All posts tagged: Side Dish

Scalloped Potatoes w/Spam Of Yesteryear 

So I’ve been craving these delish scallop potatoes with spam. My Aunt, through marriage, made them from time to time and boy do they bring back some awesome and delish good foodie memories. The recipe is quite simple actually. Keep in mind this dish is a little different in that the looseness/soupiness of the finished dish is part of it’s extreme goodness. Layering up! Don’t forget the spam man. 😉 Final layer (I added extra pepper) It’s about done Ready to serve One big chunk of the casserole… gone! 😋 So good and quite close to how I remember them. Ingredients 7/8 medium size russet potatoes, scrubbed 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 tsp dried thyme 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/8 tsp pepper 1/2 can of spam, chopped (use light spam if you prefer) 1 cup medium cheddar cheese, shredded 2 cups milk * No salt needed if you are using regular spam, if using light spam add about 1/4 tsp to the seasoning mix Process Preheat oven to 350 Par cook the …

Cheddar Hash Brown Casserole, Light Version 

So my sister’s mom in law left her with  her version, a most delicious and decadent version indeed.  Over the years I’ve morphed her recipe into a lighter yet still very delish Cheddar Hash Brown Casserole.  My secret? Well for 1, low fat cottage cheese. 2., parm cheese for flavor punch…  The rest is here, jot it down, I believe you’ll find this recipe to be a keeper.  By using a good amount of cottage cheese (2 cups here) you’ll use less butter and sourcream. The low cottage cheese does the trick, it adds the creaminess to this casserole dish that keeps it at a decadent and delish tasting level. I use less cheese than the original recipe too. Using a bit a parm cheese helps keep the yummy cheesy tasting factor up.  Ready…  Use your own fav brand  Got my casserole dish well sprayed. I like using an olive oil spray.  Here it is ready to cover with foil and bake    Ingredients… 26 oz frozen hash browns, defrosted 2 cup low fat cottage …