sweet potatoes

My First Christmas Dinner

December 26, 2008
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This year CK and I decided to celebrate Christmas at home. This meant that I would be cooking my first Christmas Dinner, from start to finish, all on my own. I also thought it would be an ideal time to test out a rather puzzling Jennie-O turkey I received a few weeks ago that claimed […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Latkes

March 9, 2008

My love of potatoes knows no bounds. I’m especially fond of breakfast potatoes. This morning when I woke up and started rummaging around in the refrigerator for something to eat on this bright Sunday morning I was instantly drawn to last nights leftover casserole of scalloped potatoes, zucchini, red peppers and ham. “Eat me Erin! […]

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Cornish Hen and Sweet Potatoes

October 29, 2007

Yet another reason to love Nigella Lawson: her express meals apparently really can be made in a reasonable amount of time. What a concept!? After watching the first episode of Nigella Express on the Food Network I added her recipe for Roast Cornish Hen with Sweet Potatoes to my “to do” list so I’d remember […]

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

January 9, 2007

Biscuits are a big deal in my family.  It’s a well known fact that the only person who can make acceptable biscuits is my grandmother.  The rest of us generally don’t even try.   Whenever I’m visiting my mother in Maine we call my grandmother early in the morning and request freshly baked biscuits.  They’re to […]

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Sweet Potato Chili

November 4, 2006

I was given the following Sweet Potato Chili recipe by Hänni. Per her description the “lime and cocoa” give this dish a very “exotic flair” and after preparing it, I’d have to thoroughly agree. Vegetarian chilies are definitely one of my favorite hearty dinner options, although I did alter the recipe by adding some chicken […]

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