Not So Leftover

We had a bowl leftover mashed potatoes from a dinner a couple nights back. What to do? Our favorite way to use up leftover mashed potatoes is the following recipe: Garlic-Cheese Potato Patties 4 cups leftover mashed potatoes 1 Tbsp. granulated onion 1 Tbsp. granulated garlic 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1/2 cup cheese powderContinue reading “Not So Leftover”

Au Gratin Potatoes – The Harbinger of Autumn

Ah…Autumn! It is finally starting to cool down here in the Midwest. One sure sign of that is the change in food in our house. Soups, stews, and of course, au gratin potatoes. What are au gratin potatoes? Where do they come from? Au gratin potatoes are an intoxicating blend of cheese and potatoes, bakedContinue reading “Au Gratin Potatoes – The Harbinger of Autumn”

German Farmer’s Breakfast

When I was a child, my mother used to make this breakfast on Sundays once in a while instead of cooking dad’s favorite “sunny side up and smiling” eggs with sausage or bacon and toast. This is a heavenly combination of bacon, eggs, and hashbrowns. Why it was a breakfast for a German farmer, IContinue reading “German Farmer’s Breakfast”