Tag Archive | comfort food

Homemade Potato Latkes


I bought a wonderful new kitchen gadget recently and have been coming up with new ways to put it to the test! The sweet mandolin (the cutting tool, not the instrument!) I have has a fancy matchstick-cut making blade that is PERFECT for hash browns and (you guessed it!) latkes.

I threw together this recipe on the fly this morning as I was making them. Probably could do with a few tweaks and additions, but it was really tasty as is!

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Homemade Sloppy Joes



Searching for a quick kid-friendly/comfort food sort of meal? Look no further! Sloppy Joes have always been a favorite of mine, but the “from the can” versions just weren’t as good as I remembered them. This is a really simple recipe that uses a lot of ingredients found already in the pantry! (Bonus!)
To zip up the classic recipe, try adding just a dash of cayenne pepper. I highly recommend this addition as it gives the recipe that something “special” that will leave friends, family, and guests wondering how it tastes so good! 🙂
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