These are some of our favorite fall/winter side dishes. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
EASY MAC & CHEESE
Small box of elbow macaroni (about two cups)
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 dash black pepper
1 – 1 ½ cups milk
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded ( 8oz)
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Add butter over medium heat; stir in flour, salt and pepper; slowly add milk. Cook and stir until bubbly and most of milk is cooked off. Stir in cheese until melted. Serve.
Easy Macaroni Salad
2 cups cooked macaroni, drained and cooled
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 large tomato, diced
1 large cucumber, peeled & diced (cut out seeds before dicing)
1/2 cup diced green peppers
1/2 cup diced red peppers
1 cup diced onions
Combine dressing ingredients. Stir into macaroni until well covered. Cover and chill.
8 medium to large potatoes, peeled & sliced thin
2 large onions, peeled and sliced thin
1 stick of margarine
2 tablespoons of cooking oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
In large iron skillet, on medium heat, melt margarine with oil and let sizzle just a little. Add onions and then potatoes. Cover. Turn with spatula occasionally until potatoes are tender and golden. Serve and eat!! So good!!
8 – 10 large cooking apples, peeled, sliced
1/2 – 1 cup of brown sugar
1 stick of margarine, sliced thinly
Place apples in baking dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar and margarine slices. Place in microwave and bake until juices are bubbly. Cool and serve. Great for a snack with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!!