Category Archives: Sides

Butternut Squash Plain and Simple

Here is a wonderful winter recipe featuring butternut squash. I like it because it is simple and sometimes simple is the tastiest. If you want something different, you can cut the roasted squash into cubes, mash them, and add a … Continue reading

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Balsamic-Garlic Mushrooms

  This is a wonderful appetizer that family and friends will enjoy while you grill the entrée.

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Spicy Broccoli and Cauliflower Kabobs

This is a colorful and flavorful grilled side dish, good any season of the year!   Ingredients: 4 skewers (about 10 inches long) 1 small head of broccoli ½ small head of cauliflower 1 small red onion (cut into 4 wedges) 1 … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion-Cheese Bread

Onions are naturally sweet. When you slowly cook onions over an extended period of time, the natural sugars in the onions caramelize, making the result intensely and wonderfully flavorful.

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How To Grill Corn On The Cob

I used to throw corn on the barbecue and cook it until I thought it was done. This method was not only hit-and-miss, but insured an over-cooked cob and charred corn silk that stuck between my teeth. Learning how to … Continue reading

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Spring Carrot Tart

My mom’s mom, Gran, was born and raised on a homested in a one-room cabin in Beresford, South Dakota, in the late 1800s. Winter was a time of ice and snow. In the month of January, the temperature would often … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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