My family refers to these red potatoes with bacon and gorgonzola as "crack" potatoes because they are so addicting! Better yet, they are easy to prepare and make the perfect side dish for just about anything. We enjoy them with hamburgers, steaks, pork chops, ribs, and even seafood.
Broasted fingerling potatoes are a great alternative to fried and take half the time of roasting. This easy to prepare recipe is ready in 30 minutes and is a great side dish with beef, chicken, seafood, or seasonal vegetables.
Tailgaiting Fingerling potato pockets are perfect for camping, cook-outs, and for a no-mess side dish at home.
Roasted Fingerling potatoes in herbed olive oil is a great side dish with beef, chicken, seafood, and all types of vegetables.
Besides being delicious these bacon wrapped new potatoes are easy to prepare and quick to cook. They can be baked, broiled or grilled and make a great side dish or appetizer.
This bacon and bleu cheese potato pockets recipe is ideal for grilling out and tailgate parties. It pairs well with all kinds of meats including beef, chicken, and pork.
The other day I made these baked cheddar mashed potatoes on a whim. I had a package of instant mashed potatoes in the cupboard and decided to use them for my experiment. I would prefer making homemade, but these actually were quite tasty and I'd probably use the instant again just because it was so simple.
Gado Gado is a spicy nut sauce originating in Indonesian. It is served over an arrangement of cooked or raw vegetables. This recipe uses almond butter and creates a smooth, silky sauce. Pour gado gado sauce over vegetables and garnish with apple slices, lemon or orange slices, toasted sunflower seeds or almond silvers.
The following Mildly Tart Marinated Vegetables need to marinate overnight to release the robust flavors. This is a great recipe for brown bag lunches and is certain to be a hit at parties, picnics, pitch-in's and cook-outs.
Today, I'd like to share my favorite fresh green beans with shallots and ginger recipe. Ingredients are sauteed in coconut oil; a healthy saturated fat known to fight off harmful bacteria and aid in digestion. One cup of these flavor-bursting beans provides 9.3 grams of protein, has zero-cholesterol and relatively lo-cal at 272 calories per serving.
Spring has finally sprung and many of us are ready to shed those extra winter pounds. This month, The Cheap Gourmet will be presenting low calorie, high flavor recipes that are easy to prepare. Recipes are taken from my cookbook, The Diva Diet, which I co-authored with Heidi Whitaker; an autoimmune disease expert.
Baked spicy macaroni and cheese with ground beef and bacon casserole is one of our family favorite recipes. This one-dish meal is a cheap gourmet version of America's all-time favorite comfort food. It pairs well with a fresh salad and piping hot dinner rolls.
I've been a fan of Rice-a-Roni since I was a kid. It was a staple in our household because it was a cheap food nearly everyone liked. With a husband and four kids to feed, my mom was not only the Cooking Queen, she was also the Queen of Frugality. Who knew her frugality would lead me to my destiny of becoming The Cheap Gourmet ;-).
Happy Thanksgiving! It's hard to believe turkey day is only 2 days away. If you haven't planned your Thanksgiving feast and are looking for healthy alternatives to your favorite holiday fare, I'd like to offer you my FREE "Healthy Holiday Recipe Collection".
It's official. The holidays are rapidly approaching and it's time to start thinking about what we'll be serving for holiday meals, social gatherings and office parties. Since many of us are attempting to eat healthier foods, I wanted to share my collection of healthy holiday recipes. Best of all, it's free! ;-)
Pumpkin and Romano Dumplings A touch of crispiness and a dusting of cheese is the perfect balance with the smooth pumpkin texture. Serves 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 18-20 minutes Ingredients: 2 tsp salt for boiling water 1 cup Pumpkin, canned solid-pack 2 large Egg 1 tsp Sea Salt 1/4 tsp Nutmeg, ground or 1/2 tsp freshly grated...
Today, I'd like to share my homemade potato salad recipe with you. BUT! You must promise not to share it with anyone else because it's a family secret and has been served by my family members for four generations.
I am a huge fan of Giada DeLaurentis of Everyday Italian at the Food Network. Her recipe for Gourmet Italian Potatoes, Tomatoes and Green Beans has quickly become one of our favorite side dishes. It's super easy to make and for about $5, you have a delicious tasting, healthy side dish that will serve four.