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Potato Crepes. In the category (oh wait, I don’t have that category) here’s a novel idea – make potato crepes! It’s my absolute favorite way to transform yesterday’s mashed potatoes into today’s new experience. They’ll turn out real fluffy and velvety. Throw in a special topping as well and you got yourself a nifty appetizer or lunch. It’s quick, fun and tasty. Pass it off as and no one will ever know you’re recycling mashed potatoes! 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes 1/2 cup flour 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp white pepper 2 eggs 1 small red onion 1/2 bell pepper 2 tomatoes basil mozzarella sour cream Believe it or not but we actually had some leftovers last night.

Grab yourself a large bowl and pour in 1 cup of milk. Crack two eggs. Add 1/2 cup plain flour. Beat everything together (by hand, hand mixer of food processor) until smooth. Baked Oatmeal. It's FittingDo You Know How to Boil an Egg? A few years ago, a friend called me, to ask what I thought might be the stupidest question I’d ever heard.

It's FittingDo You Know How to Boil an Egg?

“Do you know how to boil an egg?” I laughed at her, thinking how I had admired her so much for being such a great, put together first-time mom and halfway decent cook… but really? You don’t know how to boil an egg? As I started to explain to her the concept of getting a pot, filling it with water, putting the eggs in the pot, my smugness started to wear off. Wait a minute. OMG, did I know how to boil an egg? I realized that while I had the basic mechanics of how to do it, the subtle nuances that create a gorgeous creamy hard boiled egg were eluding me. Science Lesson – That gray ring around the yolk is actually the iron in the egg yolk reacting with the hydrogen sulfide from the white… and only happens when you over cook it.

So with a gazillion eggs from our backyard chickens in hand, I set out to boil the perfect egg. And I was pretty surprised at what I learned. Now the directions - Spanish-Style Breakfast Casserole. Friday’s for junk food and Sunday’s for extensive breakfast at our house.

Spanish-Style Breakfast Casserole

My son loves long-lasting breakfasts! Dinner? Not so much, but a big breakfast is really his thing. From the time he was old enough, he’s been helping me cook up a storm, especially on Sunday morning. It’s our moment. Here’s a recipe I threw together a few years ago, mainly when I wanted to get him accustomed to as many flavors as possible before the picky-eater phase would set in. I’m not using cheese for our casserole. Ingredients: 1 pound potatoes6 slices of bacon1 bell pepper1 large onion2 tomatoeshandful black olivessweet paprika powder (smoky)2 garlic cloves2 tbsp oil3 eggsparsleypeppersalt Optional: jalapeño Directions: Use potatoes that hold their shape. Slice the onion in half-quarts. Wash and slice the bell pepper in thin strips and grate the garlic. Cut the olives in half. Bombay Breakfast Potatoes. This is a Jamie Oliver recipe.

Bombay Breakfast Potatoes

Well, at least it was until I got my hands on it. Mea culpa. Glanced over the recipe and simply had to cook it up. Okay, so I admit I forgot all about it until I cleaned out my recipe database last week and ran into it again. Put it on my to-do list, tweaked the heck out of it and cooked them up this weekend. They turned out amazing, wonderful, fantastic, fabulous, brilliant. Try it, you’ll see what I mean! Ingredients: chapattis or flour tortillas 1 1/2 pound potatoes 2 handfuls spinach leaves 1 medium onion 1 large garlic clove thumb size piece ginger 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp ground coriander (ketoembar) 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 4 ripe tomatoes cilantro or flat-leaf parsley 2 oz butter pepper salt Optional: poached eggs Directions: Get yourself a bowl and combine the ground coriander with the turmeric.

Add the garam masala, chili powder (mine is the seriously hot version) and ground cumin. Peel and rinse the potatoes. Recipes For Omelettes -