Oh, Bob….. where do I begin. My love affair for these store bought potatoes goes waaaaaay back. I’m trying to think back as when I first discovered them. I believe it was a desperate attempt at a home cooked meal and then ran out of time. STORY OF MY LIFE. I think it was one […]
PrintCORNBREAD ELOTE Ingredients1 TB OF BACON DRIPPINGS 2 CUPS OF CORNMEAL OR 1.5 CUPS OF CORNMEAL + 1/2 CUP OF FLOUR 1 TSP OF BAKING SODA 1 TSP OF SALT 1 TB SPOON OF SUGAR 1 LARGE EGG 1 1/4 CUP OF BUTTERMILK 6 TB OF UNSALTED BUTTER ELOTE TOPPING 2 STALKS OF ROASTED CORN […]
PrintDOUBLE FRIED FRENCH FRIES IngredientsRusset potatoes (figure 1 medium per person) Pinch of sea salt Oil for frying Grated parmesan (optional topping) 1/4 cup chopped parsleyInstructionsHandcut or use French fry cutter to cut raw potatoes into uniform size. Put into a bowl and cover with water and place in fridge overnight to soak. Strain the […]
PrintWHIPPED SWEET POTATOES Ingredients4 lbs sweet potatoes 1/2 heavy cream, let stand at room temp 4 tbs unsalted butter 2 tbs maple syrup salt + pepper InstructionsHeat your oven to 375 degrees. Place sweet potatoes on a foil lined baking sheet. Sweet potatoes have a tendency to ooze and this will save […]
PrintPUMPKIN CORNBREAD STUFFING Ingredients4 tbs butter sautéed pan 1 egg 1/2 cup celery, chopped 4 sage leaves, chopped 1 tsp poultry seasoning 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 12 oz pkg cornbread classic stuffing 1/2 thick cut bacon, cooked and chopped 1 medium size pumpkin to bake + serve in (optional) InstructionsPreheat oven to 350 F. In […]
PrintSMASHED PARM BRUSSELS Ingredients2 lbs brussels 2 tbs garlic olive oil 6 cloves garlic, smashed kosher salt cracked pepper 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese InstructionsPre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Fill a large bowl with cold ice water. Bring a large pot […]
Hello summer! It’s sweet corn season! There are probably hundreds of ways to cook sweet corn. But my hands down favorite is grilled with the husk on. It’s a little messy, but the husks and silk protect the corn from the direct heat of the grill, so it both steams and roasts it in […]
PrintROASTED ASPARAGUS Ingredients2 pounds fresh asparagus Olive oil 1/4 cup shaved parmesan cheese Kosher salt Cracked black pepperInstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off tough ends of asparagus. Place the asparagus in a large bowl, drizzle with olive oil, give a toss to coat asparagus completely. Spread the asparagus in a single layer on […]
These noodles are ALL the rage in my house right now! With Steve being on keto, this is something I can make and is a great alternative for real pasta. Honestly…I haven’t cooked real pasta in my house in over a year because of dang things, and trust me we were PASTA PEOPLE before! They […]
Ever since leaving the Bahamas, I’ve done everything but buy a plane ticket to get me back. You guys, that place is pure heaven! And the food…. drool worthy. I’ve even shared one of my favorites I recreated since being back…
The Landing Inspired Avocado Toast - I mean this thing was so good in the Bahamas that I had to bring it back home. Who needs a shirt? Give me a recipe, and I am ready. I usually get this with a side of Ricotta pancakes of course.
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