A big stuffed Twice-Baked Potato makes a marvelous main course dinner; I’ve a favorite stuffed potato recipe that I enjoy, particularly when loaded up with butter, cream and sour cream.
Tonight, at my husband’s request, I’m switching out the fat for healthier options.
Butter-banished-to make room for olive oil. Sour cream,
only a fond memory, as fat-free yogurt takes it’s place. And so it goes, but the resulting potato is rich and satisfying. I intentionally made extra potatoes for leftovers; I wrapped, and then refrigerated them prior to the final bake.
This morning I woke up from a nightmare. I was the cooking wench for the House of Stark in their ancestral castle of Winterfell, located in Westeros, the northernmost province of the Seven Kingdoms. I had just pulled these birds from the pit as winter fell, promising to linger for many, many years. Yes, indeed. The weather is a … Full recipe post »
Last night we had friends over for a Fourth of July warm-up dinner party. The hyper-local menu–Grilled Sumac Lamb Chops, Cherry Couscous Salad and Asparagus–was created with the bulk of ingredients sourced in a one-mile radius; easy to pull off at this time of the year in the orchards and farmlands of Northern Michigan. The day before … Full recipe post »
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