Category Archives: Side dishes

Fennel, Red Onion, and Arugula

Arugula is available in most good grocery stores. If you can’t find it, substitute with baby spinach. 2 cups loosely packed baby arugula (or tear larger leaves into small pieces) 2 ½ Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium bulb fennel, cored … Continue reading

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Laurie’s Roasted Peppers

Laurie introduced this vegetable dish to us. These peppers are delicious. You leave the skins on and cut the peppers into pieces. Use brightly colored ones if you have them available. This will become a family favorite. They are a … Continue reading

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Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Family Bread Stuffing

This is our favorite bread stuffing. The recipe can be easily varied. Friends make cornmeal or rice stuffing but bread stuffing still remains our favorite. The ingredients make enough stuffing for a 10 to 15 lb. turkey with the remaining … Continue reading

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Our Classic Potato Salad

My husband requested this potato salad after a business trip to Australia. It has the classic ingredients of celery, red onion, and dill. This is the simple potato salad that many of us had in our childhood. The dill is … Continue reading

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Baked Beans

There are many techniques for cooking dried beans. I use this method for dried butter beans but it can be used for black beans, cannellini beans, or Great Northern beans. 1 pound dried butter beans or other of your choice … Continue reading

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Corn, Onion, and Cheddar “Pie”

This is one of our most requested recipes. We make this recipe to go with flank steak, BBQ chicken, and lamb chops. We make it throughout the year and more frequently in the warmer months. I am reposting it with … Continue reading

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