Southwest Potatoes Roasted vegetables will be the ‘bell’ of the ball this summer

Even though I try not to heat up the house with my oven too often in the summer, I am definitely willing to make an exception for the right recipe. Last week, that exception came when I decided I didn’t want one of the typical cold summer sides like coleslaw, potato salad or a green …

Potato and Chickpea Curry Meat is ‘naan’ essential for this potato and chickpea curry

Quite a number of years ago, when we put our house on the market, our realtor gave us some tips for keeping our home ready for showings. In addition to keeping things clean and organized, he encouraged us to pin back the curtains for plenty of natural light and begged us to take a break …

Breakfast Pizza You don’t have to work hard for ‘egg’cellent pizza

In January, Joey happened upon a post for a local restaurant that was going to serve breakfast pizzas for their New Year’s Day brunch. We weren’t able to make it, but he kept mentioning it over the next few weeks—noting that we could surely figure out how to make a fantastic breakfast pizza ourselves. After …

Potato Poblano Corn Chowder Soup recipe lets me tell counter leftovers ‘see you tater’

They’ve just been staring at me. Four potatoes have been sitting on my kitchen counter since Thanksgiving, and as the days passed, they literally were growing some eyes to look at me with. So I knew I needed to make something to use them up, and with the weather finally hitting a dreaded cold snap, …

Picadillo con Papas Potatoes and ground beef make dinner a done ‘dillo’

Not long ago, I saw a spirited discussion on Facebook about online food bloggers.  The general consensus was that nobody wanted to read the person’s back story and long-winded tales from the kitchen—they just wanted the recipe. Honestly, that made me a little sad. Not only because I was sure that means they are definitely …

Chorizo con Papas Expand your ‘chorizo’ns with potato tacos

My sister and I have a fundamental difference in opinion when it comes to potatoes in Mexican food.  I’m in the “absolutely” camp, and she’s in the “never, ever” camp. I discovered this philosophical divergence one day when I recommended a local restaurant’s chorizo and potato fried tacos to her, and we were both shocked …