Salads and Side Dishes

Garlic and Basil Smashed Potatoes

Vegetables are in their prime during this time of the year, but sometimes you need a good hearty side dish at a meal. I've said before that I don't really enjoy creamy foods in hot weather. I love mashed potatoes, but to me they are a comfort food during the winter holidays. Ryan and I… Continue reading Garlic and Basil Smashed Potatoes

Salads and Side Dishes

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Maple Dipping Sauce

Sweet potatoes are the perfect side dish to many meals. Even though they are naturally sweet, they take on a number of great flavors. I prefer to add a little kick when making them, which I think enhances the sweetness and gives the palate a welcome, unexpected flavor. This is my version of the winter… Continue reading Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges with Maple Dipping Sauce