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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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.

Loaded Bacon and Brie Sweet Potato Skins

Loaded Bacon and Brie Sweet Potato Skins

Loaded sweet potato skins with brie, bacon, sour cream and chives makes for a tempting and unforgettable appetizer, snack or side dish. I’ll remember this winter as one where I fell fast and hard for sweet potatoes and discovered how good they are paired with brie. I’ve been cutting them into wedges and oven-frying them,… 

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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.