Category Archives: Side dish

Crispy smashed potatoes

First off, I wanted to say thanks for all of the messages and comments you’ve sent my way following the ill-fated derm appointment. I’m still not sure what I’m going to do (find a new doc or make another attempt at a natural solution), but it meant a lot that several people took the time […]

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Crispy potato roast

Here’s a short quiz to determine if you should attempt this recipe.     Clearly, a mandoline is key to this recipe. It’s the easiest way to get thin, uniform slices of potato. We’re going to turn those slices into an addictive, potato chip like roast thanks to the genius of Deb at Smitten Kitchen. A […]

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Chili cheese fries

I will be the first to admit that I’m a huge nerd. You’re here so you probably know that already. But, I thought I should share that I still seriously nerd out about any comment I get about this blog – comments on a post, mentions on Facebooks when friends make something I’ve shared, links to my blog, likes on the […]

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Tofu pesto pasta

I’ve got the trailer on the brain. I wanted to post yesterday but couldn’t think of anything even half witty to tell you. Today = the same. We spent the long weekend working on the trailer and then shopping for things we need for the trailer. Fulfilling? Yes. Great conversation. Eh. We’re still charting our progress on […]

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Summer corn saute

Olympic fever has taken hold of the Hawes household!  Seriously, turn the TV to NBC and leave it there. It’s the only station we need this week. Swimming prelims – I’ll watch them. Synchronized diving – Totally there. Women’s gymnastic – ALL OVER IT! Heck, you could toss on trampoline, skeet shooting or kayaking and I’d just keep on happily […]

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