Category: Side Dishes

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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Southern Style Potato Salad

Fourth of July is this week and with a long weekend that will be full of barbecues and family time, I thought this would be a perfect side dish to share. There is nothing like a delicious serving of potato salad that is creamy and full of flavor, and this recipe will get…

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Soul Food Green Beans with smoked turkey Recipe

Vegetables are usually the black sheep of a lot of meals because they can be pretty boring or bland if not prepared well. This recipe however is full of flavor! Pair this with yellow rice –Perfect Yellow Rice and any meat, and you have a delicious dinner! Because of the large serving, it…

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Weeknight Rice + Peas

This recipe is what I would like to think of as a millennial version of rice and peas. Traditionally you would be soaking kidney beans and cooking them longer, but as millennials we like to have delicious food on the fly. This recipe uses canned kidney beans which cuts the cook and preparation…

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Old Fashioned Soul Food Baked Mac and Cheese

When I think of comfort food, I think of a nice pan of warm, bubbly macaroni and cheese. There are many different ways that you can make macaroni and cheese but through the years I have adapted my own, which is a mouthful of creamy cheesy pasta. I’ve found the key to creamy…

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Perfect Yellow Rice

This recipe is definitely a side dish staple in my kitchen. I’m not really a fan of plain white rice (unless it’s jasmine rice) so yellow rice is always my go to. This dish is flavorful , yet pairs well with just about any meat and vegetable for the perfect dinner. Ingredients 3…

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