All Side Dish Recipes

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Carrot and Zucchini Fries

One of my greatest joys in life is making vegetables taste good to other people. When someone is especially excited […]

Avocado-Garlic Toasts

Avocado Garlic Toasts

Just last week some beloved neighbors moved away. We had watched the Prestons’ kids grow up from grade school athletes […]

Guacamole

Great Guacamole in Five Minutes

I’ve never understood why people buy pre-made guacamole. The store-bought stuff ranges from barely ok to green glue. The real […]

Farm Stand

Swiss Chard with Garlic

Last week I made some Swiss Chard with Garlic using fresh Rainbow chard from the farmers market. The kids hadn’t […]

Homemade Pita Chips

Homemade Pita Chips

Last night at dinner, Celia told us she was ready to be done with school for the year. She had […]

Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

We live too far from the beach for a day trip, so on Memorial Day around here, the neighborhood pools […]