Side Dishes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce
So, have you started getting ready for the "big meal" of the year?  I know you are at least in the planning stages because traffic for some of my best holiday recipes has shot through the roof over...
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Thai Coconut Rice Salad
Two weeks ago, I ran the half marathon distance of the St Paul Monster Dash.  It was a gorgeous fall day and the course was completely beautiful.  I wish I could also say it was the perfect race...
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Baked Tortilla Chips
As a momma to six kiddos, every Tuesday I am sharing my tips, recipes and anecdotes related to bringing out every kid’s culinary potential. Click HERE to see all the...
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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
As a momma to six kiddos, every Tuesday I am sharing my tips, recipes and anecdotes related to bringing out every kid’s culinary potential. Click HERE to see all the...
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Kale Chips Recipe with 7 Seasoning Flavors
Learn how to make kale chips that are not only delicious, but easy to bake in the oven as well.  This recipe comes with 7 different flavor options so you can make them how you want.  This...
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Goat Cheese Appetizer
Goat Cheese Appetizer that comes together in just a few minutes.  Makes the perfect dish for a party and is a super easy appetizer recipe.  You can substitute blue cheese or feta if you would like....
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My 10 Must-Have Salads
Are you enjoying the endless supply of holiday treats as much as I am?  They are everywhere I look right now and I LOVE IT!!  Personally, I am only half way done with my own holiday baking so there are...
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Parmesan Garlic Roasted Mushrooms
Roasted Mushrooms with garlic and Parmesan cheese make the perfect side dish recipe.  I love these over a grilled steak or chicken. It is an easy vegetable idea for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner that...
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Lasagna Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms
This morning, I am very sad and depressed.  This morning I slowly pulled into the port of Vancouver after an outstanding week sailing down the coast of Alaska.  Being sad and depressed at the...
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Pickled Vegetable Sandwich Slaw
 Top of the Morning to "My Kitchen Escapades" readers! We three sisters at Made From Pinterest hope that your summer is going fabulously. Ours is speeding right along with many adventures that have happened...
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Roasted Garlic Bacon Red Potatoes
This week, I stepped away from the anonymity of my computer while My Kitchen Escapades led a food-based leadership training event in Minneapolis.  Please, wipe that smirk off your face.  Even...
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Beans and Rice
Beans, you either love them or hate them!  I posted on Facebook yesterday that I had turned our Easter dinner ham bone into a gorgeous pot of beans and rice.  I was shocked at the number of people...
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Loaded Cauliflower Bake
Just a few more days until I get to use my "willpower" against the givings of the Easter Bunny. Just a few more days until I can't leave my children's Easter baskets alone and start eating all things...
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Thai Style Coleslaw
I have been in such a funk lately.  An "I'm-such-an-old-frumpy-grumpy-blah-looking-Mom" type of funk.  Have you been in one of those before?  They really stink! Yesterday, I decided it...
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Bacon Fried Cabbage
For the past 20 years, I've cooked 99.9% of all the dinners served in this family.  I have tried countless recipes in those 20 years.  However, there is only one dish I have been banned from...
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Chicken, Bacon & Green Chili Dip
So how was your Mother's Day?   Mine was set up to be just like I wanted.  Simple.  Just some time with my family and friends.  No gifts.  Just some homemade cards from my kids.   My...
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