Leftovers Soup Over a Hasselback Baked Potato

A bowl of soup poured over a Hasselback (accordian cut) baked potatoThis one wasn’t a total success, folks, but it sure looks pretty. It’s edible. It’s tasty. But it honestly turned out more like a gravy than a soup. Admittedly, adding a titch of gravy powder is what did it, but I couldn’t find my chicken Oxxo packets and I was suddenly very desperate for some extra flavour instead of just using water and cream. I should have known better, but hey, it’s still tasty!

Next time: chicken bouillon, not chicken gravy mix. 😛

Regardless, hubby seemed to like it and it really was yummy. Poured over our leftover Hasselback baked potatoes from the night before, it was quite a hearty meal! I think I might have to freeze at least half of it, though, as the batch ended up, uh, twice the size it should have been. Oops!

Honey garlic chicken breasts with hasselback garlic baked potatoes

A chicken breast coated in a honey garlic sauce next to a hasselback (accordian-cut) baked potato and two slices of fresh tomatoI was looking for something different to make for dinner tonight and I didn’t want to just have the same old, same old baked chicken breasts and pasta dinner. I had some nice potatoes and wanted to do something interesting with them other than mashed potatoes or fries.

After stumbling across a recipe for Hasselback Potatoes by Sea Salt with Food, I decided I just had to try this fancy way to bake potatoes. And then I bumped into a great little recipe called Cookbook Recipe of the Month – Honey Garlic Chicken by Taste and Tell and thought, “Crockpot chicken! What a great idea!”

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Bacon ‘n’ Eggers: homemade breakfast sammies

Two identical sandwiches made from English muffins, filled with bacon, fried eggs, cheese and tomato slicesI’ve had quite a few breakfast sandwiches in my day but lately I’ve found most to be rather tasteless, I hate to say. Unsure if it’s something in the recipes which has changed or in my own sense of taste, I’ve started to consider other options than buying them at fast food restaurants. Missing them, however, I considered making breakfast sandwiches of my own. In truth, I used to make them when I was younger and don’t recall why I stopped.

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