Side Dish

Southern Pinto Beans

My entire family travels to Ararat, VA each summer for a week long vacation in the beautiful mountains! We rent a cabin near the Blue Ridge Parkway and enjoy a slow, relaxing week together. The kids love exploring the outdoors, the adults get super competitive over evening board game sessions, […]

Butter Roasted Cabbage

Cabbage has always taken a back seat in my mind when I try to think of different vegetables I will serve my family during the week – OK I admit, it sits in the trunk of my mind… in the WAY back. I associate it with that cole slaw that […]

Homemade Focaccia – Samin Nosrat

It turns out that the old fashioned way of bread making helps break down the gluten in wheat. I have been seeing lots of research that says making my own bread could mean I could eat it once in a while even with a sensitivity to gluten! Bread making has […]

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Sprouts. I used to think they were gross. Now, they are one of my favorite veggies EVER. You simply have to figure out how to cook them properly.