A rustic breakfast dish or side, this strata can feed a crowd with minimal effort on the cook’s part. And it’s tasty! I’ve used some light spring flavors of leeks, creamy ricotta, fresh thyme & chives, but you could use whatever veggie-cheese-herb combination appeals to you. Leftover Easter ham would be a great addition too! Happy Easter to all celebrating, and happy Fiesta Friday — come check out this week’s party!
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I want to share a simple mashed potatoes recipe we’ve enjoyed for a few years now (as in, eat bowl after bowl for the entire week following Thanksgiving). The potatoes get heaps of flavor from sautéd leeks, Greek yogurt, and butter. You can also top with crisped bacon or chives, and if no one is looking, mix in another stick of melted butter (for a once-a-year indulgence, right?). Continue reading