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Orange Glazed Carrots

Orange Glazed Carrots | realmomkitchen.com

Today is the last of the sides that I am sharing for Easter dinner. Carrots are another veggie that tends to be included with every Easter dinner. I am not sure why. Maybe it is that beautiful bright orange color that they bring to the table? Maybe it’s because rabbits like to eat carrots? (Right... Read More

Swiss Potatoes

Swiss Potatoes | realmomkitchen.com

Potatoes always make it to the Easter dinner table in my house. They can be mashed or prepared in more of a casserole fashion. Or they can even be in good old potato salad. I love them as part of my Easter meal. Today, I have a simple way of preparing them using cheese. This... Read More

Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Lemon Asparagus | realmomkitchen.com

It is Easter week here at Real Mom Kitchen. I will be sharing recipes that you can easily add to your Easter dinner. I have 3 side dishes for you, along with a new way to cook your ham. By the way, it involves a slow cooker. I also have a yummy dessert to finish... Read More

Garlic Parmesan Orzo

Garlic Parmesan Orzo | realmomkitchen.com

Butter, garlic and parmesan cheese are ingredients that I usually always have on hand. Add in some fresh parsley, orzo pasta and a little milk and you have an easy tasty side dish. If you have never used orzo pasta before it looks like rice before you cook it. Once cooked it it increases in... Read More


Creamy Stovetop Potatoes

Creamy Stovetop Potatoes | realmomkitchen.com

I love it when I can find an easy way to make a delicious side dish.  Sometimes that can be the most troubling part of meal planning – planning the sides. I always fall back on frozen or canned veggies when I don’t plan anything specific or if just don’t know what to serve. Today,... Read More

Slow Cooker Potato Casserole

Slow Cooker Potato Casserole | realmomkitchen.com

My family is always happy to eat a potato casserole. When I made the Crockpot Barbecue Ribs that I shared yesterday, I decided to made this slow cooker version  of potato casserole to go along with them. This potato casserole contains ingredients that I usually use in my potato casserole, it just cooks in a... Read More

Easy Crock Pot Mac and Cheese

Crock Pot Mac and Cheese | realmomkitchen.com

Ever want a side of homemade mac and cheese with your dinner and just don’t have the time to make it? Well, this crock pot mac and cheese is easy enough to make from scratch. Basically, you just need the 4 hours for it to cook in the slow cooker and have the time to... Read More

The Perfect Baked Potato

The Perfect Baked Potato

I love a good baked potato. I especially love it when I can eat the skin! I have been to restaurants before and loved how they have the skin nice and crisp and salty. I recently tried to make them that way at home and this is now how I like to make baked potatoes.... Read More

Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Parmesan and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

The guys at my house are meat and potato fans, so I am always looking for a new way to serve them up. One of my favorite ways of cooking them is roasting them in the oven. I also love the combination of parmesan and rosemary with bread, so I figured it would be equally... Read More

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash

I have a new favorite vegetable! I have had dishes with butternut squash in it before like a divine butternut squash ravioli but have never had it by itself. I recently noticed that Walmart carries a bag of it in their produce section (by the bagged salad mix) all cut up and ready to go.... Read More