Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

It’s delicious and so very easy to make.  Try it at your next barbecue! 2 pounds red potatoes, diced into bite size chunks 2/3 cup Ranch dressing 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup crumbled bacon from bag of real bacon (from Costco or Sam’s Club) 1 – 2 bunches green onions, chopped 1  Boil … Continue reading

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

I made this for our big 4th of July family BBQ yesterday and it was a hit!  It tastes just like a loaded baked potato in potato salad form, delicious! 1 1/2 pounds potatoes 1/2 cup fat free sour cream 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup bacon crumbles 1 bunch … Continue reading

Yummy Potatoes AKA Funeral Potatoes

Yesterday we had a big late birthday dinner for my son in law Jaren.  It was also kind of a Christmas dinner because we never did that either.  We had ham and I decided to give a new funeral potatoes recipe a try.  It made a 9 x 13″ pan and there was hardly anything … Continue reading

White Bean, Potato and Ham Soup

There’s a lot of ham left over from Easter and Bob has been sick with what turned out to be bronchitis so I decided to put some soup together for him.  A lot of the recipes I looked at for ham and potato soup had a cream base and I wanted to avoid those calories … Continue reading

Hearty Sausage Soup

You are looking at one yummy pot of soup!  I made it on Sunday and it was a pretty big pot and it was gone by Monday afternoon.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy to make and delicious! 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 (14 oz) smoked beef sausage, sliced into 1/4″ rounds … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheese Potatoes

Courtney and Jaren came over on Monday and we had a big Memorial Day barbecue and so I decided to give these potatoes a try.  It’s a “Six Sisters’ Stuff” recipe and while they tasted really good, they were really greasy so perhaps a little less butter?  Also I didn’t cook the bacon before putting … Continue reading

Bacon – Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Finally finding a few minutes to sit down and blog about our Thanksgiving dinner.  I usually do a mix of old and new for the holidays and this year was no exception, although I did all new desserts!  So here is the first new recipe tried out at the Johnson family Thanksgiving feast of 2013 … Continue reading