Sour Cream & Chive Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 3 pounds white potatoes, peeled and quartered (or halved, depending on size) 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon dried chives (more if you desire) salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Add the potatoes to a large pot, and fill with water until completely covered. Boil over medium-high heat until fork tender.Continue reading “Sour Cream & Chive Mashed Potatoes”

Chickpea Curry

Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1–1/2 tablespoons red curry powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 can (15 ounces) crushed tomatoes 1 can (13.5 ounces) coconut milk 2 cans ((15 ounces each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed Naan bread and cooked jasmine rice, to serve (optional) Instructions In a largeContinue reading “Chickpea Curry”

Everything Bagel Crescent Bites

Ingredients 1 can (8 ounces) crescent rolls 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup everything bagel seasoning, more if you like Instructions Preheat air fryer (or oven) to 350 degrees. Unroll crescent roll dough and pinch together any perforations. Using a butter knife or spoon, spread the cream cheese evenly over the crescent roll dough.Continue reading “Everything Bagel Crescent Bites”

Spicy Seven-Layer Dip

Ingredients 1 can (16 ounces) spicy jalapeño refried beans 2 cups medium or hot chunky salsa 1-1/4 cups prepared guacamole 1-1/4 cups sour cream 1 ounce taco seasoning 2/3 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese 1/2 cup sliced black olives 3 green onions, thinly sliced Instructions Over a medium-sized bowl, pour salsa through a sieve orContinue reading “Spicy Seven-Layer Dip”

Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad

Ingredients 2/3 cup mayonnaise 2/3 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon chili powder 3 cans (11 ounces each) Mexi-corn, drained 1-1/2 cups grated cheese (I used pepper jack) 1 bell pepper (any color), diced 1 small onion, chopped 1 bag (10.5 ounces) Chili Cheese Fritos corn chips, slightly crushed Instructions In a large bowl, stir togetherContinue reading “Chili Cheese Fritos Corn Salad”

Creamy Potato & Leek Soup

Ingredients 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 2 large leeks, white and light green parts only, roughly chopped (about 2-1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic 3-1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 bay leaf 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup heavy cream Instructions Melt the butter overContinue reading “Creamy Potato & Leek Soup”

Apple Crisp

Ingredients 6 large apples, peeled and cored 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/4 cups old fashioned oats 1-1/4 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Chop up the apples into cubes (roughly 1 inch) and place in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.Continue reading “Apple Crisp”

Spinach & Ricotta Quiche

Ingredients 1 deep dish (9 inches) frozen pie crust 1/2 cup shredded Italian blend cheese, divided 2 tablespoons butter  1/3 cup finely chopped red onion  1 package (8 ounces) fresh spinach  4 large eggs  3/4 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese  3/4 cup heavy cream  1 teaspoon dried parsley  1 teaspoon Adobo seasoning  1/2 teaspoon ground blackContinue reading “Spinach & Ricotta Quiche”

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Instructions 4 large portobello mushroom caps 5 ounces fresh spinach, chopped 1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons Adobo seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. CleanContinue reading “Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms”