Category Archives: Sides

Mock Shoe Corn

By | July 3, 2018

I’ve got another great dish for you today from The Texas Cowboy Cookbook. Ever heard of Mock Shoe Corn or Maque Choux? It’s a spicy version of Indian succutash that became popular with the Cajuns in Lousiana. Well I love Tex-Mex and Cajun food, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this recipe. A… Read More »

Hummus Made Easy #sponsored

By | April 26, 2016

This post was sponsored by The Women Bloggers, LLC and #SoapBoxInfluence. The opinions are entirely mine except those reported to me by my coworkers. A special thanks to the Kendal King Group creators of #HummusMadeEasy Campaign. In today’s world, life is go-go-go! More is expected of us in less time which causes us more stress.… Read More »

Baked Cinnamon Apples

By | September 28, 2015

Cooler weather, leaves beginning to change, football… It is officially fall and I’m loving it! I love seeing the large bushels of apples at the market during this time of the year. This recipe is one of my favorite standbys. I used these Baked Cinnamon Apples as a side dish, a dessert (just add some… Read More »

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

By | May 20, 2015

Starting earlier in the year, I have been craving strawberries like nobody’s business! So now that it’s finally strawberry season, I’m a happy girl. I’ve also wanted to try my hand at making my own vinaigrette. This strawberry vinaigrette was the bomb! Amazing! I’m going to have a hard time buying store-bought dressing after making… Read More »

Mashed Potatoes {Crockpot}

By | February 8, 2015

For the longest time, I had boycotted mashed potatoes. Even though they are one of my favorite foods, I just couldn’t seem to get them right. Then, not long ago I wondered if I could expedite a meal by cooking the potatoes in the crockpot to help save time. That’s one less component of the… Read More »

Cornbread Waffles

By | January 3, 2015

I’ve been hearing about cornbread waffles and decided to try it out. The kids thought I’d lost my mind when I told they saw a “waffle” in their chili. However, they ended up loving it. Now if you’re in a rush or just feeling lazy you can simply use the JIFFY cornbread mix. You just… Read More »

Apple Cornbread Dressing

By | December 13, 2014

Do you have your Christmas meal planned out? Still looking for that perfect dressing? This Apple Cornbread Dressing is so flavorful. My favorite thing about it is that it never gets dry. The apple juice and butter keep it nice and moist. Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 (9×9… Read More »

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Crockpot}

By | August 29, 2014

Nothing says fall more than apples! I decided to kick the weekend off with some Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce. For my first time making it, it turned out pretty well. Rob’s Gramma was the first person I ever met who makes her own applesauce. Maybe after a few times of making it, it will be as… Read More »

Corn Salad

By | August 1, 2014

I have always enjoyed corn, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up some. I wanted a corn dish that could be served as a cold salad. This corn salad is so simple and can be made ahead of time. This is perfect for a potluck. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: None… Read More »

Greek Potatoes

By | June 18, 2014

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 4 large potatoes, cut to desired size 4 minced garlic cloves 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tbs. dried oregano Juice from 1 lemon sea salt fresh coarse ground black pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400°F 2. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray 3.… Read More »