How to make the Best Mashed Potatoes

How to make the Best Mashed Potatoes | Get Inspired Everyday!

First of all, why are these the ‘best’ mashed potatoes? Well it comes down to the method which I learned from Cook’s Illustrated. The trick is to mash the potatoes with the butter, then add the liquid at the end.

Paleo Butternut Sausage Apple Stuffing

Paleo Butternut Sausage Apple Stuffing | Get Inspired Everyday!

This Paleo Butternut Sausage Apple Stuffing is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner, or alongside a simple roasted chicken. For years I’ve been making my Cranberry Sweet Potato Stuffing 2 Ways for Thanksgiving dinners. However, mashed potatoes for me are way more important than stuffing. So having 2 kinds of potatoes on the table seemed a bit redundant.

Caramelized Bacon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Caramelized Bacon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts | Get Inspired Everyday!

I’m having what they call ‘a minute’ with brussels sprouts right now! Although to be more specific that ‘minute’ has been going on for about a year now. Last fall when they started arriving at the supermarket, I started getting pounds and pounds of them to take home and roast.

Green Beans with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

Green Beans with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette | Get Inspired Everyday!

When it comes to side dishes, I like to keep my recipes quick and easy with maximum flavor! We mostly lean towards bowl food types of dishes for an ‘all in one’ approach. But sometimes it’s nice to make a side dish or two to go with a simple entrée.

Sesame Ginger Glazed Green Beans

Sesame Ginger Glazed Green Beans | Get Inspired Everyday!

I developed these green beans specifically to go with my Slow Cooker Chinese 5 Spice Pulled Pork. But they’re so fast and easy to make, as well as incredibly flavorful, they make a great side dish to so many Asian inspired dishes, (like my Slow Cooker Honey Lime Teriyaki Chicken). And you don’t have to limit the sauce in this … Read More