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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Romanoff Potatoes

Romanoff Baked Potatoes

A twice baked potato casserole with a sea of cheesy sauce made with chicken broth, sour cream, cream cheese and cheddar. Stick-to-your-ribs comfort food. This is a spin on the NYC Strip House Steak Restaurant’s signature side dish, potatoes romanoff.

Roasted Mustard Potatoes

Crispy Roasted Mustard Potatoes

My roasted potato saga continues with a mustard version. A thick and creamy mustard dressing works like magic to form a crispy coating over cubed potatoes that is insanely flavorful. The dressing base starts with mustard and also has butter, olive oil, lemon, oregano and parmesan cheese. A wickedly delicious combination.