Last week I had an overwhelming, deep down, serious, emotional need for very simple comfort food. Within minutes the general idea was forming. I wanted a beef and potato casserole of some sort. It had to be easy to make and with very few ingredients. I wanted basic goodness, not a symphonic mass of …click to continue Beef and Potato Pie
Everyone who knows about these potatoes calls them Texas Hash Browns or something of that nature. I call them Will’s potatoes, because it was my brother, Will, who first made them for me waaaaaay back when we were in college at SMU. A girlfriend of a friend of Will’s had made them for the …click to continue Will’s Texas Hash Brown Casserole
I’d be fibbing if I didn’t admit that the spiritual predecessor of these pies is Rebecca Rather’s “All Sold Out Chicken Pot Pies from her exceptional The Pastry Queen.” At this point, they don’t really match up, but hers was the first recipe that made me think that I could …click to continue Individual Chicken Pot Pies
This is what I served with the Roasted Tenderloin. Isn’t it gorgeous? The visual effect of the layered potatoes thrills me. What’s more…this is a very simple dish.
And I mean they are simple in the very best ways. They are easy, yes. But the ingredients are at hand usually and very inexpensive. They …click to continue Simple Layered Potatoes
This recipe is easy and it is wonderful. My favorite thing about it is that it allowed me to use a big handful of various herbs from my garden. You can use small amounts of dried herbs if you do not have access to fresh. The cost of buying a number of herbs at …click to continue Potatoes with Buttermilk Dressing and Bacon