Quick and easy spring side dishes recipes

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Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
7478 views
Cranberries with Jezebel Sauce

Cranberries with Jezebel Sauce

If you don't care for the tart tang of cranberries - try this. My dear friend, Gail, serves this dish her way frequently and everyone likes it…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
4 votes
1964 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
22583 views
Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Technically these are not "baked" as in oven-baked. But this method yields surprisingly close results to the traditional baked potato. I had strong…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
1 vote
707 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
8114 views
Easy Corn Casserole

Easy Corn Casserole

My family loves corn anything and this will be a regular thing at our dinners. Thanks to my friend Jaynee Levy-Polis for the recipe.

Glenn
Mar 2014
Beginner
2 votes
2715 views
Buttered Kale

Buttered Kale

Kale has many nutritional benefits such as vitamins A, C and K plus the minerals of potassium, iron and calcium. It can be steamed, added to salads…

Julia Ann Souders
Apr 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
900 views
Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Risotto scares too many cooks. It's really a simple dish, though not commonly served at the American dinner…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
2 votes
895 views
Boston Baked beans

Boston Baked beans

A dish that can be used for summer or winter gatherings. You adjust to your own taste buds

Rowdyricky
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
9494 views
Soy Chunks Manchurian

Soy Chunks Manchurian

Kokila Karthikeyan
Nov 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1754 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
786 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
2606 views
Plum Orange Sauce

Plum Orange Sauce

This sauce is great with chicken and pork dishes. Serve it as a condiment for egg rolls, spring rolls, hamburgers and sandwiches.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
725 views
Caramelized Onions: Savory Garlic And Bourbon Onion Jam

Caramelized Onions: Savory Garlic And Bourbon Onion Jam

Caramelized onions are a tasty addition to many meals but caramelized onions turned into onion jam is just…

Richard Blaine
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
840 views
Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

This is an easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the fridge. Serve hot or chilled, with egg rolls, pork or chicken.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1032 views