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Best Homefries Ever

2 Aug

Use your potatoes, onions and rosemary this week for a breakfast side that is bound to be a family favorite!




1 pound potatoes

3 small onions

2 sweet peppers

1/2 sprig of rosemary

1 clove garlic, minced

Olive oil

2 teaspoons paprika

Kosher salt and black pepper



  1. Boil potatoes whole for 12-15 minutes the night before cooking (allowing 8 hours to cool).
  2. Cube potatoes into 1/4 inch cubes and sauté in a large skillet with 2 teaspoons olive oil until they begin to crisp, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Dice onions and peppers and add to skillet with 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  4. Add garlic, paprika, chopped rosemary, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook until potatoes are browned thoroughly.




Roasted Sweet Pepper Spread

31 Jul

This recipe turns this weeks abundance of peppers into a household favorite that can be used to compliment sandwiches or as a snack dip!



1 pound sweet peppers

4 garlic cloves, roasted or sautéed

2 teaspoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

1/2 pound feta cheese, optional (can be replaced with additional 1/8 cup olive oil)

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, if desired

1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Roast the peppers by placing them on an open gas flame, turning them frequently with tongs until all sides are charred black, 7 to 10 minutes. Place aside to cool for about 15 minutes. Peel charred material, stems, and seeds from peppers and coarsely chop.
  2. Add garlic and peppers to a food processor and process until smooth. Add feta if desired.
  3. While processor is running, add olive oil, lemon juice, basil, pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Process until smooth.
  4. Use immediately or cool in refrigerator for later use.

FOOD FACT: It’s best to wrap peppers in paper bags and store in the refrigerator to keep their freshness.