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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Chicken, Rice, and Beans- Cuban Style!

David is from Miami, and has been deprived of Chicken Kitchen and Pollo Tropical for many years. He loves those places. Me? Not so much. But when his cravings for rice and beans became too much to bear, we discovered the perfect solution. I like it too, especially because it takes ten minutes to cook. A can of cuban-style black beans from Trader Joe’s is the trick to making a very fast and flavorful dinner. It’s a great base for … Continue reading

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