I love macaroni salad, but the traditional recipes are fairly mundane. This is not your Mama’s macaroni salad! Shrimp Garden Pasta Salad is perfect for summer picnics and potluck dinners.
Recipes for side dishes.
Like potatoes, parsnips are a root vegetable, so it makes sense to do a mash-up with potatoes. Loaded Parsnip Mashed Potatoes take on a slightly sweet, nutty flavor from the parsnips. Here they are taken up to a truly adult level with the addition of bacon bits, Cheddar cheese, and chives.
Easy scalloped potatoes are a heart-warming comfort food. This homemade version is not only easy, it’s loaded with cheese in a creamy sauce.
Easy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect side dish for those busy nights, because it goes together in a flash! This recipe is for a very basic, easy version, loaded with Cheddar cheese and rich with milk. You can have it in the oven within 15 minutes.
Alfredo Parsley Potatoes make a delightful change from the standard mashed potato side dish. If you love alfredo sauce, you are going to adore these cheesy, creamy potatoes. If your kids are macaroni and cheese fans, they will flip for alfredo parsley potatoes. The process is simple and completely made on the stove-top.
Gold Potato Pie may well be my favorite potato side dish and will soon become yours. Thin slices of Yukon Gold potatoes are layered into a pie and baked swimming in a garlic Parmesan sauce. It is a nice change from the usual mashed potatoes, and it may be made in advance if need be. If you want to jazz it up a bit, add some chopped ham or bacon bits.
Homemade RiceARoni is just as easy to make as the boxed stuff, and you probably already have all of the simple ingredient in stock on your kitchen shelves. It is so much better for you, because it has no preservatives or unprounceable additives. It takes only a matter of minutes to prepare the ingredients and only 20 minutes to cook. Make yourself proud and your family lick their lips.
Garlic Cheese Hasselback Potatoes add the flavors of bacon, Parmesan cheese, and Italian herbs to make these popular potatoes extra-special. It takes a steady hand, a thin-bladed knife, and an extreme amount of patience, to cut down just far enough so that the potatoes fan out without cutting all the way through the base that holds them together. See my method below to breeze through this step.