Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Loaded Potato Soup

5 lbs. potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
4 strips bacon, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 white onion, diced
1/2 c butter, room temperature
Half and Half
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Sour Cream

Cook potatoes in salted water until fork-tender. Meanwhile, saute bacon pieces until crispy. Remove from pan. In bacon grease, saute garlic and onion until onion is translucent, but not browned. Drain, and set aside. Drain potatoes, then return to pan. Mash with a hand-masher, adding in butter, then salt, pepper, and cheese as desired. Stir in onion and garlic, then half and half until soup is desired consistency. Keep over low heat until heated through. Granish with bacon, sliced scallions and sour cream.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

12 Days of Giveaways

Alaska Coupon Diva is doing 12 days of giveaways. If you're in AK, check it out here!!!