Tag Archives: Potatoes

Weeknight Taco Chicken For Two

Figuring out dinner on a weeknight can be very frustrating. Especially, if you want to keep the meal light, but flavorful. But chicken is so versatile and can be filled with flavor, it is a great option. I hope this … Continue reading

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Cooking For a Group: A Dinner Party Strategy

My hubby and I are getting settled into our dream house and after three months, we decided to host our very first dinner party. He has a rather large family, spread out between several states; therefore, all of us only … Continue reading

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Autumn Leeks Elevate Mashed Potatoes

Usually harvested in the autumn months, leeks are easy to grow from seedlings and are ready six months after planting. Much like an onion, leeks form a bulb and long, bundle of leaves extend above the ground. Soil must be … Continue reading

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Take Steak and Potatoes Up a Notch

Steak de Burgo was created in Des Moines, Iowa around 1939. Just another name for steak and potatoes, this rich  dish is traditionally made with a good cut of beef tenderloin, covered in a creamy mushroom sauce. Because it is … Continue reading

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Fish and Potatoes for Two People

Honestly, I had never had fish with a potato dish before.  I thought it just was not a logical combination, however, after preparing this dish,  I now realize what I have been missing.  Full of flavor and very easy to … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Potato Can Be Healthy Food

Making a Potato Healthy Recent research has determined THE POTATO can be healthy.  At only 110 calories for one medium russet potato, they are high in fiber, calcium and potassium.  If cooked properly, they can help lower blood sugar levels. … Continue reading

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Creamy Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Like most Friday nights, we were having steak but I wanted something other than just grilled baked potatoes. We love mashed potatoes, so I wanted to try a new twist.  These potatoes are not only creamy but very rich.  Be … Continue reading

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