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Crispy-Coated Oven-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

There really is no wrong way to eat a sweet potato, and this may seem like a lot of effort for what could be simple, oil-drizzled fries. But, once you try Chrissy Teigen’s Crispy-Coated Oven-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges, you’ll get it. They’re worth the…

April 22, 2020

Kung Pao Roasted Broccoli

Another hit from my girl, Chrissy! The second installment of the Cravings cookbook is just as good as the first (if not better)! Everything is so rich, flavorful, and delicious. If you’re like me and like intensity in your food, read on for this…

April 16, 2020

Orange-Roasted Rainbow Carrots

I realized I had a scone, a grilled cheese, ice cream, and pizza yesterday, so it was a salmon and carrots kind of day today! These Orange-Roasted Rainbow Carrots cozied up nicely to my fillet. Ina Garten, as per usual, really knows how to…

January 21, 2020

Mashed Potatoes with Shallots

I have so many recipes to test for side dishes. That and desserts. I think it’s because I’m always looking to make full dinners that the sides just pile up. That, and sides are delicious. (The latter is due to my major sweet tooth!)…

January 6, 2020

Il Buco-Style Kale Salad

I’m always looking for new ways to get kale in my diet. This Il Buco-Style Kale Salad, from Chrissy Teigen, is a pretty tasty option that has the tastiest topping. Details on this side salad below! Rating: B- How to make it an A+:…

January 2, 2020

Haricots Verts with Hazelnuts & Dill

I love a flavorful veggie side to get my greens in. Ina Garten is usually the master at simple dishes done well, and while these Haricots Verts with Hazelnuts & Dill are tasty, they leave something to be desired. Details below… Rating: B How…

January 2, 2020

Crusted Pumpkin Wedges with Sour Cream

Well, I’ve found my new, favorite way to eat pumpkin. Healthy, flavorful, simple–these Crusted Pumpkin Wedges with Sour Cream, from Yotam Ottolenghi, are the best way to use up the last of your fall haul. The hint of lemon zest puts this easy side…

December 8, 2019

Sweet Potato Gratin

Even though this Sweet Potato Gratin, from AllRecipes, was perfectly acceptable as my weeknight side, Thanksgiving is coming! Keep this easy dish on your radar for the biggest Thursday of the year. Sweet potatoes take a basic scalloped potato dish to a whole new…

November 21, 2019

Cauliflower Cheese with Gruyère and Beer

Three things I’m a sucker for: cauliflower, cheese, and beer. So clearly this Cauliflower Cheese with Gruyère and Beer, from Waitrose Food magazine, was right up my alley. But, seriously, this time of year demands some sort of creamy cauliflower on the dinner or…

November 19, 2019