Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Category Archives: side dish

Wasabi Smashed Red Potatoes (Dijon, Parmesan alternatives)

Simple, simple, simple! Oh… Yes, and delicious!  Potatoes are so versatile, you can dress them up in so many ways. This is a nice way to add delicate flavor up … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

I grew sweet potatoes!!!

I’m amazed I grew something! Remember a while back when I planted those scraggly little plants? Well, I didn’t expect much really, since my brown thumb is in full force. … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Veggie Quinoa with Portobello and Avocado

It’s been hectic around here! This is my first post in quite some time. Our house is now up for sale, we’re back from a magnificent wedding in New York, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Mirin Sunflower Veggie Medley with Sweet Potato Slices

Oh, so much is happening, and my concentration on food is somewhat scattered. I guess that’s most peoples’ situation these days. I’ve been eating vegan (except for about a tablespoon … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yuca or Taro Chips (No, not tarot cards!)

Notice!!! I made a mistake!  Ok, I posted this a few hours ago, re: taro chips.   I made YUCA chips. Yuca is not yucca. They are 2 separate plants. … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 4 Comments

Spinach & Walnuts

For a quick side, or light snack,  this is the ticket. For one serving you’ll need: 1 1/2 c  fresh spinach, handful of walnuts Mrs. Dash Seasoning Tony Legner’s Cat … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Roasted Vegetables on Garlic Collard Greens

Ahhhh, summertime! On the go, at the beach, all sorts of fun activities going on. Until the thunderstorm! So, while that thunderstorm is brewing, go gather some fresh veggies and … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Luscious Lentils

I love lentils! I’d like to say who doesn’t…. but I don’t think enough people have given them a chance. Maybe I’m wrong, hope so. Anyway, I just whipped up … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Caribbean Collards

I’m trying to eat “clean”, at least for today! We’ll see how long I go. I eat pretty healthy for the most part,( although I’ve noticed that lots of pasta … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

That’s a Spicy Mac and Cheese!

It’s not a good thing when you wake up and Jim Cantore is in town. He visits here far too often for my liking. We are on the Gulf Coast … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spinach & Rice Salad

A favorite old standby of mine. This goes with just about everything, and it’s a great “base” to use as a main dish if you’d like also. Just add some … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 14 Comments

Roasted Asparagus

The roasting of vegetables enhance and intensifies their flavor, and a great example is fresh asparagus. Roasting asparagus also allows it to keep the beautiful green color & it doesn’t … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These potatoes will keep those pesky vampires at bay. The garlic, butter and cream make these a delicious indulgence. You can easily make them more figure friendly by using Smart … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lemon Basil Jasmine Rice

I wanted to make rice. I didn’t, however want just rice.  I was making a lemony chicken and wanted to compliment the chicken, but add a little pizzazz to the … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment