How to Steam Brussels Sprouts Without a Steamer

I don’t think that side dishes are fun to blog about because, quite frankly, they tend to be boring and I have nothing to really talk about. Like “Here’s a recipe. Bye.” However, I find that side dishes are the recipes that I search for the most and if you’re like me then you want to see those here (even if they’re not as exciting as cookies). So without further ado, if you’re looking for a fantastic veggie side dish recipe, here you go. Simple and to the point today. 🙂 My husband and I make these “steamed” Brussels spouts …

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Spinach and Rice

Can green colored food look appetizing? Maybe it’s a food blogger’s dilemma. I’m always looking for side dish recipes, especially ones that aren’t high maintenance. I’ll spend time on prepping the main part of the dinner or the dessert ( 😉 ) but by the time I get to the side dishes I have no time to spare. So let’s just say that the side dishes always get the short end of the stick in my kitchen. While this spinach and rice dish might not look like much in photos, I think it could be the recipe that you reach …

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Fresh Corn Salad

Everyone needs an easy side dish recipe. The other day I noticed a small wasp nest starting to form over the garage door. I told my husband about it and he said that he’d take care of it once it got dark out. Okay. I thought about it, then I thought about it some more, and wait for it, I thought about it again. In other words, I worried about it throughout whole the day. Why? I have no idea. Once evening came, my husband took care of it, spending probably about 30 seconds on it. I, on the other …

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Skillet Potatoes

I love when I can take one basic recipe and turn it into a bunch of different dishes. These potatoes are as basic as it gets. I like to make a big batch of these skillet potatoes so that we can have leftovers. Yes folks, I’m intentionally trying to get leftovers. That’s not like me since I don’t tend to care for leftovers because I get bored of them easily. However, I don’t really get bored of leftover potatoes because every meal can be completely different than the last one. We have enjoyed these potatoes at breakfast with eggs and …

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Greek Orzo Salad

If you throw some feta cheese and Kalamata olives into a dish, then you’ve got the beginnings of something Greek and delicious. If you’re not familiar with my blog then I’m here to tell you that I’m a huge fan of Greek cooking. (I am half Greek so it comes with the territory.) That means that I have a number of Greek salads and other savory and sweet recipes in my recipe box (i.e. recipe index). I love this Greek orzo salad for lunch. You’ve got some hearty orzo, a little protein from the chick peas, a little Greek flavor …

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