Herbed Crushed Potatoes [well, really smashed]

Herbed Crushed Potatoes [well, really smashed]

Often we prepare our potatoes with swiftness. One [step] and done. Baked or fried or boiled. Salt, pepper, butter or mustard or sour cream. Quick and ready to eat. Consider a different, slower, more complex, but oh-so-good path. These potatoes are cooked twice: once...
BLT Salad

BLT Salad

    The picture above is Suzen’s interpretation of this recipe. “It’s raining,” she said. “I’m not grilling.” And so, we did not grill the romaine lettuce but simple served it tossed with bacon, tomatoes and dressing. Either way, this salad is treat,...
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon Brittle

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon Brittle

    “You realize the blog has become unbalanced,” Suzen said. “No.” I answered. I once had a girlfriend who told me to “admit nothing.” I still ended up divorced. “It’s booze and chocolate and brownies and milk chocolate, Brian,” she rebutted. “There are...
Bacon and Balsamic Glazed Sugar Snap Peas

Bacon and Balsamic Glazed Sugar Snap Peas

Have you ever had a bad vegetable week? I almost did. But, thanks to Yummly.com, all is well. You probably know about the recipe website Epicurious.com. It’s fantastic. Owned by publisher Conde Nast, it features recipes from both Bon Appetit and the now, sadly, lost...