Stir Fried Asparagus with Garlic – Updated

Recently I was asked a question about today’s recipe. I previously had adapted it from a recipe I had seen somewhere else. My original adaption didn’t quite reflect all the changes I made, so I thought I do an update and breakdown. We like a lot of garlic in this house,  so, usually more is






Burch Hacienda Fantastico Rice

Rice feeds half of the world’s population and makes up about 20% of the world’s total calorie intake. It was originally cultivated in China and from there it spread through Asia and the Indian subcontinent to other parts of the globe. I will be eternally grateful for the migration of the wonderful grain to our






Bean Salad with Corn and Roasted Red Bell Pepper

Tall & Handsome and I are fortunate a lot of our favorite foods are healthy. We’re always looking for new ways to add tasty, healthy foods to our diet, or take some of our favorite foods and improve the health factor. We like variety – it staves off boredom, so we throw in those new






Slow Cooker Ranch Potatoes

This recipe is one of Tall & Handsome’s new favorite side dishes. Lately we’ve been trying to opt for more healthy choices for sides keeping in mind some recent health issues. The goal has been to add more veggies, fruits and brown rice in place of white. I’m proud to say it seems to be






Creamy Jalapeno Corn

Today we’re tackling a side dish that is sure to please. I bet you read two words and thought, “Nope, I can’t eat that. Not for me!” Those words are: creamy and jalapeno. Creamy you’re thinking equals major health crisis and jalapeno equals five alarm fire. Well, let me offer a little assurance here. First,






Slow Cooker Coconut Pecan Sweet Potatoes

As I mentioned previously, cooking in the Burch house had been about ease and comfort recently for several reasons. That means our slow cooker has been getting a workout. Today’s recipe is a variation of one I found in a Taste of Home cookbook. It makes a great side dish. I’ll be using this year






Bev’s Southern Squash Casserole, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a child, squash is one of those foods you probably liked to slip under the table to the family dog hoping he would be like Mikey and like it. That is every child, except maybe me… I can’t tell you how old I was when I first fell in love with the buttery yellow