Posts Tagged ‘potatoes’

Oven-Roasted Fries

September 18, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Oven-Roasted Fries | Filed in Appetizer, Kid-friendly, Potatoes, Recipes, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetable, Vegetarian

  These delicious thick-cut fries couldn’t be any easier to make! I served them with a smoky Chipotle Mayo dipping sauce along side grilled burgers…sooo good! Instead of using non-stick spray on the baking sheet, I lined it with parchment paper. In the past, I’ve had potatoes stick to the pan even with the non-stick spray but […]

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Morning Eggs on Mushroom-Bacon Hash

September 30, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Bacon lovers will devour this delicious hash loaded with potatoes, mushrooms, onions and, of course, bacon! For hearty appetites, you’ll want to double the recipe. Don’t skimp on the bacon here…buy a good quality, thick-sliced bacon. Also, to speed up the morining cooking process, prep the onions and mushrooms and cook the potatoes the night before; just […]

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Summer Minestrone with Pesto

November 14, 2010 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Italian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable

I got together with a group of girlfriends from my bible study on Friday to organize a friend’s garage. The friend we were helping is a mom of two young boys and her husband has been in the hospital for several months awaiting a heart transplant. Needless to say, it’s been a difficult season for this family, so a chilly, overcast November day was […]

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Country French Omelet

July 6, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, French, Pork, Potatoes, Quick Cooking, Recipes

I just whipped up this super-easy Country French Omelet from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredientscookbook. Although the omelet is nothing fancy, it is really good. It makes a nice meal for breakfast or lunch. I used 6 large eggs instead of 5 extra-large, red potatoes instead of yukon […]

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Kielbasa, Kale and Barley Soup

March 13, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Turkey

I made this soup recently when I was hankering for a hot bowl of soup to chase away the winter blahs. It’s simple yet hearty and delicious. I loved the combination of turkey kielbasa and smoked paprika, both of which added rich and smoky flavors to the soup. I also added some chopped carrots and […]

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Chicken & Vegetable Chowder

October 14, 2009 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

  If you’re looking for a twist on traditional chicken soup, then you should try this recipe for Chicken and Vegetable Chowder. It’s simple, easy to make and comforting. For the blending of the chowder, I used an immersion blender (stick blender) instead of transferring the soup in batches to a blender. If you do use a […]

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Green Bean, Red Onion and Roast Potato Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

July 15, 2009 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Potatoes, Recipes, Salad, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian

Here’s a delicious, summery salad that is perfect for your next potluck: roasted red potatoes and crisp-tender green beans tossed in a flavorful rosemary dressing. Yumm!!! For the dressing, I add a little Dijon mustard for extra flavor and a bit of sugar to soften up the acidity. Also, I roast the potatoes until they are nicely browned, which can take longer […]

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