There are all sorts of foods out there that I love. And I've had some pretty amazing meals that all but made my eyes roll back into my head. I also love challenging myself in the kitchen and trying out new recipes.
But sometimes you just want something that's the food equivalent of a warm blanket. This is my favorite comfort food. Don't know why. It just is.
The night before I'd made meatloaf and mashed potatoes. It was really more of a setup for the next night's leftovers: a grilled meatloaf panini with Gouda and bacon and mashed potato pancakes.
Don't mock me.
The potato pancakes have no particular recipe. I throw a beaten egg (or 2 - depending on the amount of leftovers) into the mashed potatoes, add a bit more salt and pepper, toss in some chopped chives and add a little flour to bind it together, then fry them in a bit of butter and olive oil. Sometimes I put cheese in them. Usually I top them with sour cream. Tonight I wanted dressing (had Caesar in the fridge - not the actual person, BTW).
Don't mock me!
I opted for a paper plate. Almost no dishes. Nice...