When I was making my Peruvian Style Chicken with Green Sauce I needed a side. My friend who was our guinea pig for the night had bought some poblano peppers at the farmers market and wanted to know if I could use them for dinner. I thought for a second how good those would be roasted but what to do with them. I dawned on me that they would be great added to mashed potatoes and garnished with cheese!
I had a craving for some egg rolls. I bought some wrappers some time ago and found them in the freezer the other day so figured it was a sign to make these! I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to put in them, so I thought of all the best flavors I’d had in egg rolls and what sounded good to my palate and came up with these. Simple, tasty, and only a few ingredients; just how I like to cook!
It’s TOMATO SEASON people! Tomato salad is my favorite summer side! I love this time of year and if you’ve been to our Instagram, you know we are using our own tomatoes from our little garden space. We are getting a lot and have 6 kinds of tomato we are growing! So enough about my love of tomatoes…let’s talk TOMATO SALAD.
I was working last week and it was around lunchtime and I smelled the most amazing thing. I turned around and a co-worker from India was eating this sandwich. I inquired on what it was, knowing she was vegetarian, and was told it was a mashed potato sandwich. I was intrigued. She started telling me how easy it was to make and started rambling off ingredients. It sounded amazing. I started writing it down. I checked with her a couple of times on what all went into it and some random measurements of “how much” of this and that. This …