Easy Spicy Black Beans

Spicy Black Beans

Easy Spicy Black Beans are a simple side dish perfect for just about any Mexican or Tex-Mex meal. We eat a lot of Mexican and Tex-Mex type food. It is usually quick and easy to make and everyone loves it. It is also easy to make gluten free. One of our favorite side dishes for Mexican food is Mexican Rice, but we also love to […]

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Your Favorite Side Dishes {Ask the Readers}

Ask The Readers

Side Dishes. I think side dishes are one of my least favorite things to cook. But they shouldn’t be. Side dishes may not be the star of the meal, but they are often an important part of the meal. They are also often the healthiest part of the meal and we really should pay more attention to them. I think we all get into a […]

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Cheesy Baked Rice {A Simple Side Dish}

Cheesy Baked Rice

Side dishes can often be boring and plain. And if your house is anything like mine, they are often the same side dishes over and over again. Side dishes are where I definitely lack creativity. This cheesy baked rice recipe I am sharing today is not exactly super creative, but it is simple and delicious. This is one of those side dishes that I can […]

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Homemade Baked Jo Jo Potatoes

Homemade JoJo Potatoes from LynnsKitchenAdventures.com

Jo Jo Potatoes are one of the those foods that brings back childhood memories for me. Or not so much childhood, but teenage living in a small town type memories. I grew up in a very small town, kind of in the middle of nowhere, okay really in the middle of nowhere, in far northwest Oregon. It was, and still is, a small logging town […]

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Quick and Easy Side Dish- Buttered Rice

Quick and Easy Side Dish Butter Rice

You all know I love quick and easy recipes. And you probably also know that I love inexpensive recipes that use everyday ingredients. Well, today’s recipe for Easy Buttered Rice is just that. It is quick and easy and only contains three everyday kitchen staple type ingredients. This rice is a simple side dish that goes with so many different meals. And if you add ground beef […]

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Grilled Twice Baked Potatoes

Grilled Twice Baked Potatoes

  I thought I would get one last grilling recipe shared with you all before summer is over. Have you ever grilled potatoes? If not, you really should give it a try, because the flavor of potatoes when grilled is amazing. With these grilled twice baked potatoes you bake the potatoes first, and then grill them after they are filled. You may wonder why you […]

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Creamy Bacon and Tomato Potato Salad and Please Help Me By Leaving a Comment

garlic cooking creme

Are you ready for Memorial Day and some great cookouts? Yes, I know Memorial Day weekend is about so much more than cookouts and barbecues, but for many this is the start of summer and family gatherings. And what better way to celebrate than with a barbecue. Today we are celebrating with a virtual barbecue and I am bringing Creamy Bacon and Tomato Potato Salad. […]

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Ten Favorite Side Dishes

I have received several emails and comments recently asking what I usually serve as side dishes and vegetables. Well, I wish I could say that I was super creative when it comes to side dishes, but the reality is I am not. It is not so much that I am not creative, but that I often lack the time. All too often we have salad, frozen vegetables, or even […]

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Skillet Potatoes {Cooking Through My Collection}

Fried Potatoes

I know I have said it before, and I doubt it will be the last time that I say it, but I love potatoes. I love them mashed, I love them in potato salad, I love them scalloped, I love them twice baked. What can I say I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, so potatoes are just part of me and the […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

broccoli bacon salad

I cannot believe that I have not shared my Broccoli Bacon Salad recipe with all of you. I have been making this salad for years and my family loves it. When I went to make this salad recently I searched my site for the recipe and realized that I have never shared this recipe with you. Today I am going to fix that, because you […]

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