed potatoes are delicious along side […]

Corn Casserole

corn casserole without jiffy

This is kind of like Jiffy corn casserole without the Jiffy. And I don’t mean it takes a long time. It’s still pretty fast! I was about 13 I think when my uncle dated a lady named Greta for a short while. She came to one Thanksgiving with our family and brought “Greta’s corn casserole”. […]

Portobello Fries

baked portobello fries

Portobello Fries video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Secret: These portobello fries are not really fries at all! But they are crispy and dippable and that’s all anyone expects out of a fry, really. Portobello mushrooms, sliced and breaded with breadcrumbs and cheese […]

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower

baked buffalo cauliflower recipe

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Buffalo cauliflower is on the scene, y’all, and it’s being praised as a healthy version of Buffalo wings and I hate to bear the bad news but I don’t think that deep fried […]

Corn Salad

Corn Salad

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Corn season! It’s one of the best seasons! Besides grilled corn on the cob (elotes), this bright corn salad is my favorite way to enjoy fresh corn. This version is almost like elotes en […]

Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

wedge salad with blue cheese

Wedge salad recipe video- scroll down for recipe! Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Should be no surprise that I love salads. After all, I’m a girl! Haha. That was a joke about romantic comedies and magazine ads. But seriously, I do like salad. They are refreshing! They are easy! […]