Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs

Sunday morning breakfast usually involves cooking a more elaborate meal than any other day of the week for me. I was wandering through the kitchen for inspiration from the ingredients that were already there when I remembered that I had these sweet potatoes on hand. Left over from a meal that was planned earlier this week for dinner that never …

MelindaSweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs

Wild Rice Salad with Blood Orange and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette

My Mom gave me some wild rice from that she got from a friend in Minnesota, and I have been meaning to experiment with making some dishes with it.  When reading a caption from the package of Singing Pines wild rice, I learned a little about the origin of this rice, and it peaked my curiosity. August is called “manominikegississ” …

MelindaWild Rice Salad with Blood Orange and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette

Parmesan Cheese Potato Stacks

These Parmesan Cheese Potato Stacks are delicate and rich at the same time. The addition of fresh thyme gives them an added zing. I used fresh thyme from our garden. Rosemary might be good too. They are not low cal, but with their petite size make them a moderate indulgence if you can limit yourself to just a couple. Preheat the oven …

MelindaParmesan Cheese Potato Stacks

Kale with Celery, Apple and Carrot

With the same bunch of kale I used in the angel hair pasta dish the other night, I was able to make this side dish for our pork chops. With the addition of green apples, it added an unexpected tart sweetness to the dish. The trick is to time when you put the different ingredients into the skillet. Experiment with different …

MelindaKale with Celery, Apple and Carrot