Tag Archive: side dishes

What’s in That? Applesauce

Nearly everyone likes applesauce. For most of us it is one of the first flavors we ever had in our mouths after breast milk or formula. And, if you want to get a real scent of autumn in your house all you need to do is begin a batch of applesauce simmering on the stove; …

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Rosemary Oven-Baked New Potatoes

Jeanne is another friend that offered to do a guest post so that I could spend more time with Chris while he was home on leave. She is an amazing gardener, you only have to be on her facebook to see all of the beautiful pictures of flowers and produce she takes daily. I think …

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Wild Rice Blend with Pecans, Cranberries, and Clementines

Tis the season for Clementine oranges (or tangerines or whatever). I love those things! They have so much flavor, so much sweetness…and when they are in season they are very reasonable. I love wild rice, too. I can’t afford it as a side dish on its own but I do like the organic brown and …

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Corn Fritters

I like to experiment with food in spring and summer but autumn and winter are for old fashioned comfort foods as far as I am concerned. You won’t see me doing a lot of fancy things… just good old stick to your ribs home cooking, Restless Chipotle style.   This is the time of year …

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Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad

I grew up on macaroni salad dinners. In the summer my mom just didn’t cook a lot. If it was the weekend dad would grill but during the week? We were likely to eat a cold salad. My family were not big eaters. meals were often just what happened to be in the fridge and …

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