Sometimes Linda Maturey, not necessity, is the mother of invention. Recently she was in my kitchen sampling a sweet potato dish which contained Garam Masala. The savory and fragrant tones of the spice mix were causing her to envision the recipe as something grander than just sweet potatoes. And though very simple, …click to continue Sweet Potatoes with Greens
Simple vegetable side dishes rarely knock my socks off. I love vegetables, but the passionate exclamations are usually reserved for things topped with melted cheese. This, however, is one of those really great finds that is simple, healthful, beautiful, easy, uses fresh herbs, and tastes lovely. And, there is really nothing to it.
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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’m not sure that there has been a holiday when I haven’t made this dish. It is a standard, and it is easy. And, it makes me so happy. This is the first time I have used the oats in the topping and I like the extra bit of texture it provides. But, I …click to continue Sweet Potato Casserole
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