Category Archives: Side dishes

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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Old-Fashioned Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is the older version of the broccoli casserole with the can of soup etc. It is not quite as nutritious as the previous one with yogurt and sour cream but easy and delicious. 2 packages frozen broccoli, chopped … Continue reading

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Riced Broccoli Casserole

Riced Broccoli is available at Trader Joes in a 15 oz. package in the refrigerated produce section. Broccoli is high in calcium and with the addition of cheddar cheese and yogurt even more calcium is added. 1 package of Trader … Continue reading

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Avocado Salsa Updated

This recipe is still a favorite and has been shared with many friends. Use it as an appetizer with large corn chips or as a side dish for chicken, pork, beef etc. This recipe is easily doubled for a large … Continue reading

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Saffron Rice

This classic dish can be modified to your taste. Saffron is expensive but not much is used in the recipe. Other herbs such as thyme, rosemary, chives, green onions etc. can be substituted. Also, use your favorite rice. We prefer … Continue reading

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Braised Cabbage

This preparation makes the cabbage tender and “sweet”. You wouldn’t know that it was cabbage if you closed your eyes and tasted. 1 medium head of cabbage 2-3 Tablespoons butter (or more if needed) Salt and freshly ground black pepper … Continue reading

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