12 Easy Last Minute Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the December holidays are not far behind, so I decided to compile a list of some quick and easy side dishes that you can make at the last-minute and still impress your mother-in-law. 1.¬†Buttery, Warm Southern Cornbread Just sweet enough to make everyone happy. Just make sure you…

Roasted Carrot Fries

I love the sweet, crunchiness of carrots. Toss in the different colored tastes and flavors of heirloom carrots and I am even more in heaven. Today, I am sharing a simple recipe for roasted carrot fries. Such a great replacement for French fries and so much more flavor. Eat them plain or make an aioli…

Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Potatoes

Ok! Here comes another chicken dish. I am not sure how it happened but chicken has been on the menu as of late. Easy to do but I usually vary things up a bit better than it seems that I am now. Or the chicken dishes are the only ones making it in front of…

Fall Harvest Bisque

It’s the last week of October and time to start thinking about cool weather and the upcoming holiday season. Denver is finally cooling off, it’s been unseasonably warm but we have frost in the forecast for tonight. Fragrant rosemary, lemon scented geraniums and the fluorescent fuchsia pink blooms of my regular geranium line the windowsills….

Smoky Tomato Bacon Jam

Figuring out what to do with 22 pounds of organic tomatoes before they go bad is always part of the fun of cooking and enjoying the awesome flavors of summer through the winter. Hubby is a little perplexed that I felt the need to buy so many but he does enjoy reaping the yummy rewards…