Roasted Zucchini and Baby Potatoes With Caribbean Seasoning

I’ve really enjoyed finding new and different ways to cook zucchini this summer. It was my first year growing zucchini because I used to think I didn’t like it. Was I ever wrong! I think my misconception came from old habits. When I was growing up (and, sorry kids, when you were growing up, too,)…

Garlic Chicken With Baby Potatoes

My mom made a Garlic Chicken dish that was out of this world. This was back in the days before the link between diet and heart disease was widely known. Let me tell you, that chicken was swimming in garlic butter! I don’t know how much she used, but I remember it was at least…

Black & Red Chips

Don’t you just love crispy potatoes? You can get crispy potatoes without the deep frying, by roasting them in the oven. They’re not quite as crispy as fried, but darn close. Oven roasted potatoes are also a lot easier, less smelly in the house, and a whole lot healthier than fried. I’ve tried many recipes…

Golden Beets Roasted With Spuds & Onions

I grew a new (to me, anyway) variety of beets last summer. It’s called Cylindra, and it produces long, fat red beets instead of round ones. The shape results in more beet meat per beet, which is important when garden space is limited. I’d been watching this one beet all summer. It was evident that it…

PoTastys

  These little treasures are so tasty! They can almost keep you from noticing the rest of your meal. Almost. Unless your entrée is awesome, which it was. I stopped by Primal one day in September for a pork roast. It’s one of the first things I like to make in the Fall, to go…