Tag: side dish

Creamy Napa Cabbage Coleslaw

Creamy Napa Cabbage Coleslaw

Cabbage is my thing, any kind of cabbage, green, red, napa, Brussel sprouts and bok choy, surprisingly they all make great salads, but napa is the best. It’s less chewy and thick in comparison to classic green cabbage and not as spicy, but still has…

Roasted Ranch Potato Salad

Roasted Ranch Potato Salad

My favorite ways to prepare potatoes is in salad form and the second best is roasted, this is the best of both worlds. Crispy roasted potatoes are sauced with fresh ranch style dressing, green onions, parsley and dill to make for a pleasing textural combination…

Coriander Black Beans

Coriander Black Beans

When I make Mexican food I usually end up making salsa or pico de gallo, I like to remove the inside seed gooey bits, the tomato caviar. It’s perfectly good to keep in, but I remove it so that my pico de gallo isn’t too…

Papa’s Zucchini

Papa’s Zucchini

During the summer I’d visit my grandparents, all by myself, we called it Grandma Camp. Most of the time my grandma would be the one entertaining and taking care of me, but when it came time for dinner my Papa took over. He always made…

Broiled Green Beans with Pecans and Blue Cheese

Broiled Green Beans with Pecans and Blue Cheese

As Barbossa from Pirates of the Caribbean would say “the code is more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.” And that’s exactly how I like to look at most recipes. One of my husband’s old cook friends, aptly nicknamed Scook (sea cook), gave me…

Lemon Butter Boiled Potatoes

Lemon Butter Boiled Potatoes

Every time I make this potato dish someone asks abut it and I’m quite baffled, it’s just potatoes. I imagine when the average person cooks for themselves it’s not about making a new creation or a grand meal, it’s just food to fill the hole…

Coconut Peas

Coconut Peas

When I was first started to cook on Bounty I wanted to recreate the flavors I was familiar with in Singapore, but the ingredients I had were very different. Given what I had available to me and the dinner I had decided to make I…