Articles Tagged potatoes

potato bacon frittata

Easy. That’s what I need when it’s 5 o’clock and I’ve completely forgotten that I have to feed a family. There’s no time to defrost and there’s no time to break out a thousand pots and pans. In moments like these I turn to eggs. Scrambled, fried, boiled, in a salad or a bowl of soup — it’s certainly a superfood. The other night, after a very long day of working on a recipe project for a client, I realized that I completely neglected to feed everyone. Don’t judge! You can’t tell me this hasn’t happened to you as well!

Chicken Milanese

St. Paddy’s day is this weekend and Dallas is prepping for their big parade that I live right next too. So, I’m preparing for traffic, a sea of green, and stepping over the occasional drunk leprechaun. I’m also seeing lots of cabbage and potato recipes floating around the web-a-verse and that’s just making me obscenely hungry. Being that I am not Irish (at least I don’t think I am—I’m adopted so who the heck knows where my ancestry lies) I’m not going to give you an “Irish” recipe because I would seriously not know what I was talking about. Now,

dijon potatoes

Golden brown potato wedges with a creamy tangy dressing just sounds like the perfect summer side doesn’t it? I found this irresistible recipe on CookingLight.com and couldn’t resist pairing it with a maple beer glazed roasted salmon for dinner last night. The flavors were fantastic and the brightness of the sauce made for a perfect dinner — not to mention a great side for a summer picnic this afternoon! Serve hot, warm, or even cold — this recipe is going in the “keep” file! find the recipe here: Roasted Potato Salad with Creamy Dijon Vinaigrette

Shhh. Be still my beating heart. What? I said shhh. The photo explains it all. Soft velvety potatoes with just a little bite. Cooked slowly to absorb the cheesy creamy goodness of it all. Who doesn’t like scalloped potatoes? These little individual portions are intensly delicious with creamy parmesan and fresh thyme. Elegant enough to serve at a dinner party or just for everyday at the family meal. Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes Stacks are our family’s newest obsession. Parmesan Scalloped Potato Stacks makes 12 50 minutes cooking time  2 garlic cloves 1 shallot 2 cups half and half * 1 cup

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It’s cold in Texas. I mean real cold, like 40-60 degrees cold. And although that is nothing to most of you, we Texans have fires in the fireplace and at least 4 sweaters and 2 pairs of socks on. I had our good friends over for a little casual dinner and was so tired of holiday cooking I was hoping that they were ok with a little stew. Observing their reactions I would say it was just fine. This recipe is a combination of homestyle cooking techniques form some of the greatest women in my life. My mom, my grandmother,