Category Archive: Sides/Vegetables

Rutabaga’s Rock!

If you have never tried a rutabaga you have been missing out on a delightful root vegetable. While I was at mom and dads I fixed us a rutabaga one night and took pictures of it. I ran out of time for blogging while there, but now I want to share this amazing vegetable with you. Don’t …

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Chipotle Sloppy Joes & Slaw

I have been at mom and dad’s for two weeks today, the time has gone by really fast. As I said earlier I am staying an extra week to help. Mom’s recovery from knee replacement is going well and she is improving each day. This happens to be a busy week with two doctors appointments …

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Pork Chops with Gravy

Yesterday was a good day to run errands and take Mom to her first physical therapy appointment. Dinner was super easy with this tried and true recipe for pork chops with gravy and mashed potatoes. The recipe calls for 4 pork chops but we had a package of 6 small ones and it worked out just …

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Corn Bread

This is not your typical dry grainy corn bread. This recipe calls for a can of cream style corn resulting in a very moist, flavorful corn bread, studded with kernals of whole corn. The servings are generous and can be enjoyed  for breakfast or served as a side dish with dinner. The perfect hearty side dish for chili, tomato soup, oven fried …

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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Confession time, I love green beans! I know they are not a favorite vegetable of very many people, but I could eat them everyday, fresh, frozen or canned. Unfortunately my family does not share my love of this vegeatable in it’s plain state. I have searched out ways to make green beans that will make …

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