Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish

If you haven’t given Couscous a go yet, you really should. There are two common versions of couscous – Moroccan and Israeli. Moroccan Couscous is the very small – almost granular – version with a yellow hue to it. Israeli Couscous is relatively larger – also called Pearl Couscous – and has a more whiteContinue reading “Lemon Herb Couscous #sidedish”

Bourbon Baked Beans #sidedish

Baked Beans are such a great side dish. They go with burgers, any type of grilled meat, chicken, steak, ribs, pulled pork, smoked turkey, tri-tip, cue Bubba (because I could go on and on) – lol. They are also great for just about any type of potluck event. This recipe for Bourbon Baked Beans alsoContinue reading “Bourbon Baked Beans #sidedish”

Cheesy Cauliflower #sidedish #ketofriendly

When I do my weekly meal planning I always struggle with the side dishes. Just like with my main dishes – I don’t like to repeat things too frequently. So I’m often trying different variations of things. When I stumbled on to the idea for Cheesy Cauliflower, I knew it was going to be aContinue reading “Cheesy Cauliflower #sidedish #ketofriendly”

Crispy Parmesan Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables out there. You can use them in so many different ways and different styles of food – it’s incredible. I think the only thing they can’t really do is be served raw. And that’s just because it’s unpleasant – it won’t do anything to you. This goContinue reading “Crispy Parmesan Potatoes”

Bacon Risotto – so yummy!

Risotto is one of those dishes that people tend to shy away from because they think it’s too difficult. Probably because on all those cooking competition shows it’s always the risotto that sends someone home. In truth risotto is a very technique driven dish – but it’s not actually difficult. This recipe for Bacon RisottoContinue reading “Bacon Risotto – so yummy!”

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!”

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)”

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