Bubble and Squeak (Colcannon) Revised

I’ve made bubble and squeak several times but I’ve always made it by cooking the cabbage and potatoes separately or using leftover mashed potatoes. As I was thumbing through Joy of Cooking (Amazon link) the other night I saw that they cook the potatoes and cabbage (and green onions) together in one pot, then mash […]

Grilled Artichoke and Potato Frittata

With fresh eggs from the hen and fresh artichokes from the garden, last night’s frittata was about as good as it gets! ¬†Frittatas are much less fussy than omelets and easily adaptable to serve more or less people. The texture is different even though the ingredients are similar because the egg puffs up in the […]

Potato Soup with a Kick

I picked up a copy of The Homesick Texan’s Family Table at the library the other day. Just reading the names of the recipes was making me hungry! It’s includes sections for breakfast, starters and snacks, salads and sides, chilis, soups and stews, main dishes, sweets and accompaniments (stuff like salsas and pickles).  Her Buttermilk […]

Potato Croquettes from Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Croquettes are one of those things you can make to use up small amounts of leftovers and turn them into something with a different texture so it doesn’t seem like you’re eating leftovers. I made potato croquettes with our leftover mashed potatoes today.¬† They were great with some leftover gravy, although my daughter preferred hers […]

Oven-Fried Potatoes

This is an easy way to cook up some potatoes but still satisfy that French fry craving. Play around with the seasonings. If you have any spice blends, they’re fun to use on these potatoes. You can go simple, with just salt and pepper, or add some paprika, garlic, rosemary, taco seasoning… whatever you like. […]