Category: Sides

restaurant style at home

Do you have a favorite bean? Are you a big fan of pinto beans?  Navy beans?  Lima beans? Green beans?  Me, I am a HUGE fan of black beans.  Honestly I would eat black beans everyday if given the opportunity, and now I can fix them at home just like …

a little sprout for everyone

I was asked the other day why I was inspired to use Sprouts in my name, and I had to laugh.  In all my time of blogging no one had ever asked me.  As silly as it sounds, I was inspired by brussel sprouts…yes the veggie.  Yes that one pictured …

bacon makes this party dip ROCK!

One week from today is the SUPER BOW!!  What do you have planned?  Are you starting home with just the family? Planning on having a big party? Maybe going to a party? Well, whatever your plans this dip would be a great treat that everyone is sure to love. A classic…updated So why …

Weeknight Risotto…yes for real

I am a HUGE risotto fan.  Almost anytime it is on a menu I will probably order it, but I also love to make it at home.  Even better, over time The Hubby has learned to LOVE risotto too. you’ve got this… So I know some of you are thinking …

frozen has never been so fancy

Not too long ago I was in the middle of a crazy week and The Hubby wanted to grill.  I always loves it when he grills but I didn’t have any sides for the burgers.  And then I looked in the freezer and saw the answer…frozen fries. Now it’s time …

red rice for dinner tonight…yes, please

Over the last few years I have become quite the fan of rice.  We did not eat it a ton growing up but lately I can’t get enough of it. Red rice..LOVE, LOVE, LOVE The Hubby and I LOVE anything Mexican.  I mean anything…nachos, enchiladas, tacos (in all forms), burritos, fajitas…all …

A last minute must make

New Years Eve is here!  I cannot believe 2017 starts tomorrow.  2016 has been a crazy year and I want to make sure to finish it off with a bang, and these Sausage Balls are a perfect way to do that. Bring on the balls These have been a must …

Mom Dibert’s Corn Casserole

The sis-in-Law’s mom, Cathleen is an amazing cook.  Everything I have had from her has been so, so good.   She is very well known for her pies, but she is also known for this corn casserole. Bring on the corn When Cathleen said she wanted to bring this casserole …

a dressing like no other

Are you a stuffing or dressing person?  Are you a cornbread or bread dressing person?   We are cornbread people here.  Well I am here to tell you I have another option for all my die hard cornbread dressing friends.  Trust me it is AMAZING! An apple a day… The old …

Bourbon + Bacon this Thanksgiving

Every Thanksgiving there is always a sweet potato casserole of some kind.  Last year I did a casserole that had a little something for everyone (recipe can be found here) but this year I wanted to take it to the next level. It all starts with Bacon In my family …