Crispy Parmesan Potatoes

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS

Bacon Risotto – so yummy!

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS

Creamed Corn Pasta

Side dishes are so important so often over looked with it comes to meal planning. This usually leads to them becoming an afterthought, resulting in a side dish rut. So many people serve basically the same side dishes over and over, only changing up the main! Don’t be like those people – please I’m beggingContinue reading “Creamed Corn Pasta”

5 Side Dish Ideas (With Recipes)

Side Dishes are some often overlooked when it come to meal planning. But when you have a great side dish – it can be the star of the show. I especially like to make sure that I have a few really good side dish ideas when I am making a protein that doesn’t take aContinue reading “5 Side Dish Ideas (With Recipes)”

Spicy Potato Corn Salad – perfect for a Steak Side!

Almost every cook has a potato salad recipe that they know by heart and pull out for every picnic, BBQ and pot luck. If you have been following along with homemade on a Weeknight you know that I like to change it up from time to time and try some new flavors in old stand-byes.Continue reading “Spicy Potato Corn Salad – perfect for a Steak Side!”

Cheesy Rice & Broccoli

There are many nights that I actually put more effort into the side dish than the main course – usually because I am grilling steaks or baking chicken. Rice dishes are a favorite in my home, and who doesn’t love cheese? That’s how I came by this super gooey Cheesy Rice & Broccoli recipe! ItContinue reading “Cheesy Rice & Broccoli”

Beer Battered Onion Rings a Featured Favorite!

I just love that people are taking a liking to the recipes. Today, Busy Being Jennifer along with Jerri at Simply Sweet Home, Lisa at Condo Blues, Amy at A Day of Small Things, and Penny at Penny’s Passion listed the Beer Battered Onion Rings recipe as a favorite on this last week’s recipe roundContinue reading “Beer Battered Onion Rings a Featured Favorite!”

Citrus & Herb Whipped Cauliflower (video)

Summer time calls for bright and light meals that can be made quickly and go well with anything on the BBQ. When I think bright and light, citrus flavors always come to mind first. And this is how I developed this Citrus & Herb Whipped Cauliflower. I actually got the inspiration from one of ourContinue reading “Citrus & Herb Whipped Cauliflower (video)”

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Sometimes you just really need that good ol’ pub food to go with your steak or burger. And, man do we love burgers in my house! I have always loved onion rings and prefer the beer battered variety. But you can only really find panko style ones from the freezer section. So what’s a homeContinue reading “Beer Battered Onion Rings”

Lemon Dill Orzo Salad

Every summer my family uses our grill for most dinners – so the meat is usually easy to figure out. So then it becomes all about the side dishes – what can I do with the side dishes to keep it interesting? That’s how I came up with this Lemon Dill Orzo Salad. I wasContinue reading “Lemon Dill Orzo Salad”