Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Rice Recipes to Remember

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Rice Recipes to Remember!

This week’s contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 20 Rice Recipes to Remember. Rice is my son’s very favorite side dish starch, so I am constantly trying to change up rice to suit the different main courses I am serving it...

Homemade Roasted Beef and Mushroom Stock

Homemade Roasted Beef and Mushroom Stock

I always make homemade chicken stock, but I realized the other day that I have never made beef stock, yet I use it all the time. I had a hankering for some beef stew recently so I decided to make...

Parmesan Chive Smashed Potatoes

Parmesan Chive Smashed Potatoes

When I saw this recipe in Ina Garten’s cookbook Make it Ahead, I knew I had to make it. Actually, truth be told, I made them for dinner that night. What’s not to love about some baby potatoes cooked...

Roasted Chicken with Meyer Lemon, Garlic, and Fresh Bay Leaves

Roasted Chicken with Meyer Lemon, Garlic, and Fresh Bay Leaves

I spent Saturday morning curled up in front of the fire, with a hot latte in my hand, while reading a pile of cookbooks I checked out from the library. My perfect kind of morning! I wanted to make something healthy...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Slivers and Parmesan

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Slivers and Parmesan

We are slowly becoming fans of Brussels sprouts. I think this is my new favorite way to make them. Simple. Healthy. Delicious. I love the depth of flavor the roasting gives to brussels sprouts and topping them with a bit Parmesan...

Parade's Community Table - 20 Roasted Whole Chicken Recipes

Parade’s Community Table – 20 Whole Roasted Chicken Recipes

This week’s contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 20 Whole Roasted Chicken Recipes. The weather has been cold and dreary here in Oregon lately which makes me crave comfort food. One of my ultimate comfort foods is a whole roasted chicken....

Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Lemon, and Dill

Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Lemon, and Dill

Not only is this dish very healthy, colorful and delicious, it only takes a few minutes to throw together and bake. You can’t beat that! My local grocer had some wild caught halibut on sale and I couldn’t resist it....

Lemon-Dill Rice

Lemon-Dill Rice

I made a nice halibut dinner tonight and I paired it with this lemon-dill rice. It was a nice side dish to pair with the halibut and tomatoes and the lemony dill flavors really shine. My son said he...

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Treat

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Treat

My kids didn’t have school today, so I surprised them with this sweet and salty popcorn treat while watching a movie. What could be better than buttery popcorn combined with salty pretzels, white chocolate chips, and milk chocolate chips?...

Homemade Refried Bean and Cheese Flautas

Homemade Refried Bean and Cheese Flautas

My kids each had a friend sleepover on Friday night. While the boys opted for homemade French bread pizza, the girls requested homemade refried beans, chips, and spicy salsa for their dinner.  If you have time to make homemade refried...