Category Archives: Starchy Side Dish

Easy Grilled Salmon with Lemon

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A tender grilled salmon fillet with butter, garlic, and lemon Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  Two 8-ounce Salmon filletsliquid smoke flavoring*saltfreshly ground pepper1 fresh lemon, sliced or in wedges**oil, in a spray bottle (easiest)2 cloves minced garlic2 tablespoons butter, sliced Instructions:  1. Lightly season fillets (both sides, if skinless) with liquid… Read more »

Salmon Potato Casserole

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A comforting creamy casserole of cheesy sliced potatoes and smoked salmon Yield:  8 servings Ingredients:  1 large onion or 2 medium onions, finely diced or thinly sliced3 large potatoes (about 2 or 2.5 pounds), scrubbed and thinly sliced1/2 cup heavy whipping cream1 1/2 cups milk1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper3… Read more »

Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

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Quick and easy, these creamy grilled scalloped potatoes are flavorful and colorful! Yield:  6-8 servings Ingredients:  3 cups very thinly sliced peeled potatoes*1 cup very thinly sliced carrots1 cup thinly sliced onion3/4 cup mayonnaise, Miracle Whip salad dressing, OR sour cream**4 ounces (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese1/2 cup grated Parmesan… Read more »

Mom’s Potato Salad

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This is the best old-fashioned potato salad recipe! Chunky, creamy, and flavorful, everyone loves this homemade potato salad! Yield:  16-24 servings (about 16 cups) Ingredients:  9 medium potatoes* (~3 to 3.5 pounds)1 sweet onion, finely chopped2 cups finely chopped celery1/2 cup finely chopped dill pickles3 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and diced1/4… Read more »

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

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A homemade baked macaroni and cheese with a flavorful and creamy sauce Yield:  8 servings Ingredients:  16 ounces elbow macaroni or small shell pasta1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic or garlic powder1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds, crushed*20 cranks of black pepper (or 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground)1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter1/4 cup… Read more »

Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges

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Potato wedges tossed with seasonings and oil and baked Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  6-8 medium potatoes2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon garlic salt1 teaspoon garlic powder2 teaspoons onion powder2 teaspoons chili powder Optional ingredients: cayenne pepperchivesdried parsleygrated Parmesan cheese Instructions:  1. Scrub potatoes and rinse under cold water. Pat dry. 2. Cut… Read more »

Best Baking Powder Biscuits

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Yield:  1 dozen Ingredients:  2 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/3 cup cold butter, sliced3/4 cup buttermilk or kefir Instructions:  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter. 2. Add buttermilk or kefir, stirring until mixture forms somewhat of a ball shape. Then, knead… Read more »