mashed potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I love mashed potatoes. And I’m real particular about how I like them served. I prefer my potatoes smashed instead of whipped. The potatoes are fluffy, but still have pillow soft “lumps” for me to enjoy. Be sure to use Yukon Gold potatoes for the fluffiest, creamiest mashed potatoes you’ve ever had. Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Club Caesar Salad

Last week I realized that  I need to re-think my approach to Meatless Mondays. I usually don’t jump on bandwagons especially when it comes to my food, but Meatless Mondays sounded like an intriguing challenge. I made Caesar salad for a friend’s bridal shower luncheon–a salad I hadn’t made in almost a year. The guests at the shower loved […]

Tomato Panzanella

As a stay-at-home mom, my life revolves around home. I live here, and I work here.  Sometimes this isolation can make me a little batty, not enough to have the quarterly mental meltdown that leaves my husband and sons running for the hills, but just enough to require a smigden of time to decompress and do what I want for […]

Cucumber Ranch Coleslaw

This summer I haven’t been motivated to plant my annual herb garden. When my kids got out of school for the summer I had big plans for us which included planting our container herb garden. Six weeks have gone by and the only thing I’ve managed to do so far is take my boys to basketball camp and […]