Category: Side Dish

Sweet and Spicy Cherry Peach Salsa

Sweet and Spicy Cherry Peach Salsa

This tantalizing combo of cherries and peaches goes great with a variety of dishes. Use it to top chicken, fish, pork, or as a traditional snack dip.

Not Your Grandma’s Apple Butter

Not Your Grandma’s Apple Butter

A favorite in the fall living so close to the orchard. A recipe handed down from my grandmother and adapted to modern life and kicked up a notch.

Sassy Sauce

Sassy Sauce

This is a recipe I recently created to smear on my burger. But then I realized how amazing it also tastes on chicken, salmon, pork chops, cauliflower, broccoli, bell peppers, etc.

Quick-Pickled Beet Stems

Quick-Pickled Beet Stems

This recipe helps eliminate food waste (since most people discard the beetroot’s stems) while also creating a uniquely tasty and simple side-dish filled with flavors and nutrients. It’s a total win! This dish is a unique family recipe that my grandpa (who lived until he was 100 years old) absolutely adored!

Tomato-cucumber salad

Tomato-cucumber salad

All summer long my family absolutely loves a simple salad of thin sliced tomatoes and cucumbers, because is fresh and pretty much can be eaten with any dish. But if you are busy person as I am, I am sure you don’t have time to make this salad everyday.
This is a trick that i discovered if you want to “meal-prep” when you have a few extra minutes that tastes really good.

Perfect Pierogis

Perfect Pierogis

After marrying into a Polish family, I quickly discovered pierogis were a mainstay. This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law. I added a little “Mel” to it, and….perfect pierogis!