Easy Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon & Greens

three stuffed mushrooms on plate with platter of mushrooms in background

Enjoy a flavorful appetizer with this easy stuffed mushrooms recipe. Bacon, greens, and cheese make the humble mushroom amazing! They say that it’s good luck to eat greens on New Year’s. This was not something I grew up knowing. I learned it in my late 30s because: I did not grow up eating “greens.” My […]

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Recipes that let you “set it and forget it” are some of the best. These Crockpot Baked Potatoes are no exception. Come home to a pot full of baked potatoes all set for dinner! It seems that in recent years I’ve become remiss in serving baked potatoes. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m […]

Seasoned Corn Off the Cob – Simple Summer Side

Liven up a simple summer supper with this easy, Seasoned Corn Off the Cob. It comes together in minutes and makes for an ideal side dish without the fuss. Sweet corn is a summer-fall dish for me. It’s not something I particularly crave in winter or even spring. But once summer starts to peek it’s […]

Roasted Potatoes and Peppers

Put a little spice in your life by adding poblano peppers to oven roasted potatoes, onions, and sweet bell peppers. The result is a hearty side dish you’ll love. I’ve long been a fan of roasted poblano chiles. It started with our landlady, Karen, when we were newlyweds. Karen and her family owned a good-sized […]

The Mashed Potato Casserole My Kids Go Nuts For

Need a comfy side dish? Make the Mashed Potato Casserole my kids go nuts for. It’s very make-ahead and as easy as can be. I’ve been making mashed potatoes for my kids since they were really little. It was probably one of their first foods, now that I think of it. So easy to feed […]

Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Almonds, and Scallions

Kale Salad with Red Grapes | Good Cheap Eats

Celebrate the season with a festive Kale Salad with Red Grapes, Almonds, and Scallions. It’s quick and easy to pull together. This is the season when it’s easy to overindulge. I mean, cookies, cakes, and pie? Oh my! I had no trouble going back for a second plate of turkey dinner. Or a second piece […]

Quinoa Salad to Make You Swoon

Want a Quinoa Salad that will make you swoon? This would be it. It’s one of my favorites to make for a hearty, protein-packed lunch. When I first met quinoa, I was a reluctant fan. I knew it was really nutritious, but the taste was a little bland. And then I learned some fun ways […]

Greek Orzo Salad

Dotted with sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives, marinated artichoke hearts, and tangy feta, this delicious Greek Orzo Salad comes together quickly with a handful of ingredients. Grilling season is in full swing around here which means we cook some hearty proteins on the grill and supplement with yummy salads on the side. This past week, I […]