For our Easter dinner this past weekend, I pulled out my Grandma’s recipes for ideas. I love looking through her recipes; seeing her handwriting and remembering all the great meals she prepared for us. I organized them a couple years ago in a big 3 ring binder – easier to look through and will keep them safe!
The winning recipes were Cheese Garlic Biscuits and Au Gratin Potatoes – they worked perfectly with our brown sugar ham and steamed asparagus.
Both recipes are super easy and delicious. Next time we have Italian food I will definitely whip up a batch of the biscuits. I think my sister would refer to the Au Gratin Potatoes as ‘church picnic potatoes’, ya know, one of those casseroles that is always at church potlucks? It’s usually next to 7 different varieties of Jello salad? Or maybe that is just a mid-west thing, I don’t know. But I won’t complain – I’ve never been to a potluck I haven’t enjoyed! I’m off track…back to the recipes.
Cheese Garlic Biscuits
2 cups buttermilk baking mix (pancake mix)
Au Gratin Potatoes
5 – 6 medium size potatoes, boiled with jackets on (or, bag of frozen hash browns may be substituted for boiled potatoes)
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 TBSP butter, melted (or less if desired)
2 cups sour cream (can add milk if mixture seems too dry)
¼ cup chopped green onions
Paprika for sprinkling
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Pour into lightly greased 9 x 13 pan and sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 40 minutes, sprinkle with a little more cheese and bake an additional 5-10 minutes.
Talk to you all again soon!