Category Side Dishes

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

I tried this pasta salad at a bridal shower. I fell in love instantly. It was unique because of the many different flavors. Spicy from the Tabasco and sweet from the relish and pineapple. I begged for the recipe from a woman that made this dish but didn’t attend the party.


1 pound elbow macaroni (cook per instructions on the box)

1 whole seasoned Rotisserie Chicken from Costco

2 large carrots...

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Angel Biscuit Buns

Angel Buns and Angel Biscuits
Here are a couple options from my Grandma’s baking boxes, you can make one or both. The Angel biscuits had Aunt Oleva’s name on it. We used to visit her all the time in Bullhead City as kids. Very yummy biscuits and the best part is you can keep the dough in the fridge for a week and just pull out what you want to bake each day at a time...
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Apple Bacon Coleslaw

This is by far one of the best coleslaws I have ever had. A perfect mix of sweet, salty, and tangy! When you are looking for a fun side dish or item to bring to a potluck… this is a great option!

1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup honey
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 cup pulp free orange juice
Juice from 1/2 fresh lemon=roughly 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground black p...
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Grandma’s Ranch Beans

1 lb. hamburger ground beef, browned. Don’t drain
1 lb. bacon, chopped, browned. Don’t drain
½ cup onions, chopped
½ cup green bell peppers, chopped
½ cup brown sugar
4 cans tomato soup (10 ¾ oz. each)
2 cans Pork & Beans (15 oz. each)
2 cans dark kidney beans, drain these (15 oz. each) – you can substitute for black beans but remember to drain them
2 cans brown butter beans or Lima be...
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Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw

½ head of green cabbage or pre-sliced bag of cabbage
2 carrots
½ red pepper
1/3 cup of mayonnaise
3 garlic cloves
¼ cup cilantro
1 tablespoon of lime juice (about 3 limes)
Salt & Pepper
Finely chop cabbage into bite-sized pieces and place in a large bowl
Peel skin off carrots, then grate them into the large bowl
Create dressing by blending together mayonnaise, garlic, cilantro, a...
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Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

While I was getting my hair done by wonderful Allison, we got talking about food and she mentioned a recipe she heard of by Trisha Yearwood that you could make in the crock pot. She was wondering if that was even possible, so I volunteered to find the recipe and attempt it to see if it was worth anything. AND IT WAS! Very tasting and beyond easy.
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 ounces cooked elbow macaroni (h...
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Pico De Gallo

Yield: 2 cups
  • 4 vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 2 green onions, white and green parts, sliced
  • 1 Serrano chile, minced
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together. Toss thoroughly...
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Creamed Spinach & Mushroom Casserole

I got this recipe from the back of the Farm Stand spinach bag. Super easy and yummy. Perfect for Crossfitter’s doing Paleo or ZONE diets!
1 tablespoon butter
1 (8 ounce) package sliced mushrooms
½ cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (16 ounce) package Fresh Spinach
¼ cup almond meal or all-purpose flour
1 cup of milk, Coconut Milk or half & half
1 ta...
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P.F. Chang’s Spicy Green Beans

P.F. Chang’s® Spicy Green Beans
By Todd Wilbur
Menu Description: Stir-fried with Sichuan preserves, fiery chili sauce and garlic. Here’s an easy side dish that you can start on a day or two before you plan to serve it. Planning ahead like this will allow the spicy Sichuan mixture some quality chill time to pickle in the salt and acids...
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Italian Sausage Stuffing

My Mother in Law makes this casserole every holiday and it’s my personal favorite stuffing! Best in the West!

1 cup; butter (2 sticks)

1 cup; white onion, finely chopped

1 cup; celery, finely chopped

1 1/2 cups; chicken broth

1 box = 16oz; Mrs. Cubbison’s Herb Seasoned Cube Stuffing

1 pound Spicy or Sweet Italian Sausage, about 6 links (casings removed) – We used spicy sausage from Claro’s in U...

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