Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots [+Video]

This is the best rice side dish recipe I’ve ever made. Jerusalem Wild Rice or Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots is packed with flavor from the spiced chickpeas and caramelized onions to the juicy craisins with crispy shallots on top!! Last Christmas I did a Nativity dinner for my family with traditional Jerusalem… Continue reading Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots [+Video]

Creamy Gruyere Baked Zucchini Squash Gratin

It’s time to take your Thanksgiving side dishes to the next level with this cheesy baked zucchini squash gratin! It’s creamy and packed full of zucchini, yellow squash, spinach and gruyere cheese. Every year I grimace a bit over the Thanksgiving side dishes. Do I go slow cooker orange carrots or brussels salad (that is… Continue reading Creamy Gruyere Baked Zucchini Squash Gratin

Raspberry Pretzel Jello Salad

Some things just belong together…like raspberries and summertime and raspberry pretzel jello salad and your next BBQ! Three layers of jello salad joy. I’m realizing people have a bigger opinion on berries than I ever knew. Are you a lover of raspberries and hater of blueberries?  If you had to pick would you go strawberry… Continue reading Raspberry Pretzel Jello Salad

Sausage Stuffing Recipe [+Video]

The stuffing recipe that converted me into a stuffing lover! Full of sausage, fresh herbs and dried cranberries…this stuffing is scrumptious! Ok, I’m not even going to lie, I’ve never loved stuffing. Last Thanksgiving we put a poll on Facebook asking your favorite Thanksgiving side, and the top vote getter was stuffing…by far. WHAT?! Really?!… Continue reading Sausage Stuffing Recipe [+Video]

Classic Green Bean Casserole Recipe

This is your traditional creamy green bean casserole recipe topped with crunchy French fried onions but with a few surprise ingredients that you’re going to absolutely love! Every Thanksgiving, the classic green bean casserole recipe would rise to the tops of minds for the big dinner spread. But in my family it was a little… Continue reading Classic Green Bean Casserole Recipe

How to Make the Best Garlic Bread

You know the kind of garlic bread that you can’t resist because it’s so buttery and garlicky and perfect? Well, this is that garlic bread recipe! Ingredients for Garlic Bread There’s no need to go to tons of trouble to make garlic bread. If you have a loaf of french bread ready to go, then… Continue reading How to Make the Best Garlic Bread

Bacon Fried Rice

The most delicious fried rice has to come from using day old rice for that perfect texture, but add in bacon for a bacon fried rice and it’s out of this world! Cade and I got this recipe a long time ago in a cooking class up at BYU-Idaho and we have altered it to… Continue reading Bacon Fried Rice