Korean Stir Fried Vegetables
Korean Stir Fried Vegetables are a great, quick and easy side dish, that is both familiar and a little different. We’ve all had stir fried veggies, but the addition of gochujang adds a little bit of funk that sets these apart from a traditional stir fry. These Korean Stir Fried Vegetables are a great accompaniment to Korean Grilled Pork Chops. Give them a shot, and don’t forget to leave a comment to tell me what you think. Continue reading “Korean Stir Fried Vegetables”
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
Mediterranean couscous salad is an easy, flavorful side dish that can be on your dinner table in less than a half an hour. Couscous, like rice, is a perfect canvas for flavor. This Mediterranean couscous salad can be served hot as a base to soak up the sauce in stews and braises. Or, you can serve it cold as a light side dish. Continue reading “Mediterranean Couscous Salad”
Corn and Jalapeno Hoe Cakes
These Corn and Jalapeno Hoe Cakes are half pancake, half cornbread, and 100% delicious. You can eat these with butter and syrup for breakfast or serve them on the side of a pot of collard greens. The corn and jalapenos add sweetness and spice, that take these hoe cakes from ordinary to extraordinary.
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Herb Roasted Potatoes
Herb roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for any meal, and they couldn’t be easier to make. Whether you are eating them with chicken, beef, pork, or fish, these potatoes will be a welcome addition to your dinner table.
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Red Beans and Rice
Red beans and rice is a comfort food classic. It is a versatile dish that can be a main course or a side dish, but either way, it will be the star of your dinner table. This is an easy dish to make, but it is time-consuming. The beans need to be cooked until they burst, release their starch and thicken into a thick stew. I cooked my beans for about 3 hours, but most of that time was spent playing Xbox and scrolling through Instagram. Continue reading “Red Beans and Rice”
Glazed carrots are an easy and tasty side dish that is a great accompaniment to beef, chicken, pork, fish, or whatever else you want to serve them with. The best part about these glazed carrots is that they are compatible with numerous flavor combinations. I’m going to provide you with two of the many flavor combinations that will make this a go-to side dish for you and your family. Continue reading “Glazed Carrots”
Asparagus is available all year long, but it is at its peak in the spring. This recipe for roasted asparagus showcases the flavor of the asparagus and couldn’t be easier. If you have an oven and about 15 minutes you can make a quick tasty side dish. Continue reading “Roasted Asparagus”
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Chipotles and Maple Syrup
These mashed sweet potatoes are a great side dish for chicken, steak, or anything else. Sweet potatoes are generally looked at as a fall and/or winter vegetable, but they are delicious all year long. You can use sweet potatoes whenever you use regular potatoes…with a couple of adjustments. DO NOT boil sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes aren’t as starchy as regular potatoes and can become waterlogged if submerged in water. Steaming the sweet potatoes is the trick to making light, fluffy, mashed sweet potatoes. Continue reading “Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Chipotles and Maple Syrup”