Purple and white potatoes with ground beef and sour cream

Purple and white potatoes with ground beef and sour cream

There wasn't much time to make dinner today, and I started preparations quite late. Not knowing how long my daughter would hold out before being desperate for food, I needed to come up with a quick dinner idea. I made a variation on a dish I created a few years back. It is a simple … Continue reading Purple and white potatoes with ground beef and sour cream

Baked chicken and “taters” with fresh dill

Baked chicken, potatoes and fresh dill

This recipe became an immediate favorite with my family when I created it about 3 years ago, and it's really quite easy to put together. I jokingly called it "chicken and 'taters'" and the name has stuck. I love that it is basically a meal all in one, as it has a starch (potatoes), vegetables … Continue reading Baked chicken and “taters” with fresh dill

Oven-roasted asparagus recipe

A handful of fresh asparagus

Isn't asparagus wonderful? A few years ago I came up with an incredibly easy oven-roasted asparagus recipe. Here's how to  make it: Ingredients 1 clove fresh garlic 25-30 stalks asparagus 1/4 - 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper salt, to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil Cut the fibrous, hard parts off the ends of your … Continue reading Oven-roasted asparagus recipe

Susy’s maple apple oatmeal recipe

bowl of maple apple oatmeal

Still trying to use up the fresh orchard apples I picked with  my family here, and I came up with a nice, autumn inspired oatmeal recipe. Step one was to peel, core and cut up about 2 1/2 large apples. I used yellow delicious and prime gold, but I imagine most varieties would work. Next, the … Continue reading Susy’s maple apple oatmeal recipe