Side Dishes

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Sometimes a fresh cold salad is much needed when it's really hot outside. Cool, creamy, crunchy, dill infused goodness. No cooking required just a bit of prep work in the forming of dicing and chopping - better then heating up the oven when it's 100 degree heat index out side. This pairs nicely with some… Continue reading Creamy Cucumber Salad

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker, Side Dishes, Uncategorized

Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

The first time I made rice in the Instant Pot I knew I would never make rice on the stove top ever again. No longer do I have to worry about watching the pot or over cooking the rice. This is truly a set and forget it cooking method. I actually have two Instant Pots,… Continue reading Instant Pot Cilantro Lime Rice

Side Dishes

Ren Faire Garlic Mushroom Pasta

You may have heard about these garlic mushrooms that you can get at Ren Faires. Long simmered mushrooms of goodness. I've only heard of them from others that enjoyed them and a long time ago tried making them and well, lets just say that they didn't stay around long. Friends made them disappear. I wanted… Continue reading Ren Faire Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Side Dishes

Garden Sprout Coleslaw

I'm all for those creamy type coleslaws but sometimes you need one that has a bit more zing to it then one with mayo. That's exactly what we did when we figured out a coleslaw recipe to go with our pulled pork. We especially wanted one that would compliment the tangy Carolina Mustard BBQ sauce… Continue reading Garden Sprout Coleslaw