Tag: side-dishes

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

herb lemon pasta with breadcrumbs

Spring is here.  Kind of.  It’s supposed to snow tonight so you never really know in Michigan.  But we have had a few warmer days lately which gets me excited.  I love seeing the food switch over in the grocery store when the season changes. […]

drunken pasta: vodka lemon spaghetti

drunken pasta: vodka lemon spaghetti

My husband and I said our “I-dos” in Sorrento, Italy, which is known for not only their lemon groves but their Limoncello.  One of the things I loved about Sorrento is you could wander down the streets and stumble upon lemon groves.  The decor often […]

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately in our house carbs are scarce.  My husband has been on a carb-cycling plan so he isn’t eating as many.  It hasn’t been too bad.  I actually have eaten less by default as well.  If he is following his plan strictly it’s pretty much […]

at home date nights: the perfect side – smashed potatoes

at home date nights: the perfect side – smashed potatoes

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]otatoes are my favorite carbs on earth.  I could probably give up bread, pasta maybe, but never potatoes.  I am a sucker for a really good french fry (not fast food, think gourmet, thick cut, seasoned well with with a speciality ketchup) but there really […]