Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad


I hope everyone had a happy and safe Fourth of July celebration with lots of delicious food. 🇺🇸 It’s been a while since I posted a new recipe (I’ve taken a little hiatus in the kitchen), and thought I’d share this one I made yesterday. It can be a nice main or side dish, andContinue reading “Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad”

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole


With the holidays quickly approaching, visions of dinner menus have been dancing in my head. One of my staples is a sweet potato casserole which always receives rave reviews, and I just realized I haven’t posted it. I took the traditional marshmallow-topped dish, and took it to a new level (in my humble opinion). IContinue reading “Candied Sweet Potato Casserole”

Quinoa


Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a grain that comes from the Andes Mountains of South America. Quinoa’s origins are truly ancient. It was one of  the three staple foods, along with corn and potatoes, of the Inca civilization. Quinoa was known then, and still is known, with respect, as the mother grain. It is often called the “Supergrain of the Future.”Continue reading “Quinoa”

Cauliflower Goat Cheese Mash


This is a lovely side dish that not only tastes great, but is very low in carbs. Ingredients 1/2 large head cauliflower, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 Tbsp. whipping cream 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 2 Tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp. goat’s cheese (I recommend herb-coated) Salt and pepper to taste Directions Cook the cauliflowerContinue reading “Cauliflower Goat Cheese Mash”

Haricot Verts aka “OMG, Insanely Delicious Green Beans”


Besides having the traditional Green Bean Casserole at Thanksgiving, I used to overlook green beans when thinking about making a side dish to accompany my main course. Well, that has changed now. These tantalize my taste buds to the extreme. I know… it’s just a vegetable, but in my opinion, these are out of this world. TryContinue reading “Haricot Verts aka “OMG, Insanely Delicious Green Beans””