Pot Luck Scalloped Potatoes Part 1: Parmesan-Thyme Scalloped Potatoes

I decided to participate in the Thanksgiving potluck at work and bring two types of scalloped potatoes. The colleagues I told were excited for it because who doesn’t like potatoes and cheese? I used a combination of Yukon gold and russet potatoes because I felt the butteriness of the Yukon gold potatoes would be a…

Columbian Arepas with Chives

I love arepas, but the only ones i’ve encountered are the ones you find at the fair or rock festival with a slice of swiss in the middle. Large and filling, the arepas found at such places are more fluff than substance.  These are more of a cheesey corn cake, the added chives gives it a…

Paula Deen Inspired Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

We were challenged to bring an accompaniment to a seafood étouffée dinner that our friends were cooking one day and the only thing I can think of is something with okra.  Our friends suggested stewed tomatoes with okra and after asking and looking what would best go with étouffée, the resounding answer was stewed tomatoes…