Rice and Peas

A favorable rice side dish that is easy to make and inexpensive. The secrete to this dish is the rice is cooked in chicken broth.  If you don’t have chicken broth you can use chicken bullion cubes or soup base.  Add some peas and a sprinkle of your favorite herbs will give you a side…

Herbed Rice

My rice container is full from all the rice that is in the food box I get each week.  A friend of mine that live across the country from me came to my rescue with several recipes she sent for me to try out and share with you.  This one is her favorite and I…

Steamed Ribbon Squash

A fun way to make a lovely side dish that will dress up a special meal.  You simple slice yellow squash or zucchini length wise using a vegetable peeler. Hold the squash and slice away from you making thin slices. Lightly salt them before putting them into a steamer basket. Bring a couple of inches…

French Fried Onion Rings

    There is nothing as good as home made fried onion rings. Especially when they are made from a large sweet onion like Vidalia Sweets, Florida Sweets, Texas Sweets and Hawaiian Sweets. They take a little time to make so plan a simple meal around them. They also make an inexpensive meal special. I…