Category Archives: Side Dish

Super Sides. Soy-Garlic Butter Broccoli. Lemon-Herb Orzo.

Did you hear about the new corduroy pillows? They’re making headlines everywhere! You were inflicted with that because there’s not much side dish humor out there. Today’s two side dish recipes are super easy, super fast and super delicious. The … Continue reading

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Tzatziki Potato Salad. David Pollack On The Stereo.

If your potato salads seem to be in a mayo rut, it might be time to lighten and liven them up with tzatziki sauce. The cucumber/yogurt/dill/garlic based sauce gives potato salad a cool and refreshing edge. Adding a bunch of … Continue reading

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Pork With Strawberry-Port Sauce. Green Bean, Cilantro And Soy-Glazed Almond Salad. 17 Pygmies On The Stereo.

Meg Maryatt, the lead singer of 17 Pygmies and a fellow foodie, sent me this amazing Green Bean, Cilantro And Soy-Glazed Almond Salad recipe over a year ago. As happens in my inbox, emails get buried under emails in a … Continue reading

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Honey Butter Pork Tenderloin With Homey Mac & Cheese

I couldn’t help thinking that this piece of pork looks like an alligator. What do you think? Cooked this way, the pork was succulent inside with a rich, sweet glaze on the outside. Macaroni and cheese is a yummy side. … Continue reading

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Bánh Mì Hot Dogs. Salt And Pepper Fries With Onion And Jalapeño.

Q: Where does the president keep his armies? A: In his sleevies. And that is because I am flat out of hot dog jokes. This is probably one of the best dinners I have made in recent times. Grilled hot … Continue reading

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Black Bean Mole With Coconut Couscous. Getting My Mumblecore On With Transmontane.

TIL that there is a thing called Mumblecore. (Like my little internet speak?) According to Wikipedia, “Mumblecore is a subgenre of American independent film characterized by low budget production values and amateur actors, heavily focused on naturalistic dialogue.” Mumblecore has … Continue reading

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Smothered Green Chile And Cilantro Burritos. Listening To The Pastels.

This is one of those recipes that sounds too good to be true. Frozen purchased burritos. Any flavor you like. Ten minutes of your time. Dinner’s on the table. All you do is microwave the burritos. Make a creamy green … Continue reading

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