Tag Archives: potatoes

Skillet Chicken Vesuvio

I was at the grocery store, when I saw a bag of fresh peas. Now, I love peas, but usually you can only find them frozen (which are a tasty cold treat if you are ever scouring around for something to snack on and you find your junk food cupboard bare – it is amazing the food we will snack on when hungry!). So, when I found this bag of farm fresh peas, I knew I had to find a recipe that would do them justice.

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Posted by on September 14, 2012 in Chicken, Entrée, Vegetables


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Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

How can you increase the desirability of mashed potatoes?  Easy, just add caramelized onions!

As you know, Jamie and I love dining out at The Keg.  Not only are their steaks and dirty martini’s perfect, but they also serve up the best mashed potatoes.  I have tried on numerous occasions to replicate their potatoes at home, but have always fallen short, until this time.

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Posted by on September 7, 2012 in Entrée, Side Dishes, Vegetables


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Potato and Bacon Salad

One more salad recipe!  Since summer is still with us for a few more weeks before we fall into September, I thought that I should offer up another staple for your salad repertoire.

Potato salad is one of those things that everyone has their favourite recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation.   There are so many variations: Chunky or Creamy; Skins On or Off; Eggs or No Eggs; Pickles or No Pickles.

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Posted by on August 20, 2012 in Appetizer, Bacon, Salads, Side Dishes


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