Roadside Chicken Braised Celery

Roadside Chicken Braised Celery

Celery is almost thought of as an afterthought veggie. You may combine it with onions and carrots to make a soup, or maybe you’re the kind of person that thinks it makes a good snack when smeared with peanut butter (fyi: I am not that person.) It’s rarely the star of...
Brussels Sprout Potato Gratin

Brussels Sprout Potato Gratin

When the weather gets chilly, I start thinking about holiday meals and comfort food, and spend a lot of time in the kitchen trying to come up with different recipes that still fit with the holiday but aren’t the typical dishes. Yes, I love mashed potatoes, stuffing,...
Garlic Creamed Broccoli

Garlic Creamed Broccoli

Broccoli is one of my favorite vegetables. I almost always roast it, and it’s delicious, but after awhile, even your favorite side dish can get boring. Luckily, broccoli wears many hats, but it wears velvety garlic infused cream very well. This recipe is super easy,...
Everything Roasted Carrots

Everything Roasted Carrots

  I like a lot of sweet, earthy root vegetables, but I find that they usually need a robust, hearty seasoning to balance the sweet starchiness. Carrots are a great example of this. When roasted, carrots become sweet, and sometimes candy like, especially the small...
Easy Creole Rice

Easy Creole Rice

  I took a weekend trip down south a few months ago, and one of the things I loved was the food. Southern food is not exactly health food, but it is certainly delicious. In New Orleans, creole rice is on every menu. Sometimes with sausage, sometimes with...