Trendy Taters? {My P.S. cooks}

Smashed PotatoesSmashed potatoes: it’s like a baked potato had a head on collision with a fist, fell into a hot oiled skillet, and ended up being immensely more interesting than it was originally meant to be. Or we could say it was a needed makeover; when you get tired of eating loaded baked potatoes, you could beat it up, fry it up, and chomp it up. Continue reading

Portobello Risotto {my P.S. cooks}

Portobello Mushroom Risotto

Portobello Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is something I’ve never tried to make, although I think it probably isn’t as difficult as it is time-consuming. My P.S. decided to take on the task of making risotto a couple of years ago and frankly I laughed. He is the least patient person, ever. He must be moving every minute he is awake. So I was skeptical when he said he was going to make risotto.  I didn’t think he could even stand in one place that long! Continue reading

{Zucchini} Fritters

Fritters for Dinner

Fritters for Dinner

Zucchini seem to have a reputation for being the “weed” of the garden. I’ve never understood why; there are so many ways it can be used! Besides the obvious stir-fries and grilling it, zucchini adds a nice moistness in cakes and breads. My favorite way to use zucchini has to be in a fritter, however. Continue reading