BBQ/Firepit Potatoes & Bacon

When I was a kid, my parents had a cabin with a firepit and often, they’d make these foil packet potatoes. Maybe it is nostalgia, or maybe it is just that these potatoes “take it to the limit”, but we just had to make them, although we did ours on the BBQ. Still delicious and…

Bison Cross Rib Oven Roast

Time 90 – 120 minutes Because of over roasted bison experiences, I was afraid of trying it myself. But, I have found the perfect recipe for a Bison Cross Rib that is delicious, lean and easy to make. Give it a try… Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson  – Because of You Ingredients: 1 – 4 lb…

Old School Potato Salad

Time: 1 hour Potato salad is a great dish for a sunny day BBQ, but we also like it when it rains or snows. While a great side dish for burgers or hot dogs, we actually like it as a leftover for breakfast, and why not – eggs and potatoes!!! Delicious! We have had guests…

Top Of The Morning Stew

Time: Crockpot – 11 hours; Stove Top – 4 hours A friend of mine who is from Ireland told me about her family Irish Stew, and it really peaked my interest. I decided to try a test with my family to see if they’d eat it for breakfast, so I made a revised version of…

Shipwreck Casserole

Time: 2 1/2 hours This is one of the best recipes when it comes to true comfort/soul food. Why you may ask? It is like a lazy cabbage roll with a few extra ingredients. I LOVE it because you don’t have many dishes to clean – one pan to fry the ground beef and one…

Creamy Dilled Roast Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes This is a recipe that I grew up having nearly every Sunday after church at my grandparent’s farm in Northern Alberta. Potatoes and dill grown in their garden, cream from their cattle. I love this song by Brett Kissel who grew up near my hometown – partly because of the familiar scenes…

Herb Infused Baked Potato

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Music Selection: Captain & Tennille – Love Will Keep Us Together “Let Love Keep Us Together” – potatoes, herbs, sour cream, cheddar cheese, chives and bacon bits… “I Been Thinking of you”…. such a great combination. These potatoes are a tasty great dish, and you can use your favorite herbs….

Garlic Parmesan Potatoes Au Gratin

Time: 1 ½ hours Makes 6 side-dishes Music Selection: Celine Dion – All By Myself Seriously, while these potatoes are good enough to be a meal on their own, they really do not want to be “all by myself”. They need some love – some roast beef, meatloaf, parmesan meatballs or fried chicken love. Now,…

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Peter Cetera – Glory of Love “I have always needed you. I could never make it alone”…. Mashed potatoes need you and they need gravy. This is the recipe we use whenever we have mashed potatoes – usually at Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter…. but also for everyday meals…

Greek Potatoes

Time: 75 minutes Music Selection: Serena Ryder – Stompa These Greek Potatoes are SOOOOOO good for breakfast or dinner. Our daughter, loves to take them as leftovers in her lunch thermos with a side of tzatziki to dip them in! You definitely will understand why “Stompa” is a great pair for these potatoes once you…