Posts Tagged ‘vegetable’

Potato Fans

Potato Fans

Attention potato fans!  You can make your baked potato look at least 5 times better by creating a potato fan.  I fan both russet and sweet potatoes.  You can make them in the oven or wrap them in foil and toss in your BBQ this weekend.  Make both kinds and you will have a gorgeous […]

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Dark Side Salsa

Dark Side Salsa

If you are just today thinking about gathering friends to watch the Super Bowl tomorrow, you have come to the right place.  All week I have been tempting my readers with various menu ideas for a Super Bowl Party.  If you need ideas look over there, to the right of the screen, and take a […]

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Baked Potato Spears

Baked Potato Spears

I love french fries but as I continue to allow time to march on (aren’t I in charge of everything?), my midsection does not.  I have traded the deep fryer for baked sweet potato fries and now, for these baked potato spears.  They are low in calories, easy to make and are perfect for your […]

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Pork and Sauerkraut

Pork and Sauerkraut

Traditions run deep in American culture and New Year’s Day cooking is no exception.  Many eat donuts to symbolize the completion of the year’s cycle as the shape represents coming full circle.  Others cook black eyed peas as it is a symbol of good luck and prosperity for the new year.  In our Pennsylvania Dutch […]

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Polenta Style Corn Casserole

Polenta Style Corn Casserole

I woke this morning missing Mexican food.  Tamales, tacos, tamales and more tamales.  I haven’t been able to find even decent Mexican food in this city.  If you are a fabulous Mexican chef and want to strike it rich, come to NYC and open an authentic Mexican restaurant.  I want pinatas and margaritas as well […]

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Celery Root Puree

Celery Root Puree

A lovely alternative to mashed potatoes is celery root puree.  I remember the first time I ate it.  Chris and I were travelling in DC and it was a very cold winter evening.  We wound up at a lovely restaurant in the Dupont Circle area and they had lamb pot roast on the menu.  I […]

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Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding

Did you get 100 ears of corn, prepare them, remove from ears and freeze?  So you and your loved ones can enjoy fresh corn all season?  Yeah, me neither.  I had the best of intentions this season (and in many areas, its not too late) but I decided to spend weekends with my family, my […]

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