All Side Dish Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower Poppers

Roasted Cauliflower Poppers

Do your kids think most vegetables are scary? Many parents of young children lament that their kids simply refuse to […]

Ghostly eggs

Healthy Halloween Snacks

If you have been following Kitchen Explorers for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I’m just a tiny bit obsessed […]

roasted-vegetables

Spiced Oven Roasted Vegetables

My father was always vigilant about not letting fresh fruits and vegetables go to waste.  He would get furious if […]

apple-sauce

Homemade Applesauce

If you walked into my house earlier today, you would have been warmly greeted with the aroma of spiced apples […]

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Crispy Rosemary Potatoes

Before getting to my Crispy Rosemary Potatoes recipe, I want to share an interview I had with Chef Marshall O’Brien, […]

Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

Saffron Rice and Bean Salad

I remember feeling satisfied with a rotating menu of PB & J and turkey or chicken sandwiches packed inside my […]

corn & scallion pancakes

Corn and Scallion Pancakes

These Corn and Scallion Pancakes make a great main course (with a hearty side dish like black beans), side dish, […]

mint yogurt

Mint Yogurt Sauce

I often cook the same dishes over and over again because they are familiar.  Spaghetti with marinara, teriyaki chicken, pasta […]