Take-out Tuesday, Gnocchi with Bacon Cream

HHjr is the head chef in my kitchen, but on Valentine’s Day, his birthday, I wanted to cook dinner for him We waited to have the family celebration for last weekend when we were all at the beach I wanted it to be elegant and special but I also didn’t want to spend all day … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Soup Potato Boats

You’ve probably had soup in a bread bowl, or perhaps a bread bowl filled with party dip… How about soup in a potato boat! French Onion Soup, yum Caramelized Onions, beefy broth, melted Gruyรจre cheese… With just a few modest ingredients the preparation is simple… The first step is caramelizing the onions Once they’re golden, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Colby’s Everything Potatoes

We had a fun filled weekend on the coast, sunny weather in the high 70’s and special friends at the beach house It was a great weekend of boat and people watching HHjr kept us full of wonderful food One of our guests offered to make his specialty potatoes Don’t you love guests that pitch … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Scalloped Baby Hasslebacks

This is an different way to serve potatoes, elegant enough for company and easy enough for everyday Creamy, dreamy, cheesy baked fingerling potatoes Hassleback style! Here is a great little trick for cutting the potatoes into thin slices without slicing all the way through Use 2 wooden skewers, placed 1/2-1 inch apart and set the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Potato Peel Fries

When I heard about this recently I couldn’t wait to try it Fried potato peels! Did you know that most of the nutrition is in the skin? So these are at least a teeny bit healthy! And guess what, if you don’t want to fry them, you can roast them too! Peel potatoes Use a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Tater Tots

These little  ๐Ÿˆ footballs ๐Ÿˆ  of cheese and potato goodness are brought to you today by HHjr On the weekends, my son LOVES to cook, I mean LOVES it!  He will have 2 or 3 grills going at once, and a skillet, the oven or a fryer I was in town solo for the weekend … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spiralized Onion & Potato Pie

I have really been having fun with my spiralizer lately, and this recipe, adapted from Olla Podrida and Inspiralized, is a nice twist ๐Ÿคฃ on traditional potatoes au gratin The textures that develop during baking this dish are an unexpected surprise The tops and edges get brown and crispy, while the center of the dish … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pot o’ Gold Potatoes

I am thinking Irish this week, with St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Friday, and decided to try this twist on breakfast for dinner inspired by a recipe I saw on the Food Network They baked an egg in a plain baked potato which sounded good, but I had to jazz it up with a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Best French Fries Ever

Short and simple today as I am recovering from 4 days of chaos  fun with my children and grandchildren They had a very good time, with weather stollen from summer… As usual, there was a lot of cooking going on And what’s more kid friendly than French fries? These are the best French fries ever … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cheesy Chive Potato Crowns

These bite size potato “muffins” are similar to my Tater Crabs But they are baked, not fried And even easier to make   ๐Ÿ‘ Thawed frozen hash browns Cheese, green onions and seasonings Tossed with a little olive oil Baked in a mini muffin pan Do you have any silicone baking pans? They are dreamy … Continue reading