Pancetta Mashed Potatoes

6 servings 8 oz. pancetta or bacon, cut into ¼” pieces 2 lbs. large red-skinned potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 ½” pieces 1 stick butter, cut into small pieces. Sauté pancetta in heavy medium skillet over medium heat until crisp and golden brown, about 20 minutes (save pan drippings). Meanwhile, cook potatoes in large pot […]

Bacon and Brussel Sprout Hash

I love Tyler Florence.  There.  I said it.  I dream about him more than I know is healthy.  AND I love brussel sprouts, potatoes, bacon and balsamic vinegar.  So, this is a slice of heaven for me — a Tyler Florence recipe (that I make sometimes twice a week because it is so delicious) containing […]

Chile Corn Cakes

Still, one of my all-time favorite appetizers. Serves 4 4 T. olive oil ¾ c. flour ¼ c. yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 t. baking powder ½ c. red bell pepper, chopped ½ c. yellow cornmeal 2 c. fresh corn kernels 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ c.. milk 2/3 c. yellow onions, chopped 1 T. […]