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Homemade Cheese Rice A Roni

Need an easy side dish using basic ingredients that you have on hand? Make Homemade Cheese Rice A Roni.  At my house side dishes can often be boring. They become an after thought. The main dish is usually planned ahead. The side dish though often becomes a last minute, what should I serve with this main dish, type of thing.  I am trying to get more […]

Green Chili Rice

I have been making this Green Chili Rice recipe for years. I first shared the recipe way back in 2010. Ten years later I am still making this easy side dish. It makes a great side dish for Mexican type meals, roast, chicken, and more. I think this recipe originally came from an Old Taste of Home magazine. I love their recipes from the 1990’s. […]

Instant Pot Mexican Rice

Instant Pot Mexican Rice made in the Instant is so easy. It is a great side dish to so many Mexican and Tex-Mex type of meals.  Did you get an Instant Pot recently? Are you looking for more Instant Pot recipes? Or are you still trying to figure out how to use your Instant Pot?  I have gotten a lot of questions recently about my […]

Tomato Salad

Tomato Salad is the perfect simple summer side dish! It is currently summer. In Oklahoma that means 90+ degree weather with crazy humidity. The kind of weather where you don’t often want to turn on your oven. The weather is that way in a good portion of the country right now. There are some cool areas, but even in those areas there are warm days […]

Easy Drop Biscuits

Homemade biscuits are easy by using a simple recipe for drop biscuits. This week has me realizing just how fast time really does goes by. It was ten years ago this week that I started Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures. I knew nothing about blogging and had no idea what I was doing. I started Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures simply as a way to keep an online recipe […]

Baked Asian Rice

Asian baked rice is my new favorite side dish for teriyaki chicken, sheet pan chicken stir fry, grilled chicken, bacon salmon, and more. If you have never tried baked rice you need to. It is so easy to make and comes out perfect every time. I love changing it up by using different seasonings and different liquid. I kept this one simple with chicken broth, […]

Easy 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 […]

Your Favorite Side Dishes {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 […]

Cheesy Baked Rice {A Simple Side Dish}

Need a simple side dish to go with dinner? Cheesy Baked Rice is an easy side dish to make. It works with all kinds of different meals and is a great way to use leftover 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 […]

Homemade Baked Jo Jo Potatoes

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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