Side Dish

Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips are the perfect crispy accompaniment when you’re in a squash rut. Extremely versatile and always delicious!

Bacon & Apple Smothered Pork Chops

Bacon & Apple Smothered Pork Chops

Bacon. Apple. Pork. What’s not to love? This recipe comes by way of Nom Nom Paleo.  It’s a good one and I made very few changes because it’s a good one.   The only problem with the pork was entirely my own.  I used boneless pork chops […]

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

Okra Jalapeno Fritters

It must be okra time around here because they are showing up in the stores.  Seems a little early but I’m not much of a farmer.  We do grow okra so I’m going to start testing this recipe out.  It has legs but I’m not gonna […]

Pan-Fried Pork Chops

Pan-Fried Pork Chops

Pan-Fried Pork Chops are a simple staple great for any chef’s arsenal.  They are good with a simple shake of salt and pepper, but using our Seven Spice Sprinkle makes them great! Pan-Fried Pork Chops   Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook/ Assembly […]

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup is so easy.  Like so super-duper-why-have-you-been-ordering-it-all-your-life easy.  Really.  Make some when you’re having a yen for Chinese Takeout or tonight.  Or both. Whenever. 🙂 And, for a super swell bonus our version is so good for you. No yucky weird ingredients hiding […]

Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

So simple. So lovely.  These will give you all the warm feels. Perfect Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes   Serves/ Yield: 6-8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs. Potatoes, peeled & cut into 1” […]

Green Beans with Bacon

Green Beans with Bacon

Green Beans are a great way to introduce kids in the kitchen. While you don’t have to snap the green beans in half it does let kids help in preparing a meal. Children who help prepare meals are far more likely to eat them and to […]

Garlic Roasted Eggplant Fries

Garlic Roasted Eggplant Fries

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” ― Alice Walker, The Color Purple   Eggplants are fun.  So often people just pass them by in the store.  How can you?  They […]

Cold Zoodle Salad

Cold Zoodle Salad

It’s summer which means it is salad time!   This checks every box for a summer salad and you get to make zoodles.   Give it a try! Cold Zoodle Salad  Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time:  15 minutes Cook/ Assembly Time:15  minutes Total Time: 30 […]

Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

Everyone knows roasted sweet potatoes are awesome. But, what you didn’t know they were missing is cardamom.  For reals.  It’s awesome. Enjoy. You’re welcome. Roasted Cardamom Sweet Potatoes   Serves/ Yield: 4 Prep Time:  10  minutes Cook/ Assembly Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes […]