Balsamic Asparagus

Balsamic Asparagus

Asparagus is a double agent! “Wow,” you say “that’s a really bold statement! And how is asparagus a double agent?” I’ll tell you! It’s a really elegant side dish, yet it’s also really easy to prepare.  It’s the perfect side for your Christmas dinner, because 

Healthier Sweet Potato Casserole

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we thought it was time to check out some of our favorite sides.  Now, I have never been to a Thanksgiving where sweet potatoes weren’t served in some capacity.  The most traditional seems to be candied sweet potatoes that 

Sweet and Sour Baby Bok Choy

Let’s talk about the “dinner salad.”  What does your “dinner salad” look like? Mine looks like iceberg lettuce, maybe some carrot rounds and celery if we have them, and ranch dressing (which is not the best choice I could make, I know).  The only thing 

11 Amazing Summer Corn Recipes

As I think you’ve gathered this far, I love food.  I love cooking and baking and creating something that’s amazingly delicious.  There are so many amazing recipes out there.  I feel, as good “Food Stewards,” one of our jobs at Simply Playful Fare is to 

Grilled Herbed Potatoes

You know what’s really good?  Oven roasted red potatoes.  Especially if they have lots of fresh herbs and big garlic flavor.  You know what is really bad?  Having to roast potatoes in your oven on a hot summer day for over an hour and heat