Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Spinach Mashed Potatoes

It was clean out the fridge night.  I’d already used up many vegetables and I had a box of baby spinach that needed to be used asap.  Obviously I could have simply sautéed the spinach in some garlic and butter but I wanted something fun to go along with our walleye dinner.  I wondered if I could successfully add spinach to mashed potatoes and discovered several recipes that looked promising.  The one with both Parmesan and cheddar cheese looked like the best idea. Continue reading

BLT Potato Salad

BLT Potato Salad

BLT Potato Salad

BLTs are a hobby of mine.  I like to work bacon, lettuce and tomato into foods that wouldn’t normally have those ingredients.  I think the BLT pasta salad I made four years ago was my favorite.  For other unusual combinations, click on the BLT Creations on the front page of this blog.  In the meantime, we’re going to experiment with potato salad and make it into a BLT dish.  I can imagine it! Continue reading

One Pan Meal

One Pan Meals

One Pan Meals

I’ve been baking meals using one sheet pan for years and apparently someone has now named it. One Pan Cooking. Really, did it need a trendy name? I think not but I have to stay on the cutting edge so “one pan cooking” it will be! You can cook a whole lot of things in one pan but I like to use a medley of meats and vegetables for meals in my castle.  The seasonings also vary. Continue reading