Russet and Sweet Potato Salad w/ Bacon

Russet & Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon

Potato salad made with a mix of russet and sweet potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, bacon and spinach all dressed up in a creamy, tangy dressing. I think boiled potatoes are the best for potato salad because as you’re mixing it together little pieces break off and mix into the dressing to make it extra creamy and… 

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Salisbury Steak with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Salisbury Steaks with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Salisbury steak recreated for grown-up taste buds with onion gravy and cheddar mashed potatoes. These are nothing like the Salisbury steak TV dinners I remember from my childhood, nestled in those little tray compartments so the gravy didn’t fly everywhere, alongside a little square of the softest mashed potatoes you can imagine, corn and a… 

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Shepherd’s Pie with Onion Gravy

Shepherd's Pie with Onion Gravy

Shepherd’s pie is one of the best comfort foods I know of with it’s beefy (or lamb) filling topped with mounds of creamy, cheesy mashed potatoes that wrap around you like a warm hug. To double the comfort this is topped off with an easy skillet onion gravy. (Not shown – sorry – hungry people… 

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Italian Mashed Potatoes

Italian Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes get an Italian makeover! Red potatoes mashed with olive oil, roasted garlic, Pecorino Romano and fresh rosemary. They’ll easily steal the show away from any entree. Don’t be scared off by the two bulbs of garlic in the recipe! The bulbs are roasted so they’re not as pungent as fresh, they mellow out… 

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Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna

Hot Sausage & Sweet Potato Lasagna #recipe

An updated twist on the classic with spicy sausage and sweet potatoes tucked in between lasagna noodles with layers of stringy mozzarella and ricotta cheese. I’m on a mission to make classic lasagna obsolete. Just joshin’. It has it’s time and place, mostly on special occasions and holidays. This one is for everyday when my… 

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Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Bacon Syrup #recipe

I have a new favorite show! It’s called A Chef’s Life and stars Vivian Howard, a chef who returns to her roots in the south after working in some of the best restaurants in NYC, to open a farm to table restaurant. Every episode revolves around her visiting a local farm and then incorporating their… 

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