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The Best Potato Salad Ever

We had an impromptu picnic on Memorial Day. We hadn’t planned it, really, but invited a few people over the night before to enjoy our air conditioning (the temperature was expected to soar into the mid-90’s) and some good food. We ended up eating outside on the deck, which was totally ridiculous given the temperature outside. At any rate, Joe whipped up my favorite macaroni salad for the picnic. Knowing that my mom doesn’t like cold macaroni, I asked him to make up some potato salad, too. When he asked for a recipe, I told him to use the same … Read more

Tangy Pan-Fried Home Fries

how to make the best tangy pan fried potatoes - This quick and easy home fries recipe is healthy and low calorie, too! Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, they are crispy because they're pan fried with very little oil. Add onions for a great flavor!

If you open my pantry, you’ll find a few basic staples – olive oil, canola oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, white vinegar, cider vinegar, and rice vinegar. We have a favorite brand of each product, and our favorite rice vinegar is Nakano (and has been for more than 10 years). When I was approached to participate in Nakano’s Summer Splash promotion, I jumped at the chance. Little did I know that Nakano maintains a website with dozens of recipes featuring its rice vinegars! I was delighted to find it, and we started making dishes from the website as soon … Read more

Easy Thanksgiving Recipes – Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

Crock Pot mashed potatoes are delicious and rich. They’re definitely not the kind of mashed potatoes that you’d make and eat every week. You could make them every week, though, because they are very easy to prepare. But then, you’d probably gain ten pounds between now and Easter. These Crock Pot mashed potatoes are part of my easy Thanksgiving menu.   [wp_eStore_ssf id=1 template=”2″ button_text=”Get it now!”]  Print Recipe Easy Thanksgiving Recipes – Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes Course Side Dish Servings Ingredients 5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes cubed8 oz low-fat cream cheese softened8 oz low fat sour cream5 oz evaporated … Read more