Lentils and Rice with Fried Onions (Mujadarrah)
This may sound like a plain recipe, but believe me, it's wonderful! It is an easy-to-make Middle Eastern comfort food that combines lentils, rice and delicious fried onions. The yogurt really gives it a super flavor!
Boiled Mustard Potatoes
This is a side dish that my husband's family in the south has been eating with corned beef and cabbage for years. It's a great addition to this traditional meal. The potatoes act like a sponge, taking in the mustard flavor. YUM!
TK's Forbidden Black Rice Salad
This fresh, delicious, and healthy dish is loved by everyone at first bite. It is made with forbidden rice, which has been eaten in China for centuries. It's full of fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, and flavor. It somehow manages to give one a sense of well-being, peace, and energy at the same time. It is filling without leaving you with a feeling of being stuffed. Delicious! Serve slightly warm or at room temperature.
Papas Rellenas (Fried Stuffed Potatoes)
Easy, fried, creamy potato balls filled with seasoned beef and vegetables.
Baked Beans, Texas Ranger
Want to wow everyone at the bar-b-que? Then this is the recipe. This is one of my most requested recipes!
Green Bean and Bacon Saute
This delicious vegetable side to any meal is easy to prepare and loved by everyone who has tried it.
Zesty White Wine Green Beans
I use this zesty side dish at least twice a week. It's easy to make and you probably have all the ingredients in your cabinets!
Fasoliyyeh Bi Z-Zayt (Syrian Green Beans with Olive Oil)
I learned how to make this while visiting my husband's family in Syria. It can be a healthy, fast, easy vegetarian/vegan main dish for lunch or dinner that is surprisingly filling when eaten with pita bread, or it can be a flavorful side dish.
Cajun Corn and Bacon Maque Choux
This is a Cajun corn maque choux recipe I've had forever. I first prepared it when I was in my high school class in Metairie, Louisiana. It's awesome!
Cheddar-Thyme Flaky Biscuits
Anxious to utilize my herb garden, I took advantage of my favorite biscuit recipe -- excellent with chicken and salad!