Side Dishes

Easy homemade hummus recipe without tahini. One of my favorite recipes for using canned garbanzo beans or chick peas. Easy homemade hummus recipe without tahini. One of my favorite recipes for using canned garbanzo beans or chick peas.

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE hummus. But it is expensive! And these days when I’m trying not to run to the store every time we are craving something, I’m realizing it’s better to make it at home myself. I’ll admit this probably isn’t exactly an authentic hummus recipe. But it is very…

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Easy classic macaroni salad. One of my favorite summer barbecue recipes. Easy classic macaroni salad. One of my favorite summer barbecue recipes.

The other night I went to make a potato salad and realized that I didn’t have any potatoes! So I decided to make this easy classic macaroni salad instead, and it turned out great. I forgot how good old-fashioned macaroni salad can be. It’s perfect for summer barbecues.   You can use either sweet pickles…

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My favorite recipe for easy sauteed green beans with bacon and onions, a great vegetable side dish to serve with chicken, steak, or pork. My favorite recipe for easy sauteed green beans with bacon and onions, a great vegetable side dish to serve with chicken, steak, or pork.

How to Cook Green Beans in a Pan   There are several different ways to cook green beans. You can boil them, microwave them or saute them. Personally I enjoy green beans sauteed, they are cooked but they have a slight crunch to them. This easy green beans with bacon and onions recipe is one of…

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Easy recipe for homemade baked beans that will make everyone ask for more. Better even than Bush's baked beans! Easy recipe for homemade baked beans that will make everyone ask for more. Better even than Bush's baked beans!

I think most people would agree that Bush’s baked beans are good. I was hesitant to try making homemade baked beans because it’s hard to improve on something that everyone already likes. But I decided to try to make them anyway, and they are really good!   These beans are definitely better than store bought,…

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