Category Archive: Side Dishes

Homemade Holiday Cranberry Compote Sauce Recipe

As far as I’m concerned, the cranberry sauce is the most important thing on the table at Thanksgiving. I’ve felt this way my whole life and very few people seem to agree with me. That’s alright, I relish being an outsider. Because of my unmatched enthusiasm for this little crimson berry, I believe I am […]

Instant Pot Twice Baked Potato Casserole Recipe

I just got an Instant Pot and I’ll tell you what, it was love at first dish! I put off getting one forever because I didn’t believe it could live up to all the hype. Boy, was I wrong! It cooks things so incredibly fast and you don’t sacrifice flavor! Seriously, I’ve made recipes that […]

Flamin' Hot Cheetos Mexican Street Corn Recipe

This recipe takes classic mexican street corn (elote) and gives it a twist by using Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in place of the chili powder.  If you live in Southern California you are probably familiar with elote, or “Mexican street corn”. It is that delicious corn the man on the street corner grills, then covers in a creamy […]

BLT Waffle Fries - Waffle cut fries covered in mozzarella, ranch, shredded lettuce, bacon, and tomatoes.

If you don’t love a good food mashup, then this is not the food blog for you. We live for mashups and thought this time we would combine our favorite sandwich (all hail the BLT!) with America’s favorite side, french fries. I decided to use waffle fries as the base for two reasons: Waffle Fries […]

Baked Beans served in Mini Bacon Cups.

If you’re throwing a barbecue and aren’t serving baked beans, you’re doing it wrong. To me, they are the quintessential BBQ side dish. That’s why I will be making sure that the July 4th party I’m going to has some. Growing up, we always ate canned baked beans. While they do taste good, I wanted to do something […]

Secret Ingredient Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. You know why? Because it’s not about giving gifts or dressing up, it’s just about the food! And of course family…but mostly the food! Like many holidays, Thanksgiving involves a lot of traditional recipes. Almost everybody has a one or two recipes that they make every year. I usually like to switch […]

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