Bleenies, aka Potato Pancakes

Bleenies, Kartoffelpuffer, Latka, Boxty... Much like Halupki and Halushki, Bleenies are commonplace in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, but a term not as well known outside of the area. A quick google search will show you exactly what you need to find. Bleenies we called them in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania where I grew up, that’s…

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Steak and Potato Salad

Steak and Potato Salad I used to hate potato salad. I wouldn't allow it anywhere near my plate. A few years ago for a picnic we were hosting, Matt requested potato salad. I gave it my best and it was a hit! I used elements of the Macaroni Salad that…

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Mexican Cheese Soup

Mexican Cheese Soup - A copycat of a childhood restaurant favorite The part of Pennsylvania we grew up in, certainly was lacking in Mexican food options as we were younger. When my mom was pregnant with me, we just so happened to live near one of the few restaurants in…

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Bangers and Mash….Kind of

Bangers and Mash - A Variation Today is March 17th, 2020, Saint Patrick's Day. When we were in our 20's and living in Pennsylvania, the weekend surrounding Saint Patrick's Day would have involved a day of bar hopping and lots of partying. I'm part Irish and love all things Ireland.…

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