Sides Archive

Mock Shoe Corn

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 …

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Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter

Corn is always a go to side dish for my family. So I’m always in search of ways to make it differently. This Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter is now one of my favorites! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes + chill time for butter Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened 2 …

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Praline Sweet Potatoes

One of my all time favorite holiday recipes is this recipe that my Granny passed along to me, Praline Sweet Potatoes. So amazing. I was never a fan of sweet potatoes/yams until I tried this. I have people beg me every year to make this, so it is no doubt a must try! Servings: 8 …

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Baked Cinnamon Apples

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 …

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Hash Brown Casserole

If you’ve ever had the hash browns at Cracker Barrel, these are very similar to those. Just absolutely yummy! Servings: 10-12 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 1 package 26 oz. frozen hash browns 2 cups shredded Colby cheese 1/4 cup minced onion 1/2 cup beef broth 1 cup milk 2 tbsp …

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Bacon Wrapped Green Beans {Savory}

I’m constantly on the lookout for easy sides, because more often than not I’m guilty of throwing some canned corn or green beans in a pan and heating them up to go along side some of my favorite entrees like my Tangy Pork Tenderloin or this Chicken Cordon Bleu. So if you’re in need of …

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Mashed Potatoes {Crockpot}

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 …

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Candied Green Beans

I’ve always had it in my head that green beans need to be savory, rich with flavor. The other night I was brainstorming about green beans, because I had to send green beans for Rob’s thanksgiving lunch at his work. I thought, “Why can’t green beans be sweet?” See below for the recipe that I …

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Apple Cornbread Dressing

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 …

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Corn Salad

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 …

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Sweet Potato Chips

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1 sweet potato 1 tbs garlic powder 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tbs honey 1 tsp cinnamon Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400°. 2. Slice potato to about 1/4 of an inch. 3. Heat olive oil and honey in sauce pan. Bring to a …

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Greek Potatoes

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. …

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumbers is one of my favorite and most underrated vegetables around. This Cucumber Salad is easy and delicious. It goes great with everything. It can whipped together in less than 5 minutes and requires no cooking time. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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Parmesan Potatoes

I’m always looking for ways to change up potatoes. These Parmesan Potatoes are so easy and a family pleaser. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp. garlic salt 4-6 Yukon gold or russet potatoes, cut into thin wedges Directions: …

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Roasted Potatoes

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Ready In: 50 minutes Ingredients 3 potatoes 1/3 cup Olive oil 2 tbs Dried Onion 1/3 cup All season salt 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp “Slap Your Momma” 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 5 finally chopped jalapeños (optional) Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400°. …

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