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Monday, August 13, 2018

German Style Red Cabbage with Apples

Red cabbage braised with apples and spices. This side is a little sweet, a little sour and is perfect served with any kind of pork.




       We have been getting a lot of delicious cabbage in our weekly produce boxes. Giant heads of green cabbage and smaller but oh so vibrant heads of red cabbage alike have been nestled in our treasure troves of veggies. 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

11 Best Ways to Use Those Summer Zucchini and Squash

A boatload of zucchini recipes to help you use up summer's bounty in fresh, fun and exciting ways. 11 delicious zucchini recipes to keep things interesting! 




    If you have an ever growing mountain of zucchini accumulating, never fear! So many great zucchini recipes are here! I took the best of the best zucchini recipes shared at our farmer's market inspiration party.  I cannot wait to make them all.  Luckily I still have zucchini as well!

Friday, August 10, 2018

Summer Corn Salad

Fresh summer vegetables like corn, cucumbers and tomatoes come together to make the perfect summer side dish. 



     
     Make fresh summer produce sing in this super simple, make ahead friendly side dish. This salad is a great way to enjoy the abundance of cucumbers, corn and tomatoes coming out of the garden right now. The fact that it is so easy to assemble just makes it even better!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Savory Tomato and Cheese Pie

Like a tomato sandwich with mayo and cheese, but in pie form! This savory tomato pie is a must make summer recipe!




     My twist on a southern tomato pie is a perfect summertime dish. Loads of fresh tomatoes with just enough cheese and basil to make it crazy delicious. Have a slice with a salad for lunch or make it an over the top side dish at dinner. 

Monday, August 6, 2018

Parmesan Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes

Turn those fresh summer vegetables into a delicious side dish the whole family with love. Parmesan roasted zucchini and tomatoes is simple and delicious!



    Garden fresh vegetables get a flavor kick from garlic, herbs and of course Parmesan cheese! These yummy roasted zucchini and tomatoes are sure to be gobbled up at your dinner table. In fact, I think I am going to make two pans next time just so I can have some leftovers!

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Fresh From The Farmer's Market Recipe Inspiration

Use those garden fresh vegetables to their full potential! Whether you are shopping at the farmers market or harvesting your own garden, we have tons of recipe inspiration!



      It's that time of year where the fresh produce is coming in the door faster than we can eat it.  While I love all of the fresh fruit and veggies, it can get to be a challenge to get it all eaten without the dishes getting redundant. Not to fear though! I have faith that my blogger friends will help us get over the hump!

Friday, August 3, 2018

Orange Creamsicle Pretzel Salad

Salty pretzel crust, vanilla cream cheese center and a blast of orange on top, this orange creamsicle pretzel salad has it all. The only question is do you serve it as a side or a dessert?



       A perfect mashup of two old school favorites, this orange creamsicle pretzel salad is part that favorite ice cream treat and part a fun side dish from your childhood. The result is a perfect mix of sweet and salty, orange and vanilla. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Cheesy Cabbage Casserole

A cheesy side dish with a crunchy topping is the perfect accompaniment to so many dinners. Make that side out of cabbage for a fun twist on the cheesy potato casserole we all love! 




       Cheesy cabbage casserole is a lot like cheesy potatoes, or funeral potatoes as you may know them, but without the potatoes! This is a lower carb alternative if you are looking for that or just a fun way to use up that cabbage. It is cheesy, comforting and oh so good!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

White Texas Sheet Cake - A Guest Post by MiMi

The simplicity of a Texas Sheet Cake made with white cake and white icing, my dad's favorite combination! It is great for feeding a crowd and will be perfect at your next BBQ or potluck!



       Make homemade white cake and white frosting in the simplest possible way! This cake is made like the chocolate Texas sheet cake, all in saucepans, but there's no chocolate in site.  

      Take a big old sheet pan and get to work. This recipe makes enough to feed a crowd with very little effort! 

Monday, July 30, 2018

Buffalo Chicken Casserole with Ranch Cheesy Potatoes

Cheesy potatoes with a ranch twist and topped with buffalo chicken, bacon, more cheese and plenty of buttery corn flakes. What's not to love?



     Are you looking for a stick to your ribs dinner that is full of flavor and easy to make? Then this is just the thing for you. It has all of that hearty, filling casserole goodness with a bit of buffalo chicken kick! And the cheesy ranch potatoes? They are a fabulous foundation to build the whole thing on!