It is cold out. I want barbecue. I don’t want to spend a lot of time outside. She Who Must Be Obeyed wants me to do the potatoes when I grill the steak. To the rescue, Easy Barbecue Potatoes.
This is an easy recipe that doesn’t take a lot of preparation yet gives a tasty result. Continue reading Easy Barbecue Potatoes
This is my variation of the bread stuffing my mother used to make. The major difference is she stuffed it into the turkey and did any left over in a casserole on the side. I don’t stuff the large cavity in the turkey as I find it cooks better and there is less chance of contamination of the stuffing with salmonella. Instead, I cook it on its own in the oven. Continue reading Bread Stuffing
We found this recipe in Canadian Living Magazine. It makes a great mashed potato. However, the main reason it became a tradition in our holiday dinners was because it could be made the day before. It is so nice to just put a pre-made casserole in the oven while the hustle and bustle of making a turkey dinner ensues. Continue reading Mashed Potato Casserole, a Tradition to Make Things Easier
We all have those super easy never fail recipes that we can rely on. When we had enchiladas last night I made Southwest Rice. This is an easy dish that tastes like you slaved over it. It is fine for a quick weeknight dinner or company. Continue reading Southwest Rice, Easy and Delicious
We found a 750 gram (2 pound) boneless pork rib roast on sale at our local supermarket. She Who Must Be Obeyed said she wanted roast potatoes with gravy. This raised several problems:
• A pork rib roast has very little fat.
• Roast potatoes require fat to brown up.
• Gravy requires drippings to make a great gravy flavour. Continue reading Pork Roast and Roast Potatoes. How Long Does a Good Meal Take?
Have you ever been in a hurry for a quick side dish or breakfast item? If so, try this easy method for making fried potatoes. Continue reading Easy Fried Potatoes
This was originally posted November 23, 2013. It has been reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
I had to make scalloped potatoes when I made the smoked pork picnic shoulder last night. Scalloped potatoes were always served as a special occasion dish when I was growing up. They still seem like a real treat. Continue reading Scalloped Potatoes My Way