Side Dishes

BBQ Side Dish: Smoked Sausage Baked Beans Recipe featured by top US food blogger, Practically Homemade

BBQ Side Dish: Smoked Sausage Baked Beans Recipe

Any good day of grilling requires a good baked beans recipe in my opinion.  This Smoked Sausage Baked Beans is my go to recipe.  Super easy to make and ready in an hour, you can make them last minute or have them on the menu all week.  I love the addition of smoked sausage because […] Read more…

Easy Crock Pot Potatoes and Ham Recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

Easy Crock Pot Potatoes and Ham Recipe

Are you a fan of your crock pot as much as I am?  I just love the set it and forget kind of cooking!  This recipe for Crock Pot Potatoes and Ham is especially awesome because it takes such little time.  Some crock pot recipes require 8 hours {or more} for a good result but […] Read more…

Quick Summer Salad: Healthy Mediterranean Salad with Chickpeas, a recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

Quick Summer Salad: Healthy Mediterranean Salad with Chickpeas

Your eyes are not defying you.  I am giving you a Summer Salad recipe today that just happens to be a healthy one.  This Mediterranean Salad with Chickpeas is light, refreshing and just what your summer ordered. I talk A LOT about my love of cookies.  What you may not know is that in order […] Read more…

Fiesta Wedge Salad

A good wedge salad {in my opinion} can’t be beat.  Cool and crisp iceberg lettuce is piled with toppings.  While the classic is always good, I decided to give it a Mexican twist.  Not only are the ingredients fun and festive but the homemade dressing is SO DELICIOUS!  The best part is that it the […] Read more…

Frozen Vegetable Casserole Recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

Frozen Vegetable Casserole Recipe

Today I have a spin off of the original Green Bean Casserole.  While the traditional version is fabulous, especially on a holiday {hello Easter!}, it is always a good idea to change things up.  I have to admit that I hadn’t thought much about Green Bean Casserole until about a month ago when we were […] Read more…

Homemade Mac & Cheese

For years I have searched for just the right Homemade Mac & Cheese.  I have always struggled with the cheese sauce!  It would taste good but have a weird texture.  Finally, after thousands {ok, maybe hundreds} of tries…I have came up with what I think is a winner.  There are a couple of things that […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Side Dish Roundup

I started the week with a side dish and so I thought I would end with one too.  We are two weeks away from Turkey Day and so I have reached out to fellow bloggers for recipes that I think would be great additions to your holiday menu.  This Thanksgiving Side Dish Roundup is sure […] Read more…

Sweet & Yukon Gold Potato Au Gratin Skillet

For years I thought that I didn’t like sweet potatoes.  Honestly, I don’t when they are covered in brown sugar, cinnamon or marshmallows but I love them cooked savory style.  To get my family to eat them I decided to combine two different kinds of potatoes.  The combination of both sweet and Yukon Gold potatoes […] Read more…

Broccoli Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Summer and fresh salads go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly.  My favorite summer meal is a grilled steak and yummy salad.  I love the simplicity of cooking in the summer.  All of the awesome ingredients, dining outside and grilling are just a few of my favorite things {aside from cookies…of course}.  It […] Read more…

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