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Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Category : August, Recipes, Seasonal Menu Ideas, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes Last year we tried growing the Col White variety of potatoes in our garden, an early producing variety. They were creamy and delicious, and we really enjoyed experimenting with them in some of our favorite potato recipes.

Here’s a recipe my daughter created that is soul satisfying after being outdoors on a chilly fall day. Continue Reading

Caramelized Onion Topping Recipe

Category : August, Condiments, Recipes, Sauces and Dips, Side Dishes

Caramelized Onion Topping RecipeCaramelized onions add a sweetness to savory dishes that is hard to beat. If you want to make people hungry, start sauteing some onions. Works every time!

This caramelized onion topping goes especially well on smashed potatoes, steaks, scrambled eggs, pasta, or mixed in with other vegetables. It takes the flavor up a notch. Learn to make this recipe well and I promise you’ll use it often. Continue Reading

Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions

Category : Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Photo of Sauteed Mushrooms and OnionsOnions are vegetables that can be stored throughout the winter in our area. Onions are pulled from the garden when the tops bend over, and are dried before storing in a cool place. Onion bulbs planted in the late fall will sprout early in the spring after a mild winter.

The flavors of mushrooms and onions blend beautifully when sautéed in butter, perhaps seasoned with local herbs such as garlic, thyme, or rosemary. The sweet carmelized flavor of onions, the earthy flavor of mushrooms, and the fragrant effects of warmed herbs make a nice side dish or topping for red meat entrées. They also combine well with many other cooked vegetables, such as potatoes, carrots, and zucchini. A little wine added during cooking enhances the flavors. Continue Reading