Ranch Cheddar Roasted Potatoes

These were a Pinterest idea I found and variated from... slightly. I quartered and roasted red potatoes, then tossed them with low fat ranch dressing, salt and pepper and topped with shredded cheddar cheese. I was skeptical about them and even more skeptical about how they would reheat, but my guy liked them quite a [...]

Sauteed Asparagus with Fleur De Sel

"It doesn't take much to make asparagus great- just great asparagus. But a little butter, flour de sel, and truffle oil don't hurt," Amanda Hesser, The New York Times Essential Cookbook No truffle oil for us. I would have loved it, but I had to track down flour de sel this week and just didn't have [...]

Madame Laracine’s Gratin Dauphinois

"Gratin Dauphinois," meaning potatoes and creme fraiche. And from France. These wonderful potatoes are first cooked in whole milk and seasonings and then baked with Gruyere cheese and creme fraiche. Definitely one of the best potato recipes I've made in awhile. My Guy liked them too, but in this case, I think he was more [...]