So, I’m walking through the grocery store with my husband trying to set our Thanksgiving menu, when he springs the news that Brussels’ Sprouts are not one of his favorites. I had seen a recipe for some wrapped in bacon that I thought would be great! Now what? I looked down and saw a recipe…
Category: Side Dish
Cranberry Glazed Butternut Squash
There are just certain flavors that remind me of Fall and Thanksgiving. Cranberry is one. Although butternut squash is available year ’round in my neck of the woods, I still think of it as an autumn vegetable. This recipe combines the two.
Spicy Cornbread and Sausage Dressing
This cornbread dressing is spicy because of the addition of poblano peppers and the use of andouille sausage. You could also use a milder bell pepper, if you prefer, and a kielbasa sausage, but then it wouldn’t be too spicy, would it?
Summer Squash “Fries”
I don’t know if you grow your own yellow summer squash or not, but I do. Not so much by choice, but it does have a mind of its own. Last year I planted it with peppers. I did not get any peppers at all! The squash took over and it didn’t even let the…
Roasted Cauliflower and Cherry Tomatoes with Chickpeas and Olives
Roasted cauliflower is one of my most favoritest things. This version has it all, from the sweetness of the tomatoes to the earthiness of the chickpeas and the saltiness of the olives.
Tangy Slaw with Sauerkraut and Apples
I saw a similar recipe in Better Homes and Gardens magazine, but they wanted me to shred up some Brussels Sprouts. This I could not do. You see, I do not like Brussels Sprouts. So this recipe has sauerkraut, cabbage, apples, raisins, and dried cranberries.
Hill Country Potato Salad
This is a take on German potato salad and as such has no mayonnaise. It sort of has a sweet-sour flavor profile. The recipe comes from an old pamphlet, “Texas Recipes from Texas Places, Volume III.” It’s a Texan-ized German potato salad recipe.
Stir Fried Wheat Berries
As in a substitute for fried Rice. This is a simple side dish like a fried rice. It is just sliced onions, minced garlic, snow peas, cashews, cooked wheat berries, vinegar and soy sauce.
Grilling shallots makes a simple, yet sweet, side dish that pairs with anything grilled. Leftovers are terrific chopped and added to salads, soups, and other recipes.