Category: Side Dishes

Dakkochi (Korean Chicken on a stick) 0

Dakkochi (Korean Chicken on a stick)

We made this soon after visiting the Strip District in Pittsburgh.  There was a Korean street vendor selling chicken on a stick. Since everyone loved it, I asked the woman if they sold a...

Easy Winter Salsa 2

Easy Winter Salsa

When you can’t get fresh tomatoes and other ingredients from the garden you can still make a nice salsa. INGREDIENTS: 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 medium onion diced 1/4 cup canned jalapeno...

Au Gratin Potatoes 3

Au Gratin Potatoes

This is a wonderful recipe given to me by my Aunt Judy.  I must be on a cheesy kick.  I made mac and cheese yesterday and Au gratin potatoes today.  These potatoes are very...

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese 2

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

My Mom made homemade mac and cheese all the time.  This recipe has been passed down through the generations but I have changed it for my boys.  I will include the original way to...

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms 0

Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

These mushrooms are a quick and easy side dish or a great appetizer! INGREDIENTS: 16 ounce mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed 1/2 pound (8 ounce block)  Colby Jack cheese cut into small cubes (or...

Cabbage and Noodles 2

Cabbage and Noodles

Cabbage and noodles are a great side dish or even main dish if you add some kielbasi or other meat to it.  Cut up a head of cabbage.  Cook about 1 pound of Kluski...

Calico Beans 4

Calico Beans

This is an awesome recipe for old-fashioned calico beans!  It could be a meal in itself.  I think of my dear friend, Elizabeth White, who shared this recipe with me many, many years ago. ...

Potato Salad 0

Potato Salad

This recipe comes from our neighbor, Judy Crawford.  It always tastes  great.  Whenever Judy and her husband, Sam  are home in the summertime, I always take a bowl  to them whenever I make this...

How To Bake Bacon 2

How To Bake Bacon

My friend, Regina, shared this tip with me.  If you hate all the splatter of frying bacon, place bacon on a cookie sheet and bake it.  It is so much easier and leaves no...

Sushi – California Roll 4

Sushi – California Roll

There are many different types of sushi. We have tried a lot of them in the Strip District or at various Japanese Steak Houses around the Pittsburgh area. My husband came up with this...