Category Archives: Side Dish

Cheddar Ham Drop Biscuits

Let’s talk about pantry staples. Pantry necessities. Pantry must-haves. My top 5 must-have spices: red pepper flakes (Brett puts on everything from scrambled eggs to a curry chicken that took me hours); an all-around basic Cajun seasoning; dried basil; nutmeg; … Continue reading

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

For the last two years, the electrical division of Brett’s engineering firm has received a big bundle of four frozen filet mignons. Last year, I was slightly skeptical – until I opened the box and beheld four beautiful bacon-wrapped steaks, … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Herb Butter

Yes, you read that right. This is a long-time favorite side dish of ours, particularly with brown sugar meatloaf. I nearly always make these potatoes in the microwave since they take under 15 minutes, but last week I decided to … Continue reading

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Asparagus & Snap Pea Salad

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you a tester recipe for the Junior League of Wichita’s upcoming cookbook – to be published December 2011. I gave that gumbo recipe a great review – and I have high hopes … Continue reading

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Cheesy Potatoes

July 4th never fails to show me a good time. In fact, I cannot think of the last time that I had a bad, or even mediocre, July 4th. Most years, Brett and I head to my brother or sister’s … Continue reading

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Joan’s Baked Beans

Let’s say my fiance and a bunch of his guys at work get together for food and indoor football. Let’s say that everyone is assigned to bring a dish – some people bring hot dogs, others bring cole slaw, and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries

Did you know….that sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, fiber, iron, and a slew of other vitamins and minerals? Did you know…that there are over 400 varieties of sweet potato, ranging from white to dark … Continue reading

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