These are delicious recipes from my mother's recipe collection. Quick and Easy meals to prepare and cheap too.
Irish Potato Recipes
Potato Salad is always good. It is traditional to take it on a picnic or use as a side when you grill out. Its always good for company.
To Prepare: Cook bacon until crisp, drain and crumble reserving ¼ cup bacon drippings. Cook onion in reserved drippings until tender. Blend in flour, sugar, salt, celery seed and pepper. Add water an vinegar, cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add bacon and potatoes, tossing lightly, heat thoroughly about 10 minutes. Place in casserole dish and serve.
Grease a 2 quart casserole pan. Put half the potatoes, half the onion and half the flour in the pan. Salt and pepper. Repeat layers. Add milk. Sprinkle top with dried bread crumbs and butter. cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Uncover. Then bake for 15 minutes. Serve
Creamy Potato Soup Recipe
To Prepare Recipe: Simmer bacon in pot until slightly browned. Add onion and cook gently until golden brown. Add mushrooms and cook 5 minutes. Add potatoes and enough water to cover. Cook until potatoes are done. Add flour to about 1/3-cup water in jar with tight fitting jar. Shake well and add to simmering soup. When thickened, add enough milk to make 5 quarts. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with grated cheese.
Note: if soup is lumpy due to flour, put in blender for about a minute.
Creamy Potato Recipe
In large bowl, combine all ingredients except butter. Turn into 1 ½-quart oblong baking dish; drizzle with melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees until heated through about 3 minutes. Serves 8.
Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Recipe
To Prepare: Rub potatoes with shortening and bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cut lengthwise slice from top of each potato. Scoop out inside and mash. Add other ingredients (except bacon) and beat till fluffy. Refill potatoes. Sprinkle with bacon bits and place on baking sheet in oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until heated through. Serves 6.