Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

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Spicy Sweet Potato Fries
I don’t do side dishes often (I’m more of a “bowl meal” type person), but when I do, I make sure to keep them simple. If I’m already going through a lot of trouble to make a main dish, I’m not going to pull out ten more ingredients just for the supporting actor. No, side […]
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Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts
I’m all about keeping my side dishes as easy as possible. I want my main dish to be the star of the show, and I don’t want to spend tons of time or energy on something that is just being served on the side, so roasted vegetables are almost always on the menu! They’re easy, […]
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Mini Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Frosting

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Mini Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Frosting
This Mini Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Frosting is the perfect cake for fall. This pumpkin cake is fluffy, perfectly spiced and smothered with a brown butter frosting. It’s delicious, quick to throw together and ideal for a small get together. Fall is upon us and I am reveling in the autumnal glory this […]
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Pasta alla Nerano

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Pasta alla Nerano
Pasta alla Nerano is a quick and simple summer pasta dish. It’s the perfect thing to make if you have a surplus of zucchini. The sauce is light and delicious and yet flavorful due to the two different types of cheese. What Is Pasta Alla Nerano Pasta alla Nerano is a Italian summer pasta that […]
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Quarter Sheet Pans

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Quarter Sheet Pans
While we’ll never give up our half sheet pans, don’t forget about quarter sheet pans! These smaller-sized pans are perfect for small-batch cooking and prep. Continue reading “Quarter Sheet Pans” »
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Easy Fish Tacos

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Easy Fish Tacos
Fish tacos are a favorite quick and easy weeknight meal. Choose cod, tilapia, or halibut, quickly pan-sear in a skillet, and serve with a simply cabbage slaw. 20 minutes start to finish! Continue reading “Easy Fish Tacos” »
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The Peanut Butter Lunch Box

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The Peanut Butter Lunch Box
Continuing on with the series of no-cook lunch boxes, I bring you The Peanut Butter Lunch Box! This one is so simple, yet I may have enjoyed this one the most out of all the lunch boxes I’ve prepared so far. I don’t know if it was the sweet-salty combo, or maybe it was just […]
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How to Make Baked Potatoes

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How to Make Baked Potatoes
Let’s talk about baked potatoes for a second. This simple food is waaaaay overlooked. They’re inexpensive, simple to make, and can be turned into so many different meals. But there’s a little more to making a good baked potato than just tossing a potato into a hot oven. So today I’m going to share my […]
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200+ Recipe Ideas for Pantry Staple Ingredients

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200+ Recipe Ideas for Pantry Staple Ingredients
A couple weeks ago I polled my Instagram followers to see what pantry staples they bought to sustain them through this period of social distancing. I wrote down the most popular answers and every day since I’ve picked one of those ingredients and posted recipe ideas for that ingredient in my Instagram stories. But, I […]
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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake for Two

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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake for Two
Valentine’s Day is coming and and whether you’re going to be celebrating with your honey, your bestie, or your selfie, this super easy No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake is sure to make the day a little sweeter. 😉 Traditional cheesecake can be kind of a pain to bake and I definitely don’t want to feel pressured […]
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Indian Style Creamed Spinach

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Indian Style Creamed Spinach
This Indian Style Creamed Spinach is a bit like Palak Paneer, but without the paneer. …because my homemade paneer didn’t turn out. 😅 But that’s okay! The creamy spiced spinach is absolutely delightful on its own, so it’s still totally worth sharing. It’s amazing for dipping bread (preferably naan), spooning over rice, or using as […]
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Sausage and Apple Breakfast Strata

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Sausage and Apple Breakfast Strata
All your favorite breakfast staples come together in an easy to make Sausage and Apple Breakfast Strata. Perfect for breakfast or brunch and it can even be made the night before.  This delicious egg and bread based strata is full of savory and sweet flavor and satisfying textures—the perfect breakfast or brunch for family, friends,… […]
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Salted Caramel Rice Pudding

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Salted Caramel Rice Pudding
 This classic dessert gets a modern upgrade. Make Salted Caramel Rice Pudding from scratch and enjoy a decadent twist on an old fashioned favorite.  You might be thinking that rice pudding is your grandma’s dessert, especially if you’re picturing raisins in a bland, gelatinous blob of rice. Not this rice pudding! This from-scratch recipe is… […]
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Sweet Potato Biscuits

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Sweet Potato Biscuits
It’s fall, and that means that I’m working sweet potatoes and pumpkin into everything. Why? They provide a subtle sweetness, a vibrant orange color, and a dose of extra nutrients. And in the case of these Sweet Potato Biscuits, the sweet potatoes keep the biscuits deliciously moist and tender. I think you’ll love these Sweet Potato […]
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Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad

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Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad
Have you ever seen those packets of flavored tuna in the grocery store? They were on sale once and I got curious, so I bought a few. The idea was interesting, but the execution failed, IMHO. So what did I do? MAKE MY OWN. #storyofmylife I chose this Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad as my […]
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Cucumber and Black Bean Salad

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Cucumber and Black Bean Salad
If you need one more fresh summertime salad for this Memorial Day weekend, I’ve got ya! This light and fresh Cucumber and Black Bean Salad is the perfect side for all your summer grilling, but also works great as a taco topper, base for a bowl meal, or even a chunky salsa for chip dippin’. […]
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“Quick Fix” Broccoli Pesto Pizza

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“Quick Fix” Broccoli Pesto Pizza
Welcome to another episode of Random Things Beth Makes with Leftovers in Her Fridge! This week it’s a super Quick Fix Broccoli Pesto Pizza that totally surpassed my expectations. I’m definitely going to be making this one again, and often. As with all of my “throw together meals” this one has some universal applications, so even […]
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Cajun Salmon Burgers

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Cajun Salmon Burgers
My interest in canned salmon has recently been reignited, so I decided to start playing around with it again. I figured a good salmon burger would be a great place to start, but I wanted to make it a little more special. So, I threw some of my Homemade Cajun Seasoning into the mix and […]
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Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

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Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes
While planning my menu for week 3 of my Vegetarian Challenge, I took inventory of my pantry and noted that I still had about two pounds of potatoes left over from week one that needed to be used ASAP. I decided to make a version of my Fluffy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, but modified to […]
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Autumn Quinoa Salad with Lemon Turmeric Dressing

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Autumn Quinoa Salad with Lemon Turmeric Dressing
While I’m really glad that most quick serve restaurants have hopped on the “meal salad” bandwagon (Hi Panera!) they’re still too expensive to eat on a regular basis. Giant salads can be tough to make at home because it always feels like you need a million ingredients, but this Autumn Quinoa Salad with Lemon Turmeric […]
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