We’re both helping mom today. Oh right……this is Shopping Around the World with our grand host Bacon of Piglove.
We all decided to make Balsamic Potatoes for our recipe of the month. It’s summery cause you should use new potatoes and right out of the garden…..could anything be fresher. Now I feel like a proud momma cause I tended these taters and the reason mom and dad are eating taters and not dirt is cause of moi. I inspected them Shoko and you did a fine job for a nip head. MOL
Oh my…I’m blurry today….not a good sign. C’mon Shoko let’s get mom moving on the recipe. Think she’s getting blurry too. MOL
Alright, here is the recipe for Balsamic New Potatoes my friends. I really thought mom was going to marinate a balsam tree in vinegar….who knew they actually do this in the store….well paint my whiskers white and call me Santa!
Roasted Balsamic New Potatoes
3 tbsp olive oil….Terra olive oil 500ml…$4.98
1 1/2 tsp dried thyme….garden
1 tsp. dried rosemary leaves, crushed…garden
1/8 tsp. nutmeg………Club House, 43 grams, $1.94
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped……Fresh Colossal Garlic, $0.99 each.
2 lb. new red potatoes
3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar……Unico. 500 ml…..$3.28
1/4 tsp. salt…cupboard
1/8 tsp. pepper…cupboard Now pay attention to the steps as they’re important.
Preheat oven to 375F
In a 1 cup measuring cup, mix olive oil, thyme, rosemary, nutmeg and garlic.
Cur potatoes in half. spread on non-stick 15x10x1 inch pan. Drizzle with olive oil mixture; toss to coat.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are golden and slightly crispy. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, toss to coat. Bake 5 minutes longer. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Let’s have the picture mom took Shoko. Um…looks like she never took a picture. What? So what are we suppose to do now? I got it…let’s show what they should look like. These are beautiful potatoes. They look scrumptious.
Should we tell our friends what happened to mom’s Roasted Balsamic New Potatoes, Kali. I’m embarrassed Shoko. Heck Kali we didn’t do it…we’re not to blame this time.
Well, mom and dad ate the potatoes and really liked them….honest! Mom thought they could be cooked a bit longer so put the potatoes in the oven for 20 minutes after supper. She even set the timer. However she never started the timer. Ding dong….da witch is alive and cooking. MOL To make a long story short…..mom decided to check the potatoes cause the timer never went off. Well this was an hour later and the poor potatoes didn’t look like potatoes anymore. They were a charcoal mess. Mom wasted the potatoes I worked so hard to keep moist and happy! This is our sad tale of mom on a blurry recipe day.
Kali let’s go and have our Fancy Feast. It’ll taste pretty good after mom’s fiasco. Are you brave enough to try this recipe?