this is NOT a food blog. whenever i call out, "time for dinner!"
my kids, husband, and westie run to hide. while reading a new
recipe, my imaginative side thinks it can improve it just a little
bit by adding...something it shouldn't have.
on the other hand, i occasionally, serendipitously create some
yummy dishes, that i, of course, can never remember to make
again. not this time!
i sauteed a yellow onion until it was tender and sweet in olive
oil, seasoning, and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for punch.
(do NOT expect a wonderful picture here. those are on the
pioneer woman's blog. she knows what she is doing)
then i diced up a purple potato, the only kind i had, into 1/4
inch pieces. i sauteed them with the onion a few minutes,
turned off the burner and covered the pot for a long time...
time enough to write three thank you notes, put away the
laundry, skype with sunday, and exchange funny messages
with hailey on facebook.
when i looked into the pot, the potatoes were almost tender,
so i turned the heat back onto low and threw in a ton of sliced
portabella mushrooms, two big handfuls. i was a little worried
that the mushrooms wouldn't like the potatoes' strange color.
once the mushrooms were cooked, i tossed everything into a
processor, mushed them up, poured them back into the pot,
and added lots of milk and cream. delicious! didn't look one
bit purple, just nice and mushroomy, which hans loved...a