Side Dishes

Chinese Sausage Fried Rice

by Nicole February 10, 2013
Chinese Sausage Fried Rice

Happy Chinese New Year all!  Although I am not Chinese I have always loved and admired the beautiful culture of China and the ceremony of the New Year’s celebrations.  On a totally nonfood related note Pandas have been a lifelong obsession of mine so China has always had a special place in my heart because […]

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Spicy Avocado Fries

by Nicole October 7, 2012
Spicy Avocado Fries

The idea of these just about made me do a happy dance. I adore avocado and this was a really cool new way try them. I also made a dipping sauce which was just sriracha and mayo to taste with a squeeze f fresh lime. It pairs really nicely. This makes a really tasty and […]

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Pineapple Fried Rice

by Nicole August 26, 2012
Pineapple Fried Rice

This is a rice worth it’s weight in prep time. I adore this recipe and have used it a number of times. However, the couple of times I tried to set it up for a post it did not work out taking photos due to various complications (like a power outage). Finally we are having […]

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Parmesan Crusted Edamame

by Nicole July 9, 2012
Parmesan Crusted Edamame

When I first saw this on the site Keeping up with the Joneses I was instantly interested. I loved Edamame but have yet to really use them in interesting ways. I have tossed them in salads but have been looking to find a way to give them a little boost. I was super excited that […]

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Simple Coconut Rice

by Nicole June 24, 2012
Simple Coconut Rice

I obviously enjoy coconut. I am always open to using it in as many ways as I can. When I first heard of using it in rice I was all for giving it a try. I have to say I have tried a few different takes on it with various results. When using coconut milk […]

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Thai Corn Fritters

by Nicole April 21, 2012
Thai Corn Fritters

I LOVE Thai Food! I was so excited to find this recipe a few years back and have made them a number of times since then. I originally made these for my oldest and foodiest friend when she visited me. I was longing to make something really unique and tasty and this was just the […]

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