Category Archives: Cooking

Smashed Potatoes Smashed Potatoes


This week’s Thanksgiving with a Twist post takes on the traditional mashed potato in favor of its distant cousin, the smashed potato.  I have to tell you people…… I have a new favorite in my house.  Check it out.     Ingredients Red Skin Potatoes Olive Oil – http://amzn.to/19qPjgN Salt – http://amzn.to/1a6neq5 Toppings (butter and sour cream…
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Pumpkin Waffles Pumpkin Waffles


I know I’m not the only one who loves to put pumpkin into everything this time of year. Here’s a simple a delicious recipe for homemade, pumpkin waffles. Ingredients 1 cup flour (your choice) 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tbsp cinnamon – http://amzn.to/16CjkKt 1/2 tbsp sugar – http://amzn.to/15DXPmc 1/4 tsp nutmeg – http://amzn.to/15DXSOX 2 eggs…
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Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics Preserving Basil 101: Tips, Tricks and The Basics


Fall is beginning to set in and cooler weather can be felt in most of the country.  We’re even below 100 degrees this week in Phoenix!  Finally!  Some relief! For those of us who garden, this immediately turns our minds to our gardens and what the change of weather means for our plants.  One plant…
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