Cooking · Dinner

Gourmet Red “Smashed” Potatoes

When my sister Amy was little, she called mashed potatoes "smashed" potatoes. I think every kid does for a while. But, poor Amy had siblings and parents who thought it was so cute when she said it, that we told her it was correct. Adamantly we insisted that she was right and people who said… Continue reading Gourmet Red “Smashed” Potatoes

Bread · Cooking

Brown Sugar Croutons

Quick and simple but oh so delicious! Serve with your favorite savory soup. I served this up with my Gourmet Pumpkin Soup tonight. Brown Sugar Croutons 4 pieces good quality french bread 3 T butter 1 T brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 C shredded parmesan cheese Combine sugar, butter and cinnamon. Spread on bread… Continue reading Brown Sugar Croutons

Cooking · Dinner

Buttermilk Cornbread and Honey Butter

I made a delicious BBQ Wagon Wheel Stew tonight - to go with it, what could be more perfect that crusty golden buttermilk cornbread topped with honey butter? Buttermilk Cornbread 1/2 cup butter 2/3 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk* 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading Buttermilk Cornbread and Honey Butter