A picnic classic, coleslaw. When done well, it’s sublime, when done poorly it’s watery and gross. The trick is get rid of some moisture up front by salting the cabbage and then […]
A steakhouse standby, sauteed mushrooms. Earthy, tons of umami, a bit of acid to bring it in balance, the perfect side for steak. Mise en Place PRODUCE STAPLES 2 lb mixed mushrooms, […]
Healthy? Nah. Just amazing deliciousness. Serve with your favorite protein. Mise en Place STAPLES DAIRY 1 tsp kosher salt 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp white pepper 1 stick butter VEGGIES 1 […]
It’s springtime in southern california, which means fava beans! This side salad is a nice way to serve them as a component in a yummy pasta dish. You could add chicken to […]
A simple side that goes with just about every protein under the sun. It’s even good for you!
Guacamole is a concert of fat (avocado), acid (lime), and salt (kosher). Get those three things in balance, and you have perfection. Don’t and gloppy green goop. Overall, keep it simple. You […]
A fun way to serve asparagus that looks fancy, but is actually not.
Rabbits get it right, carrots are awesome. You’ll understand when you make this. It’s a dead simple side dish that is good enough to make you forget your main course.
Cauliflower? On it’s own? Oh yeah!
Time to unboring your broccoli.
Inspired by that random stuff that needed to be used in the crisper: radishes from some salad, broccoli from some vague thought of eating healthy. So what to do? combine them into a side! Result? Success!