Loaded baked sweet potatoes are usually made with all of the fixings of loaded baked potatoes or lean to the sweet side with brown sugar and marshmallows. This version adds a Mexican twist with chili powder, taco seasoning, black beans, and of course, Mexican cheese. Try this one for your […]
Mashed potatoes may be a no-brainer recipe to many people. It’s one of the first things a beginning cook learns to make simply because it’s so easy. However, things can and will go wrong with mashed potatoes. Have you ever had mashers that are gluey or so runny you can’t […]
Scalloped potatoes have always been a favorite of mine, and as is with most foods, they are much better when made from scratch. The box just doesn’t cut it. I’ll bet you don’t know the secret ingredient to giving your scalloped potatoes that pop of flavor. It’s none other than […]
Corned beef hash is a great way to use St. Patrick’s day leftovers, but don’t wait until the holiday to try this version. Canned corned beef is readily available and works just as well as leftovers. Traditional corned beef hash is pretty basic and includes corned beef, potatoes, and onions, […]
Bouillabaisse is popular dish served in fine restaurants around the world. It is a hearty seafood stew filled with any variety of shellfish and fish. Low Country Boil (also known as Frogmore Stew), is a classic seafood soup from the South. Combine the two, and you have a true winner! […]
This beef stew recipe is a throwback to my youth. I remember falling in love with barley as a kid. I used to pick pick those chewy little nuggets out of my canned beef vegetable soup and savor each one individually. Barley was not a popular grain in my area […]
I’m a self-admitted potato freak. I have always loved the classic creamed potatoes, baby whole onions, and tender sweet peas dish from my youth. This is my uptown version, based on the loaded baked potato, and it’s to die for!
No sugar in this sweet potato pie, just the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. This savory side dish is rich with butter, cheese, and herbs.