Alea’s White Chili Stuffed Potatoes

To make chili stuffed potatoes, fill the potato with white chili

It's Chili Season! Well, in the southwest, it is always chili season. While I love all the different types of chili, my absolute favorite variety is white chili. If you haven't had white chili, it is made with white beans, chicken, corn and, of course, lots of chili peppers. You can play around with the ingredients and experiment with using different chili peppers. It is a … [Read more...]

Denise’s Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Bacon Ranch Potatoes

We absolutely love to grill out, really any time of the year, but we do seem to cook on the grill much more often in the summer months and these potatoes are one of our favorite dishes to make. I'd been planning to make them all week long but the weather hasn't cooperated since we've been getting buckets of rain so I made them in the oven tonight instead and they were just as … [Read more...]

Alea’s Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup recipe

My family loves corned beef and cabbage, so I take advantage of the sales on both items at this time of year. I buy extra corned beef when it goes on sale, so we can enjoy it over the next couple of months rather than just on St. Patrick's Day. When I make Corned Beef and Cabbage, I always end up with leftover corned beef. I often use the leftovers to make Corned Beef and … [Read more...]

Denise’s Salt Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Sea Salt Roasted Fingerling Potatoes | 5DollarDinners.com

We're all big meat and potatoes fans at our house so I'm always trying to mix it up a little and present these things in new and exciting ways. One of my favorite ways to prepare potatoes is to salt roast them and the kids really enjoy the smaller fingerling potatoes because they're fun to eat and come in all sorts of shapes and colors. Salt roasted potatoes are super easy … [Read more...]

Alea’s Hash Browns with Summer Squash

Substitute squash for potatoes to make hashbrowns

It's that time of year. The time of year when I struggle with my morals. Is it dishonest to hide squash in recipes? What if I adopt the "don't ask, don't tell" squash policy? Is it acceptable as long as I admit that I have once again hidden squash in a recipe if they ask? Well, it turns out I don't have to worry about solving this moral dilemma yet, nor do I have to worry … [Read more...]