Archive for the ‘Side Dishes’ Category

Continental Green Beans

Here is another one of those old fashioned favorite recipes from my Mom’s recipe collection. They are easy and a nice change from the green bean casserole. Ingredients 1/2 cup bacon, diced 2/3 cup onion, diced 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons flour 2 cups canned tomatoes 2 cups French cut green beans, […]

Monica’s Mexican Beans

My daughter has a friend, Monica, who is from Mexico and cooks totally awesome and authentic Mexican food. She shared her favorite bean recipe with us. It is simple and plain, but delicious. It has taken my daughter and I quite a few attempts to perfect these beans. One of the secrets is using the […]

Tomato Basil Pasta

This favorite recipe is great for potlucks. Ingredients 1 box penne pasta, cooked 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic 3 ounces prosciutto, chopped 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips […]