Archive | Side Dishes

Rice Pudding

Rich, comforting & smooth. All words I’d use to describe this slightly cinnamon-y rice pudding. I used 1% milk with some heavy cream in it, and it worked perfectly. The amount of rice to milk is actually correct, although I had my doubts.    

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

These are actually quite delicious, and a nice change from your regular fry. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins & minerals, and because they are baked, they are low in fat.    

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Salty Grilled Potatoes

Nothing goes better with a steak than a baked potato. I gave these a try yesterday, and we really like them. They are so tasty, that you will want to eat the skins.    

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Grilled Asparagus

This is a favorite of ours. We love grilled (or even pan-fried) asaparagus. This recipe is no exception. It’s simple, quick, and the salt gives it a really great flavor. You can add a clove of minced garlic if you so desire.    

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Easy Alfredo Sauce

I hadn’t tried making a homemade alfredo sauce in years already. But, since I had some heavy cream in the fridge that I needed to use, I decided to give it a try again. This recipe was YUMMY! Nice, smooth, creamy & it clung to the pasta well. My husband’s first remark was “This belongs […]

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Green Beans to Impress

Wow, these definitely live up to their name! I wanted to try something different & with some flavour to them (meaning, I didn’t want to have to eat these with ranch dressing again). I found this recipe at Recipezaar and decided to give it a try. The crunch from the nuts & the saltiness from […]

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