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Category: Vegetables

Loaded Scalloped Potato Casserole

Loaded Scalloped Potato Casserole

Layers of sliced potatoes, chopped bacon, green onions and shredded cheddar cheese, with a browned and crispy top layer of cheddar and breadcrumbs.

Ridiculously Easy Roasted Broccoli

Ridiculously Easy Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli is ridiculously easy to make because almost everyone has these common ingredients on hand in order to make this recipe.

Chinese Stir Fried Green Beans

Chinese Stir Fried Green Beans

In my opinion, Chinese cooking takes the same amount of care and effort in preparing their vegetable dishes as they do with their meat dishes. Their most simple preparations can make vegetable dishes hold its own against any main entree. One of my favorite side […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I plan on making roasted Brussels sprouts as one of the sides. This is far easier than my other Brussels sprouts recipe and yields the same crispy, golden brown result. If you haven’€t gotten the taste of the […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

  Since moving to Georgia, we’ve joined a farmer’s market co-op for a weekly basket of fruit and veggies. In our basket this week was a bunch of kale. Two things come to mind when I think of kale: Zuppa Toscana from the Olive Garden, […]

Bacon wrapped asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus

These are ridiculously easy to prepare. And they make great side dishes. I used the skinny asparagus because I like the taste of them more than the thicker ones. I bundled about 5-6 asparagus with one strip of bacon, sprinkled with pepper (don’t worry about […]

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

I used to be a brussels sprouts hater. It was the one food I couldn’t stand, next to cabbage. My first experience with miniature little lettuceheads was at a dinner at my parents’ friends’ house. They also served lobster. So it was actually a night […]

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sautéed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]