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Saturday, November 17, 2012

I Love You Sabado | Home Fries

Good Morning!

Don't you love Saturdays? I do! After a long Friday at work, I look forward to Saturday mornings. I am just like a kid who is anxiously anticipating Christmas morning to get a look at the gifts. Saturday is a day when a whiff of java coming from my kitchen greets me in the morning.  It's when I tiptoe to my kitchen and hear the sound of a sizzling pan, running water, clicking plates and yes my husband busy taking over my turf... that makes my heart dance.  Or sing.  I'm disarmed.  I tell you, I just love the idea of  him doing the cooking. Breakfast on Saturday is his self proclaimed turn to be the master chef  in my kitchen.

I leave the kitchen totally to him.  He cooks with precision and is very methodical. The simple task of cooking soft boiled eggs is done with a timer, water measured with a measuring cup.  When he brews our coffee, he lifts the coffee pot to check the water level like I would imagine him preparing liters of buffer solution. Did I tell you that I am married to a scientist (haha...  I love saying that, much to his chagrin)

" Breakfast is ready!" he announces chirpily.

And voila breakfast is ready!  I hope you have a Happy Sabado!

Home Fries
Ingredients:
2 large potatoes
1 tbsp oil
1 medium onion, sliced
1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp garlic salt

Procedure:
Boil potatoes (make sure it's still firm)  You could also just microwave the potatoes too (wash the potatoes, prick the surface with fork and cover it with a wet paper towel and microwave for 4 minutes) Slice the potatoes and set aside.  Make sure the potatoes are not hot when sliced.

Heat a pan.  Add the oil.  Put the potatoes and brown its sides.  Add onions and cook it for a minute.  Season with garlic salt and pepper.  Add parsley.




7 comments:

  1. I love you Sabado (like the Jollibee commercial) it is definitely a favorite day in our house too.
    I love the microwave trick. Never did that but I will definitely try. And oh that's what we call "the Dr. is in the house" (with your husband cooking)

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  2. Oh who could not forget the Jollibee commercial? Haha. Great to see you again TagaTUgue.
    xo,
    Malou

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  3. Oh how delish these breakfast fries look! I could have these any time, any day. Thanks for sharing a great recipe, Malou & husband! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Blessings to all. So grateful for your friendship, Malou!

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  4. Hi Malou, what a great recipe for home fries! I love how you described your Saturdays. And your husband is a keeper,too! Thanks for this recipe & all the delish ones you generously share with us. Happy Thanksgiving to you & your family. Grateful for your frienship! (This is my 2nd time to comment here, don't know if the first one went thro'.)

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  5. sarap naman ng breakfast, parang pang hotel!I love sabado too, better than fridays I think. :-)

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  6. I am not sure that's what I would have for breakfast, but side dish for dinner definitely!

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  7. Lucky you! Every once in a while I can get my husband to make me pancakes but it's not often :) Great breakfast!

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