My Mama’s Roasted Chicken

My mom makes the greatest, most delicious roasted chicken on a bed of vegetables. One of the best parts about making this chicken is getting to pick the extra-crispy vegetables off of the tin foil, a privilege we all vie for. David even calls this chicken “food for the soul.” And he’s right. This is one of the foods that can put me back at home as soon as its smell starts to fill the kitchen. Not only is this … Continue reading

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Crispy Chip Baked Potato

In honor of one of my good friends who is finally┬ácoming back to DC today, here is a recipe for her favorite food (and mine): potatoes! This potato is the closest you can get to eating chips for dinner and not feel bad about it. I love┬áthese potatoes because they are so fun to eat; I peel it apart and eat one layer at a time, enjoying both the creamy inside and crunchy, crispy outside. To make these potatoes, pre-heat … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Chips: A Unique and Healthy Dipper!

Earlier in the week, I emphasized how wonderful it is to snack on a delicate, crisp apple chip. Now meet her sturdier snack cousin, the sweet potato chip! These chips are made using the same method as apple chips with just a few tweaks. The biggest change is that I use my mandoline to slice them a little thicker. The thicker cut makes the sweet potatoes perfect for scooping dips, a unique and healthy alternative to tortilla or plantain chips. … Continue reading

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