Zucchini Potato Hash with Bacon and Cheddar

Zucchini Potato Hash with Bacon and Cheddar

Despite what you might have heard zucchini is definitely and most assuredly still in season. You can find them right alongside butternut and sunny yellow spaghetti squashes. Or as we call them in my house ‘squishes’. Into my cart went a butternut squash, two spaghetti squishes and my summer-long habit of five or six of… 

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Southwestern Topped Potato Rounds with Black Beans & Corn

Southwestern Potato Rounds

Thick-sliced potatoes are topped with seasoned black beans, corn and tomatoes plus plenty of cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and sour cream. They might just be the best potatoes I ever made. That’s a serious claim coming from someone who thinks potatoes should be their very own food group. The recipe starts by baking russet potato… 

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Baked Chicken Scampi with Potatoes and Zucchini

Baked Chicken Scampi with Potatoes

A summer comfort meal with baked chicken, potatoes and zucchini in a buttery, lemony garlic sauce that is so delicious you might be tempted to drink it. But don’t because the sauce is what brings it all together. The chicken and vegetables are baked in one pan with a little chicken broth, butter, garlic and… 

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Lemon & Feta Roasted Potatoes

Lemon and Feta Roasted Potatoes

Potatoes get a bright, sunny lift from lemons and feta cheese. Russet potatoes are tossed in an olive oil dressing that has both lemon zest and juice, mustard, Parmesan cheese, dried thyme and oregano then baked until crusty and browned. To finish, they’re tossed with more lemon juice and crumbled feta cheese. All together they… 

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Bacon Cheddar Potato Peel Chips (Don’t Throw Away Your Potato Peels!)

Bacon Cheddar Potato Peel Chips

Potato peels don’t get the love they deserve! They make a perfectly delicious snack baked up into crunchy chips that are accepting of all kinds of toppings or are fine on their own with just a little salt and pepper. This is my ‘loaded’ version with cheddar cheese and crispy bacon crumbled over them plus… 

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Hash Brown Brussels Sprouts

Hash Brown Brussels Sprouts

Diced potatoes, baby Brussels sprouts and onions are roasted to crispy, golden brown in this baked version of hash browns. Hash browns are normally breakfast food but I think of this as more of a side. I didn’t feel the urge to eat them with eggs but alongside a hearty meatloaf for dinner. It was… 

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Parmesan Potato Puffs

Potato Puffs

Pan-fried potato puffs with my secret fry sauce for dipping. They have lightly crisp outsides that give way to soft middles that melt in your mouth. Along with Parmesan cheese, they’re lightly seasoned with paprika, garlic and onion powder. Pan-frying is a must. See those pale, insipid looking things in the back? I baked them,… 

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