Buttermilk Gravy

19 November 2020

This gravy is a diner classic, often served over biscuits and sausage. But it’s equally good on fried chicken, pork chops, mashed potatoes, country fried steak, and french fries for a hearty meal any time of day.

Roasted Cauliflower “Piccata”

10 November 2020

With chicken piccata being my husband’s favorite main dish and roasted cauliflower being his favorite side dish, I decided to combine the two for a side that can be paired with any grilled or baked meat.

Simple Vegetarian Leek Patties

3 November 2020

Crisp on the outside with a creamy interior. The trick to a crisp exterior is to remove as much moisture from the cooked leeks as possible, so please don’t skip the step after draining. Very mildly flavored. Serve with a dipping sauce of choice, if desired.

Basic Hasselback Idaho® Potatoes

13 October 2020

For just a little more effort than a plain baked potato, you can make these showy Hasselback potatoes. They are easy to make and encompass two favorite potato textures – edges that are crispy like your favorite French fries with a creamy center reminiscent of mashed. These basic Hasselback potatoes will make you look like a cooking whiz and using Idaho® Potatoes will prove that you clearly have discerning taste!

Curried Gruyere Cauliflower Gratin

2 October 2020

When you add a tasty cheese like Gruyere to cauliflower and spice it up with some curry powder, something magical happens. It makes you WANT to eat all your vegetables.

Comeback Sauce

24 September 2020

Creamy, savory, tangy, and sweet Southern-style sauce and dip that originated in a Greek restaurant in Mississippi. It’s delicious on french fries, chicken tenders, onion rings, shrimp, crab, fish tacos, etc., or also as a salad dressing. Similar to a Louisiana remoulade, it’s good on just about anything fried and is popular throughout the South. Keep stored in the refrigerator for about 1 week.

Bacon-Ranch Grilled Cabbage Steaks

21 September 2020

Cauliflower seems to steal the show these days and while I love a good cauliflower steak, they need some competition. Cabbage steaks hold together wonderfully on the grill and are simple to prepare.

Roasted Roman-Style Romanesco

14 September 2020

Because of this vegetable’s bizarre and unusual appearance, this is the kind of thing people pass over in the market, mostly because they’re confused by it and don’t know what to do with it, but this recipe shows exactly what to do with it. If you do what I do, you’ll be enjoying one of the most delicious vegetables you’ll ever have.
Serve drizzled with more olive oil or garlic aioli.

Simple Instant Pot® Mashed Potatoes

10 September 2020

This is an easy take on mashed potatoes. The potatoes pressure cook away while you focus on other things. This is a basic but tasty recipe; feel free to update with your own ingredients. You can peel the skins if you prefer. Once you mash it up, you can return insert back to the pot, reattach the lid, and place it on the Keep Warm function until you are ready to serve.