Tag: potatoes

Corn Poblano Chowder

Corn Poblano Chowder

  This corn poblano chowder is a perfect use for corn on the cob.  Paired with smoky bacon, lots of veggies and a little cheese it’s a perfect summer soup. Nothing screams summer more to me than corn on the cob.  But if you aren’t […]

Green Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Green Garlic Smashed Potatoes

These green garlic smashed potatoes are a perfect spring time side.  Green garlic is paired with buttermilk and parmesan cheese for a creamy smashed potato. Green garlic and ramps are some of my favorite vegetables in the spring time.  This past weekend we went to […]

Easy Potato Leek with Bacon Soup

Easy Potato Leek with Bacon Soup

Growing up potato leek soup was a staple in our house.  To this day potato soup is one of my absolute favorites.  I still request my dad to make it for me almost every time I am home.  Over the years I have put my […]

boursin cheese mashed potatoes

boursin cheese mashed potatoes

For the past three years my husband and I have been cooking dinner for 20 or so of our close friends on New Years Eve.  We host it at our BFF Christopher’s house because his kitchen was bigger than when we lived in our loft. […]

potato and vegetable frittata

potato and vegetable frittata

  [dropcap]L[/dropcap]azy Saturdays at home are my favorite.  Often times our weekends are full and we don’t have time to just relax.  When we are out running errands we usually grab brunch somewhere.  So it’s a treat if we actually get to brunch at home. […]

southwest scramble

southwest scramble

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] know I am completely at fault for our on the go lifestyle.  Sitting still and relaxing isn’t something that comes easily to me.  Due to that, our weekends are often filled up.  Usually we wake up and leave the house and don’t get back […]

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

Summer is officially here!  The warm summer weather makes it hard to want to be inside, especially in the kitchen.  There is nothing I love more than firing up the grill in the summer.  We grill year round because we are fortunate enough to just […]

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately in our house carbs are scarce.  My husband has been on a carb-cycling plan so he isn’t eating as many.  It hasn’t been too bad.  I actually have eaten less by default as well.  If he is following his plan strictly it’s pretty much […]

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

Growing up I remember my dad would make us grilled chicken Caesar salads all the time.  We had this indoor grill that he used to grill up the chicken and it always had a great char/almost crust to it.  We always used Cardini’s caesar dressing […]

at home date nights: the perfect side – smashed potatoes

at home date nights: the perfect side – smashed potatoes

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]otatoes are my favorite carbs on earth.  I could probably give up bread, pasta maybe, but never potatoes.  I am a sucker for a really good french fry (not fast food, think gourmet, thick cut, seasoned well with with a speciality ketchup) but there really […]