Category: Side Dishes

Pigeon Peas & Rice

Growing up in south Florida , which is rich with many different cultures and cuisines – I ate rice daily. Rice and beans, Rice and peas , Seafood rice , and Pigeon peas and rice are kitchen staples. Now, even as an adult , rice is still on my weekly menu. Pigeon peas…

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Creamy + Dreamy Steakhouse Mashed Potatoes

This recipe is going to be your new favorite way to make mashed potatoes. It is inspired by my love for decadent steak house sides , but my shade for the hefty price tag. You do not have to spend $12 for a side of mashed potatoes, this recipe will yield you about…

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Rum Butter Sweet Potato Casserole

We are about two weeks out from Thanksgiving and I’m sure that you are getting your Thanksgiving menu together. Sweet potato dishes are a staple at most Thanksgiving spreads , however I’m sure you haven’t had Rum Butter Sweet Potato Casserole at your table ! This recipe is rich, sweet and filling-and would…

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Southern Collard Greens

The holidays are here and it’s that time of the year where there will be countless family events, potlucks, dinner parties, etc. There are some recipes that just have to be on my table during the holidays, and collard greens are definitely one of them. What are collard greens ? Collard greens are…

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Southwest Chipotle Skillet Corn

Fresh Summer corn is absolutely delicious! Now I know that it’s easier to just make canned corn or frozen corn, but this recipe when used with fresh corn that is cut off the husk is fire! Being that it is still summer, your local grocer should have fresh corn in abundance and usually…

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Lemon Pepper Summer Corn

To me, sides can really make or break any barbecue or cookout. Today is the Fourth of July and this corn recipe is the perfect addition to any family gathering you may be attending this summer. Fresh corn is a summer vegetable that is simply delicious! And with it’s quick cook time, you’re…

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