Tag Archives: Potato

Irish Stew

Stew is one of those meals that feels like a hug in a bowl. My family is Irish, Scottish, German. Our varied heritage means we embrace a little bit from each piece of our backgrounds. Well, mostly we embrace the Irish and the German. I should work on the Scottish. Irish stew is one of …

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Slow Cooker Monday, this week in FAIL

Cream of Leek and Potato soup I wanted to make something that could be made for meatless Monday or could be made Vegan. I decided to make Julia Child’s recipe. I made a few small changes. Instead of water I used homemade veggie stock, I used little potatoes instead of large russets and I did …

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This week in FAIL, Potato edition

Potato Fail….. again. I have the WORST luck with potato dishes…. This week I tried making a cheesy sausage and potato dish with somewhat Meh results. I peeled and diced potatoes. Then I boiled them for 15 minutes. I drained them and placed them into a greased baking dish. I added cheese, heavy cream, homemade …

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Bitchin’ Shepherd’s Pie

I was once again inspired by Bitchin’ Kitchen. We had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, filled with lots of family, lots of together time and (for me) lots of cooking. We had dinner out on Wednesday night, I was thrilled and fortunate to meet a new friend. My husband’s childhood friend. We had dinner with Melissa …

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This week in FAIL and backwards dinner

Have you ever tried a new recipe and had it go…well just not quite right? Yeah, me too. I’ve been working on a potato casserole recipe. I’ve been experimenting with the Philly cooking cream. I think it is a great base for making sauces.It’s creamy and easy to melt cheese into. Anyhoooo….back to my potato …

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Tri-Color potato salad

Happy Memorial Day! A BIG, HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM. Without the selfless sacrifices of all those who have fought and those who have lost their lives in the fight, my life might be very different. So, it’s already HOT in Texas. Seriously, it’s going to be in the …

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A sweet potato chip update

I wanted to share this update with anyone who wanted to try using the dehydrator to make sweet potato chips. Since we are stuck at home this weekend, while my daughter’s toe heals, I decided to make another batch of sweet potato chips. I made this batch with a much thinner slice. They are perfect, …

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Sweet potato update

7 1/2 hours. Most of the sweet potato chips are crisp.  I think they taste great.  Picky daughter did not agree, but she rarely does.  I am drying strawberries now (after washing and drying the racks).  What’s next? Who knows.

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Sweet Potato crisps

Good Morning! Today I am trying my hand at sweet potato dehydration. The goal? Crisp sweet potato chips. I used a Mandoline to slice the sweet potatoes so the cuts would be even and consistent. A word on mandoline safety. The mandoline is very sharp, and if your finger (or finger nail) gets too close …

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