Sides and Breads
Lighter Mashed Potatoes

Lighter Mashed Potatoes

I wanted something tasty to go with my low-fat meatloaf, but didn’t want to totally ruin the work I’d done towards making something “low fat”- so I tried out these mashed potatoes. I was initially skeptical at how little butter they contained- typically, I don’t favor mashed potato recipes, I normally just mash up some boiled potatoes and...
Asian Cole Slaw

Asian Cole Slaw

Hey everyone! Last week was a fever blur of illness, compiled with a huge event for work that I had to plan. Now I feel like I’m slowly tending to the rest of my life – like actually cooking, sleeping, cleaning my room, and blogging! I just need to get around to finally doing my...
Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

If you’ve never heard of monkey bread, do yourself a favor and make this recipe now. Once you’ve had a bite of the ooey-gooey, sugar, buttery pull-apart bread phenomenon that is monkey bread, you may never go back There are ways to make yeasted, totally-from-scratch monkey bread, but as Meg said this weekend, “It’s junk...
Fake-caccia

Fake-caccia

Everyone loves bread. Today, we can laugh at the heady days of the low-carb craze, when everyone was eating hamburger patties wrapped in lettuce and losing weight while eating steaks. But I think the Atkin’s phase was more nefarious than we choose to remember now. Think about it- Bush was elected AND re-elected while the...
Fluffy Biscuits

Fluffy Biscuits

Did you guys know I was from the South? Do I talk about it a lot or something? When I drink a lot do I start yelling about grits? So much for keeping things mysterious, I guess. Anyway, as the consummate Southerner (see! I brought it up again), I have deep respect for the biscuit. However, weirdly,...