Category Archives: side dishes


Garlic Smashed Potatoes1

Garlic Smashed Potatoes 3

Seriously, this recipe is Yummy!  You can serve it with anything – beef, chicken, fish, and it will get eaten up!  The other thing I love about it — you don’t have to make gravy!  Yea!  Even my hubby, who is a gravy king, loves these potatoes. Here are the ingredients: 4-5 potatoes, peeled and cubed […]


Baked Rice – Easy, Peasy, Lemon-Squeezy

I decided to post this as a compliment to Western Chicken (although garlic smashed potatoes are equally yummy – hopefully soon to post that one!).  This is my favorite way to do rice.  If you are serving with beef, add beef bouillon.  You will never have a mess on your stove top with this recipe!  Plus, the […]

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Homemade Rolls

This is my go-to recipe for rolls. I got the recipe from my oh-so-sweet-and-talented sis-in-law, who refuses to be named (you know who you are!) I have done them so many times that it doesn’t seem like a lot of work.  They do take time, though.  Be prepared to make time for these!  They are tender and delicious! […]