Traditional Shepherd’s Pie is an Irish dish made with seasoned ground lamb, carrots, potatoes and peas and topped with mashed potatoes. Can you believe it is March already? I’m trying to figure out where in the world the months are going! While this year is definitely flying by, winter is […]
Back in September, my friend Jenn and I took a very unplanned trip to the beach over Labor Day weekend. We both love the beach but didn’t have any plans to go down for the holiday weekend, because traffic is usually a nightmare. But then Jenn posted some image about […]
I’m back with another recipe for Holiday Side Dish week! I’ve probably mentioned this a million times but my mom has never been a great cook. But one thing that she always did was make homemade mashed potatoes. I honestly didn’t even know that you could get “mashed potatoes” from […]
I’ll admit, I was a little stumped as to what to make for this Improv Cooking Challenge. The first image that came to my mind when I thought about sausage and mustard as ingredients is slicing up some cold homemade kielbasa and dipping it into good old French’s mustard. Now […]
Do you go through phases of side dishes? I do. When I first started cooking, we had roasted red potatoes practically once a week. Then I went through a risotto phase where we had risotto all of the time. I think baked potatoes followed that. Then it was mashed potatoes, […]
Why bake a potato once when you can bake it twice? For years I never understood why people would spend the time to make a potato more than once when a baked potato was perfectly good all on its own. And then I had a twice baked potato filled with […]
So I lied. I was planning on making homemade french fries with tonight’s meal but when I pulled out the potatoes I had a new idea. Of course I couldn’t decide whether I wanted garlic Parmesan or Old Bay seasoning on them, so I decided to make both.