Cream and cheese make any vegetable taste good but they’re especially effective with these mild leeks, cooked until softened and then baked with cream and grated Cheddar cheese. These make a nice comforting side dish and can be made ahead of time and then heated through. I think this would also be good with some […]
I was looking for some new vegetable side dishes and saw these stir-fried bean sprouts in the local paper. It says “serves 4 as a side dish” but I would say it’s more like 6–or we just don’t eat a lot of sprouts! This is mild enough for kids if they’re adventurous. My kids like […]
Green beans can be boring–but not these! These are so simple and so good! I made them twice in a row and ate leftovers at lunch.
This Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage was a great simple dinner for midweek and was the hit of my pre-holiday dinners. I halved the original recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America so I used half a pound of pasta instead of the full pound and I used broccolini instead of broccoli rabe or rapini. The […]
I discovered I’d not moved this recipe over from the old site and it’s good enough to bring back. This is from one of my favorite cookbooks, Mom’s Updated Recipe Box: 300 Family Favorites Made Quick and Healthy. That links to a book that is slightly newer than my copy as it has 50 more […]