Recently, our mother completed the Family Cookbook. This was a huge task. As our family grows, so does the amount of family favorites. I received my copy and decided that since I hadnt made all of these recipes, and it is my family cookbook, I might as well try my hand at making all of them. So, I am sort of on a Julie and Julia project with our family cookbook. (I havent seen the movie). I want to make all the recipes. I wont be blogging about all of them, but some of them will appear here on the Wednesday Dish.
The difference between my Grandmother and I, is that I always like to change things. So, for her double stuffed potatoes (also called twice baked), I started out by cooking the potatoes in a microwave bag.
Scoop out the potato and leave the skin in tact. Then mash the potatoes. I added some butter, a bit of cheddar cheese, and a tiny bit of ranch dressing because I didnt have any chives and wanted some flavor. Then, just to be different, and because I didnt have much cheddar left, I topped each with half a slice of swiss cheese. Bake your potatoes until they are warmed again and the cheese is melty. You will be happy you took the time to make these. And, with microwave potato bags-- it wasnt to hard at all!