Slow-fried Potatoes

slow fried potatoes

Fry them slowly. This dish is a variation of the Dutch Fried Potatoes I often make. I like to make these potatoes when I’ve been busy and have not taken time to prepare food ahead of time. With this recipe, I don’t need to cook and peel the potatoes ahead of time. Sometimes I peel them and keep them cold in water in the refrigerator to save on time later. The key to these potatoes … Read more

Congealed Jello with Applesauce

The salad This congealed salad is festive for any season or meal, and rather simple to make.  You just need four ingredients: water, jello, applesauce, and lemon juice. One of the things I like about it (besides it cool, refreshing flavor) is that it can be made a day or two ahead.  It’s also easy to fix to serve to a large crowd of folks.  You can put it into a flat storage container and … Read more

Stuffed Pepper Slices

stuffed pepper slices

Peppers for stuffing This recipe for stuffed pepper slices is just what you need when you have an abundance of peppers. When you have peppers in your refrigerator that you’ve just got to do something with, this recipe will fill the spot. I was visiting in the home of my friend Marj the day she whipped up this stuffing and used up the peppers in her fridge. She already had a complete menu, but this added … Read more

Refrigerator Potatoes (Mashed)

Planning ahead for mashed refrigerator potatoes The cool thing about this mashed potato recipe is that it can be made several days ahead and kept in the refrigerator. You can make an extra amount of mashed potatoes earlier in the week, keep some separate from your finished product for your meal, and then use them to assemble this dish.  Or, if you happen to have more potatoes left-over than you’d planned, this recipe works well. … Read more

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad. This cucumber salad is a great way to dress up garden cucumbers! There’s nothing like a cucumber fresh from the garden, washed, peeled and salted for summer flavor. This is cucumber season, so it’s time for this recipe again. I first posted it three years ago, so it’s about time to bring it around again, don’t you think? If you want to spruce it up a little and add some variety to … Read more