Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Serve this sausage breakfast casserole for any meal and you’re family will devour it! Made with sausage, hash browns, eggs and some special flavor ingredients, this is easy to prepare ahead of meal time. Sometimes you just want to have breakfast for supper. There’s a special feeling about eating eggs, bacon, pancakes, etc in the evening. It’s like you’re getting away with breaking a rule of some kind. Don’t tell mom, but we’re eating breakfast after a day at the office! … Continue reading →

How to Make Potato Salad Three Ways

Picnics are made for potato salad. But not everybody likes traditional potato salad. Learn how to make potato salad three ways, right here. These easy recipes will amaze your picnic goers! Traditional, Kicking, and Spiced Up are the three varieties of potato salad I made recently. Let me tell you, they were a hit. The crowd loved them and the recipes were totally #ConvenienceCooking – quick and easy. … Continue reading →

Colcannon Recipe

Syndicated column from week of March 11, 2013. I’ve been keeping an eye on the calendar and noticing that St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching. In the spirit of Irish foods, I pulled out a traditional recipe for Colcannon. Colcannon is a combination dish of cabbage and mashed potatoes. Traditionally colcannon is served with Irish sausages, called bangers. It makes for a good side dish with roast beef or beef stew also. If you know anything about Irish history, you know the potato was a mainstay in their diet during the 1800s. A blight affected the potatoes harvested in 1845 and caused the infamous Potato Famine that resulted in so many Irish deaths and a large wave of immigration to the United States. What many people don’t realize is that the potato was a vegetable of South American origin. The early European adventurers took the potato back to their native countries with them in the 1400 and 1500s. The potato adapted to the European climate and was popular in many diets. In fact, the potato is so popular that studies show that per person consumption of potatoes in 2011 was 110 pounds. (according to Colcannon   Ingredients: 1 pound … Continue reading →