Oven Fries

It is no surprise that we love fried potatoes in our house. We are trying to cut down on the deep-frying, hence the use of our air fryer. So I wanted to come up with a way we could have fries that would be equally good in the air fryer or the oven. I was…

Baked Potatoes 2 Ways

If you are anything like me you love a good crispy skinned baked potato. I think I might like the skin more than the inside. Now getting the skin nice and crispy can take a long time cooking and you run the risk of overcooking the inside. I have found to ways to cook the…

Garlic Marinade Chuck Eye Roast

Don’t you wish you could eat Prime Rib more often? I sure do. Prime Rib can be really expensive depending on how many people you are feeding. A nice alternative is Chuck Eye. The chuck eye is a long, narrow group of muscles that runs along the center of the chuck, or shoulder section of the…

Smoked Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I can’t think of many things better than roasted garlic, except maybe smoked garlic. You get the subtle sweetness of roasting plus the added layer of smokiness. I have seen smoked garlic in the “gourmet”section of my grocery store but it is awfully way more expensive that doing it yourself. Smoking the garlic really takes…

Semi Smashed Potatoes

Fair warning these little golden bombs are addictive.  I love potatoes and there are two types that are my absolute favorites.  One is my son-in-law’s roasted potatoes that he makes with duck fat. The second would be these semi smashed potatoes, mine is a bit of a riff on Jacques Pepin’s recipe.  I take some…