FYB Potato Salad

FYB Potato Salad

With all the grilling that’s been going on I’ve been remiss in mentioning the side dishes that complete the perfect backyard barbecue.  I posted my Mac N Cheese (see archives) recipe but hadn’t posted my potato salad.  I had always found potato salad kinda boring and bland; it just didn’t do much for me.  I have tried so many over the years at the urging of this person and that person promising it to be THE BEST potato salad ever from Great Aunt Fannie’s old family recipe.  “Feel that crunch in your mouth? That’s the secret ingredient…waterchestnuts.”  Bleh.  So awhile back I set … Continue reading

Mac n Cheese Good

Five different cheeses in one gooey mess

Although not the healthiest dish, sometimes you just gotta have some good ‘ol mac n cheese.  I will admit I’m kind of a snob when it comes to this dish.  I’ve tried numerous recipes and found them to be lacking in one way or another (some quite a bit more so than others).  I always end up back to my own.  It took many trial and errors to get what I think is the best.  Gooey, creamy and of course cheesy.  Kind of similar to what this post is sounding like right now.  Oh well, can’t help it.  Any variety of cheese … Continue reading