Print Parmesan Buttermilk Cornbread Course Side Dish Cuisine American Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time 55 minutes Servings 12 Calories 154 kcal Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cornmeal stone ground 1/4 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 egg beaten 1 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tbsp yellow onion chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease a 10 inch cast iron skillet and place in the oven while it preheats. Works best not to use a glass baking dish. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, cornmeal, cheese, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In another bowl, whisk together the egg, buttermilk, water, oil and chopped onion. Pour into the dry ingredients all at once and stir until thoroughly blended. Allow mixture to sit for 15-30 minutes. This [...]
Print Baked Parmesan Tomatoes Course Side Dish Servings 6 servings Calories 54 kcal Ingredients 2 Tomatoes 2 tsp Olive Oil 1/2 c Shredded Parmesan 1/2 tsp Basil Salt and Pepper 1/2 tsp Oregano 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder Instructions Preheat oven to 450° F. Slice tomatoes about ¼” thick horizontally and place on a paper towel to dry. Place tomatoes cut side-up on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Sprinkle with chopped herb or seasoning of your choosing. (ex. Basil, oregano, garlic powder are some ideas.) Top each tomato slice with approx. 1 tbsp of Shredded Parmesan Bake about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven. Let cool slightly before serving. Recipe Notes Adapted from EatingWell.com
Print Candied Carrots Course Side Dish Servings 8 servings Calories 123 kcal Ingredients 2 lbs Carrots 1/4 cup Butter 1/4 cup Brown Sugar Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Peel and cut carrots to desired size. Melt butter in saute pan, add brown sugar and carrots. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until fork tender and brown sugar has thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley if desired. Serve warm. Recipe Notes Recipe by Martin Leon
Print Mary’s Marvelous Mushrooms Course Side Dish Servings 8 servings Calories 91 kcal Ingredients 2 lb baby Bella or white mushrooms 2 tbsp butter unsalted 4 shallots diced small ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper fresh coarse ¼ tsp nutmeg fresh grated ¼ cup white wine ¼ cup heavy cream Instructions Remove ends and slice mushrooms in ¼ inch slices, including stems. In a large 11in sauté pan, dry sauté mushrooms for about 5 minutes, add salt and continue to sauté for another 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Remove mushrooms from pan and melt butter. Add shallots and sauté until soft and lightly caramelized. Add wine to shallots in pan to deglaze the pan. Return mushrooms to pan, add pepper and nutmeg. Slowly add cream and stir to incorporate all ingredients. Serve immediately.
Print Smashed Potatoes Course Side Dish Cuisine American Servings 10 Calories 191 kcal Ingredients 3 lbs Red potatoes 1/3 cup Sour cream 1/3 cup Heavy cream 2/3 stick Butter 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Instructions Scrub potatoes and cut in quarters. Put potatoes in large pot of water with salt and bring to a boil until fork tender. Drain potatoes and return to pot. Add butter, sour cream and heavy cream and mash. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm. Recipe Notes Recipe by Martin Leon
Print Yukon Gold Potato Gratin Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Resting Time 10 minutes Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes Servings 12 people Calories 314 kcal Ingredients Ingredients Onion Mixture 3 tbsp olive oil 4 large onions sliced pole to pole ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper Topping 1 cup Pecorino Romano cheese finely grated 3 tbsp olive oil ½ cup panko bread crumbs ½ tsp black pepper Potatoes 5 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes peeled & sliced into 1/8 inch slices 2 cloves garlic minced 1 tsp fresh thyme divided 1 ¼ cup chicken broth divided 6 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a stainless fry pan, sauté the onion mixture on medium-low for about 40 minutes until well caramelized. Peel and slice potatoes and keep under damp paper towel or flour sack towel. This will keep them from turning brown. Create the topping mixture by combining the 4 ingredients and toss well to incorporate. [...]
Print 5 Spice Bacon Wrapped Dates Course Side Dish Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Cooling 10 minutes Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes Servings 12 Calories 282 kcal Ingredients 1 lb dates about 24 dates 1 lb thick-cut bacon about 12 pieces 1 tbsp soy sauce lower sodium 1/4 tsp Chinese five-spice powder 1/4 cup brown sugar packed 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes optional Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Meanwhile, pit the dates. Cut each slice of bacon in half cross-wise and wrap around a date. Place bacon wrapped dates on a baking sheet In a mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce & five-spice powder. Brush the soy sauce mixture over the bacon-wrapped dates. Evenly sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake until sugar is melted and bacon is brown and shiny, about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and flip each [...]
Print No-Hassle Hasselback Potatoes Course Side Dish Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes Servings 4 people Calories 509 kcal Ingredients Compound Butter 1 cup unsalted butter 1/2 pkg Rabbit Creek Toasted Garlic & Onion dip mix Hasselback Potatoes 4 potatoes 4 tbsp compound butter melted Salt & pepper to taste Instructions Place softened butter in a medium bowl. Add dip mix and combine well. Cover and refrigerate. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Scrub and dry potatoes. Peel, if desired. Using a slicing guide, slice the potatoes about three quarters of the way down, leaving the base of the potato uncut. Place in a baking dish and brush the potatoes with about half the compound butter. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Bake for about 30 minutes. Remove [...]