Sweet Potato Fries in Coconut Oil

Sweet potato fries are delicious, and I love making them at home because they can be a little healthier. I usually buy pre-cut fries from Trader Joe’s, but when I got this MASSIVE sweet potato in my vegetable delivery, I knew just what to do with it. I pulled out my mandoline and cut it into sticks. Perfect little fries. I usually use olive oil to make sweet potato fries, but this time, I decided to experiment with coconut oil. … Continue reading

Roasted Chicken on a Bed of Winter Vegetables

This was some of the best chicken I’ve ever made. It is basically My Mama’s Roasted Chicken, but I roasted it on top of seasonal, winter vegetables instead of the traditional carrots, onions, and potatoes.  The chicken came out incredibly tender and moist. Both the white and dark meat were cooked perfectly. The only thing I did differently for this batch was to use a kosher chicken, so I’m sticking with those from now on! Get ready to be comforted. … Continue reading

BBQ Sweet Potato Rounds

I’ve been having such a blast with my smoked paprika. Wow… I never thought I’d say such a thing.  But it’s true.  Smoked paprika is awesome. It gives foods like paella, patatas bravas, and murg makhani a very savory BBQ chip flavor. So it only made sense to add it to some sweet potato chips for a colorful, crunchy side dish. To make these rounds, pre-heat your oven to 380ºF. Then, slice your sweet potatoes crosswise into 1/2 centimeter slices. … Continue reading