Category: Sides

Simple recipes for your favorite side dishes and maybe a few new favorites!

Crock Pot Creamed Corn from the Timeless Traditions recipe series. Easy to make and utterly decadent!

Crockpot Creamed Corn

Granny Alice and CrockPot Creamed corn. Don't miss this wonderful story and recipe from Alice Seuffert from Dining With Alice (another MN girl!). You will the warmth from the story AND the recipe. One of our Timeless Traditions recipes.

Instant Pot Cilantro lime Rice

Do you love Chipoltlé's cilantro lime rice? Me too! This is an easy recipe to recreate that yummy flavorful rice using simple ingredients and the pressure cooker setting on your Instant Pot.

5 Ingredient Ham Pasta Salad

With only 5 ingredients, this Ham Pasta Salad couldn't be easier, faster, and tastier. Yummy noodles with a creamy dressing, salty ham bits, cheese, and tangy green onions makes the perfect summer salad.

the BEST Deviled Egg Salad

Take the yumminess of deviled eggs and turn it into a salad that is easy to serve, transport, and eat. The delicious tangy flavor, creaminess, and spices of a deviled egg in a picnic friendly salad!

Cauliflower potato salad is delicious and easy to make! It tastes so much like the real thing you won't believe it!

the BEST Cauliflower Potato Salad (low-carb, Paleo)

We love this great twist on traditional potato salad. Now we can have all the health of cauliflower and all the flavor of our summer favorite. And, it's actually faster to make than traditional potato salad. Bonus!!!

Funeral Potatoes Recipe (the potatoes with the crushed cornflakes on top)

Creamy and cheesy potatoes are topped with buttery corn flakes and baked until they are warm and bubbling. A perfect recipe for parties, holidays, family gatherings, and potlucks! I have ideas for healthier substitutions and variations that guarantees this will stay on your menu rotation.

easy Marinated Tomato Salad (great for garden produce!)

Easy, fresh, full of flavor, and the perfect use for all of that beautiful summer produce...this marinated tomato salad whips up in a quick hurry and uses simple, fresh, and easy ingredients. You'll be making this all summer long!

Cucumber Onion Salad

The classic Cucumber Onion salad couldn't be easier or tastier. Adding the optional fresh fennel adds a delicious and bright twist!

Red Onion Watermelon salad

This watermelon salad is an old-school church potluck classic. Refreshing and flavorful, you'll love that this comes together with 5 easy ingredient!

Spoonful of wild rice dressing

Minnesota Wild Rice Dressing

We call this wild rice "stuffing" in my house. Really, it's a classic wild rice casserole made in the traditional Minnesota way complete with pork sausage, water chestnuts, and egg. I use canned wild rice and ready-to-serve brown rice to keep it easy! This wild rice dish

Creamy and flavorful, this is a perfect bowl of mashed cauliflower

Perfect Mashed Cauliflower

This mashed cauliflower recipe makes the most perfect, creamy, flavorful batch of mashed cauliflower you'll ever make. All in one pot, this recipe will be a favorite your family asks for again and again!

How to Make the Best Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Until I was an adult I thought cranberry sauce came shaped like a tin can and had ridges in it. I most likely had homemade cranberry sauce somewhere and didn't realize what it was. My brain would have processed it as coming from a different brand of canned stuff. That was all I knew. This isn't that. But it is almost as easy!

CrockPot Baked Beans (with bacon)

Everyone has their favorite recipe for baked beans...this is mine. Sweet and savory beans with bacon and a bit of herb to create the yummiest, most satisfying beans ever! The best part...you can make them up in the slowcooker! By the way, have you tried that crockpot

deviled egg potato salad on two plates with forks

the BEST Deviled Egg Potato Salad with Bacon

This deviled egg potato salad recipe has all the tangy, creamy flavors of deviled eggs in a classic potato salad. Spicy, creamy, tangy, and even a bit sweet, this is truly the BEST potato salad EVER and one you'll be making again and again. First, let's talk

Whiskey Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Baby carrots in a sweet brown sugar and whiskey glaze are the BEST side dish. Super easy to make and the bourbon adds a subtle lift to the traditional glazed carrots recipe. You'll love it!

Swedish Toast Skagen (Shrimp Toast)

I'm whipping up some comfort food in the form of toast. Not just any toast... Swedish Skagen Toast. An easy and traditional Swedish appetizer.

roasted corn salad with fresh sweet corn

Roasted Corn Salad Recipe

This easy roasted corn salad recipe will remind you of your favorite Mexican sweet corn. Full of summer flavor, creamy cheese, and roasted corn...served warm OR cold, this is an easy recipe your whole family will love this summer! In the summer, I love finding a side

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