3 Cheese Pasta Bake

  So I’m sure that many of you are getting super psyched for football season!  There’s nothing quite like kickoff weekend.  Everyone is so hopeful about their team’s season, th...

Creamy Ranch Style Pork Chops & Rice

  I have a confession to make.  I am a Ranch addict.  There I said it.  I love Ranch.  Ya know those big, giant, industrial sized bottles of Ranch at the store?  Yeah…I buy that.  I put it...

Island Rice

  Today’s recipe is one of my husband’s FAVORITE side dishes!  I enjoy it a lot too.  Especially cuz I chow down on all the extra dried pineapple while I make it :-). I typically don...

Loaded Potato Casserole

  Potato side dishes take on many forms:  mashed, baked, roasted, boiled, loaded, etc.  No matter how they’re cooked and served, potatoes are definitely one of my favorite side dishes.  Th...

Grape Salad

This grape salad is one of my favorite side dishes.  Why?  Because it can also be considered a dessert.  And we all know that the very best side dishes are ones that are so sweet and delectable that ...

BLT Stuffed Tomatoes

Yesterday I posted the first recipe from our Valentine’s Dinner, Parmesan Orzo Pasta.  Today’s post is about a second side dish, BLT Stuffed Tomatoes.  Still to come from my ValentineR...

Parmesan Orzo Pasta

This, ladies and gentlemen, was our Valentine’s Dinner (dessert, not pictured).  I know, it’s been a few days since Valentine’s, but we waited to have this awesome dinner on Saturda...

Favorite Recipes of 2012

Happy New Year, Readers! I know it probably would’ve made more sense to make this list yesterday on New Year’s Eve….but oh well.  I didn’t really have time to do it yesterday,...

Broccoli and Rice Casserole

        Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  And yes, I know that Thanksgiving was yesterday, but who says you can’t celebrate an extra day?  Especially when good food is involved...