Creamy Chicken Potato Casserole

…It’s actually pretty similar to my Tarragon Chicken recipe, which is an absolute winner, but it’s just a quicker and easier version…


Mushroom Toast

…mushroom toast is so versatile you can really add anything to it. It’s also extremely delicious, with various textures working together to give you the ultimate snack…


Veggies on the side

I’ve been eating more vegetables lately, whether it’s to be healthy or just to balance out all the chicken and butter, i’m not sure. But it doesn’t really matter, because they’re delicious…


Chicken Piccata

The lemon cuts through the creamy butter, while the butter mellows the acidity of the lemon. It’s all about balance, and balance is what every recipe craves. 


Golden Potatoes

Who doesn’t like potatoes?


Everyone loves them. You can fry them, mash them, make soups out of them, and roast them. They’re the ultimate side dish, and make for a perfect snack. They are, in my opinion, the most versatile vegetable. DSC_0719

I truly love fries, but when you need to add some character to your main course, there’s no going wrong with these golden potatoes. They’re so simple to make and don’t require fussing over the stove. Just flip them once halfway through the cooking time and they’ll crunch up perfectly. For presentation purposes, use baby potatoes with their skins on. If you only have large and oddly shaped potatoes at home just peel them and cut them into 1 inch pieces.

Here’s what you’ll need:

3 potatoes, prepared like explained above

2 Tblspn butter

2 Tblspn olive oil


2 cloves garlic, whole or sliced

dried thyme

fresh parsley (optional)

For quick cooking, parboil the potatoes before hand. This is actually pretty handy, because if you’re having a dinner or lunch, you can parboil the potatoes before and just cook them in the butter and oil right before serving. Put a pan on medium heat (it should be big enough for the potatoes to be placed in one layer) and once the pan is hot add 1 Tblspn butter and 1 Tblspn oil. Add the potatoes and garlic, sliced if you want a strong flavor and whole if you want subtle flavor. Let them crisp up on a medium heat, about 5 minutes on each side. Before flipping the potatoes sprinkle over some salt and dried thyme. Once you’ve turned over each potato add in the remaining butter and oil.  That’s all! Just remember to keep the heat on medium so the potatoes don’t burn!