Category Archives: sides

Pickled Butternut Squash

Pickled butternut squash probably sounds like a weird one, but (as long as you don’t hate fennel seed) it’s great, and works wonderfully in pasta salad! Ingredients: 3 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4″ cubes 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Beet & Ricotta Hummus

I’m hosting an event at work soon where we make ricotta and then use it in a few recipes, and I just gave this a go as one of the recipes for people to try their ricotta in. It’s a … Continue reading

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Pickled Cranberries

A bit of a weird one, but people have thought these are good, and I am definitely eager to try them in chicken salad. They’d also be good on a cheese platter, and I’m sure you could make some sort … Continue reading

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Chopped Liver

This is definitely not a recipe/food for everyone, but I’d been vaguely wanting chopped liver for about a decade, and I’m glad to have finally gotten around to it! We always used to have it before the meal on Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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‘Greek’ Hummus

This is so simple it hardly counts as a recipe, but I really like it! It’s both quite spinach-y and hummus-y, and I think would be good as a veggie dip. I threw it in a wrap with some more … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa and Cranberries

A healthy-feeling side that makes brussels sprouts actually enjoyable! The tartness of the dressing contrasts with the sweetness of the craisins, making a nice mixture. The website I got this from said this makes a side for 4-6, I found … Continue reading

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Mini Buffalo Chicken Cakes

My work had a book signing event last week, and a coworker and I did the catering. We did a few different things, including these little cakes, which we made 2 double batches of (there’s a limit to how much … Continue reading

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