Acknowledging our 500th post

What are Our Reader’s Favorite Recipes?

Do you ever wonder what recipes other people are making? I do, but I might be weird. Since Patty Cakes Pantry just published it’s 500th post, we decided to delve deep into our site’s analytics to find out what our readers enjoy most. But fist, there’ something that I want to share with all of your about reaching this milestone. Publishing 500 original posts on […]

Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans

I love green beans.   I especially love small fresh whole green beans.  As a child, my mother always served green beans that were boiled with some sort of bacon grease or salt pork in the water.  As an adult, I steamed my green beans, and though I seasoned them when they were removed from the heat, they never tasted quite right.  It wasn’t until […]

AuGratin Potatoes straight from the oven

Old Rotten Potatoes

Potatoes in my house often go through three phases.  This is especially true during the warmer months.  Because I buy  potatoes in bulk, sometimes we get tired of eating them, and they sit around longer than anticipated.  The first stage my potatoes have is the picture perfect potato that can be baked or steamed and served whole.  The second stages occur simultaneously as some potatoes […]