Jello Salads

Ahhhhhh 2020, are there no limits to the havoc you will wreak? You’ve got me eating Jell-O! Mixed with Cool-Whip and sour cream, no less!!! Side bar: on all these recipe blogs I researched for this compilation, the writer always feels the need to clarify that we aren’t talking about salad, as in lettuce and … Read more

Sweet & sour cauliflower

I’ve been making it a habit recently to make large-ish batches of vegetables with a bit more panache to them than just roasting them with olive oil, and keeping the leftovers in the fridge. In my series of sweet and sour cauliflower recipes I’ve discovered there are a bunch of variations on a theme: to … Read more

Smoky Paprika Butter

This recipe came from a Plated box I got recently. What could have been a really ordinary steak with roasted vegetables was elevated to something extraordinary when this butter mixture melted into it. nom nom nom …. Makes a serving for 3 1/2 stick unsalted butter1-2 t sriracha 1/2 t smoked paprika 1/4 t crushed red pepper1 clove garlic, … Read more

Holiday Brussels Sprouts

This Thanksgiving we couldn’t have salad because the e.coli outbreak meant that grocers were taking all their lettuce off their shelves. Because ’tis the season for huge brussels sprouts stalks, I decided that would be our vegetable side dish instead. I looked through a few of my recipes and kind of ended up with a … Read more