Roasted Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

Yummy sweet potatoes roasted with a maple syrup/cinnamon coating which are crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside. These were a big hit as a perfect side for a pork roast – everyone loved them! The inspiration for these potatoes comes from pumpkinnspice.com and I basically used the same ingredients but added no salt … Continue reading

Spicy Hunan Potatoes

How do you say “yum” in Chinese. These potatoes were perfectly seasoned and I could not get enough of them! Hunan food is known to be spicy and from the few dishes I have made so far I certainly agree. But like any recipe you can make it to your taste. Hunan is located in the … Continue reading

Grilled Sweet or Russet Potato Wedges

I decided to combine these two recipes since they make great sides when you are grilling. Par-boiling them speeds up the grilling process and you have tender, crispy and flavorful potato wedges.   Turkey burgers and grilled russet potato wedges.   

Elaine’s Rose Harissa Spice Mix

I fell in love with this mix when I first saw Elaine’s post. Rose petals and lots of spicy seasonings truly appealed to my taste buds. For Elaine’s original recipe go here. As a matter of fact I picked it to be a feature and it was that week! Many have already seen Elaine’s Rose Harrisa … Continue reading

Sauerkraut Apple Latkes

As I love sauerkraut, apples and potatoes  I thought these three ingredients would taste great together in  latkes/potato pancakes. Guess what? I was right…  See my potato pancakes for another recipe using just potatoes. People think latkes are a Jewish recipe but they actually exist in some form in many different parts of the world. … Continue reading

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

Are these ever flavorful potatoes and such a good side for any meat or fish. This recipe is adapted from Bon Appetit. I have already posted Roasted Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes Two Ways which are smashed… They say russet potatoes are the best to use in this type of a recipe as they have a lot of starch … Continue reading

Weight Watcher’s Steakhouse Fries Two Ways

Potato recipes are always a good side dish either for breakfast, lunch or dinner – even as an appetizer.  I like to serve these fries with a good spicy black bean, turkey or beef  burger.   The first  recipe is worth 3 points per 4 wedges.   Smoked paprika  adds a little zing!  The second recipe is 4 points per … Continue reading

Twice Baked Potatoes

These potatoes are always a good do ahead side dish for beef, pork or ham.  I have been making these a long time and never posted the recipe because it is one of those sides where you do not need to measure the ingredients.  

Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Horseradish Butter

My family always likes to try new recipes; right now everyone is on a “sweet potato” kick! This delightful dish comes from the Food Network Kitchen and graced a sister’s Easter table this year.  It was a big hit with the maple syrup butter sauce finished with a tbsp. of prepared horseradish.