As a food blogger, I probably never should have uttered the phrase last year, “I never met a Thai restaurant I didn’t like”. Well, after having a solid string of restaurant visits all over New Jersey and even out of state with this particular cuisine, I finally ran across my first dud. Pru Thai in…
This is an incredibly easy dish with no name. Do black pepper and olive oil count as ingredients? If not, then this is a two ingredient dish courtesy of Jacques Pepin and Fast Food, My Way. Take clumps of chorizo and add them to a hot skillet with just a splash of olive oil. You…
Those Lobster Rolls (pictured yesterday) went very well with homemade potato chips.
The perfect appetizer (or side dish) for your summer barbecue or gathering. Thinly sliced potatoes topped with cheddar cheese, bacon bits, and scallions.
When the chef gets to play with his toys. A cooked mixture is about to be immersed into a potato-leek soup.
A teeny-tiny organic grass-fed sirloin (that was totally worth the price) along with some sauteed string beans and roasted potatoes.
Any restaurant that has a tater tot menu is okay in my book. These are the Chicken Picatta tots at JJ Bitting’s in Woodbridge.
When you have a surplus of potatoes, make your own chips!
A pan-seared lamb steak with some garlic-lemon potatoes on the side. It was delicious, and so easy to make.
Ah, the culmination of this three day series: Steak Au Poivre! I used London Broil which I rubbed in fresh ground peppercorns—the signature aspect of the dish. Then comes the sauce, with a side of fingerling potatoes and sauteed spinach.
The next three pictures are part of a series. Last month, I decided to give the classic Steak Au Poivre a shot. These are one of the side dishes I served with it: fingerling potatoes cooked in—you guessed it—homemade garlic butter. A nice change of pace from mashed potatoes or homefries.
The filling for some snow day empanadas last month ended up being a damn good hash on their own. Diced potatoes, onions, banana peppers, a few splashes of hot sauce, and cheddar cheese.