Tag Archive | side dishes

Orange Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a fickle beast, but I love it.  The problem is that it is either so tart that it’s no longer pleasurable to eat, or it is so sweet that you might as well just put yourself in a diabetic coma.  Then there’s the whole chutney vs. sauce debate… the nuts vs. no […]

Vinegar-Dressed Coleslaw

At the beginning of the summer, I posted a link for Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork, Texas Style.  Southern pork continues to be a big favorite around our house, so we thawed a frozen container of pulled pork to make scrumptious sandwiches for lunch.  I also made some coleslaw to garnish our sandwiches. Okay, so about coleslaw. […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Wikipedia tells me that the reason these little cabbages are called Brussels sprouts is because they are popular in Belgium and possibly originated there in the distant past.  I don’t know.  All I know is this: I always misspell them, and  they are related to cabbages and broccoli and kale.  These are vegetables I have […]