Super awesome whipped sweet potatoes with dill and creme fraiche. The perfect foil for that juicy steak you know you want to have.
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 […]
Fregola Sarda with Fava Beans and Asparagus
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 […]
Brussels Sprouts with Carrots
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 […]
Oven Roasted Asparagus
A fun way to serve asparagus that looks fancy, but is actually not.
Roasted Carrots with Spring Onions
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!