Category Archives: Side Dishes

Zucchini Patties

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As anyone with a garden knows once you plant zucchini you soon have far more of it then you will ever need.  Eating zucchini quickly becomes a chore.  Time to try making Zucchini Patties.  I will be honest my zucchini recipes tend to lean towards desserts and treats with Zucchini Cake and Zucchini Crumb Muffins. […]

Purple Potato Salad

I love Potato Salad, especially this time of year.  In Spring when 50 degrees feels like 75 degrees and the grill starts getting used Potato Salad is a usual side dish.  Everyone I know makes it and I love just about every version I have ever had. I make my Purple Potato Salad with three […]

Pepper Bread Bowl Dip

Not long ago I used to be able to leave the house and go watch football every Sunday.  The day would be filled with bragging about my fantasy football skills and eating tons of awesome food.  The Pepper Bread Bowl was developed over those days while more recently being used for things like kids birthday […]

Fried Pickles

I will order fried pickles in any restaurant when I see them.  It is one of those things that is far easier to have someone make for you.  I had them for the first time about 4 years ago and absolutely loved them. These are extremely easy to make at home but the downside is […]

Company Carrots

I call these Company Carrots because I only ever make them when we have company over.  They have too much sugar in them for healthy weeknight eating but come special occasion dinners they are always a big hit. You can either make these with small thin whole carrots or this time I got nice bunch […]

Potato Wedges

Potato Wedges baked in the oven are my go to side dish.  Since they are easy and can bake anywhere from 375-425 they can get thrown in with most other things you would be cooking on a weeknight. Everyone over 3 months old in the house will eat them (even if Spencer only uses them […]