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Oven Roasted Sliced Whole Potatoes Recipe

Sliced roasted potatoes

I have been seeing these sliced roasted whole potatoes around the internet for a while, and I decided to give them a whirl.

First, I need to make some disclaimers. As of late, it seems to be a “thing” for bloggers to get in a huff when they think something has been copied straight from their blog.

Now, I can understand being upset if someone takes my content, word for word, and claims it as their own. But I would have to think pretty highly of myself to imagine that I came up with a craft or recipe that has never been thought of in the history of ever.

For instance, when I posted this fun activity about making Sharpie tie dye t-shirts, I’m sure I saw the idea somewhere, and I’m sure someone saw what I posted and then tried it.

All that to say, I am not claiming to have invented these potatoes, or the idea of these potatoes, or the recipe for these potatoes, or the concept of cooking potatoes in an oven with electric heat. I am simply sharing what we had for dinner last night. I honestly don’t remember where I first saw these, and I am not intending to copy anyone.

Roasted sliced potatoes

First, I washed some baking potatoes and set them in a large serving spoon so the slices I made wouldn’t go all the way through. I just tried to make thin, uniform slices, but I didn’t worry about it being perfect.

Then, I threw them all in a big bowl and drizzled them with enough olive oil to coat each potato well. I didn’t measure. Does this surprise you? Do you even know me at all?

I threw in some salt, parsley flakes, and basil. Mainly because I wanted them to be tasty, and I thought green flakes would make them look like I knew what I was doing.

WHAT?! I am not a food blogger! Are you new here?

Roasted whole potatoes sliced

I made sure each potato was covered with my Magical Combination of Yummy by parting the slices and drizzling the mixture with a spoon.

I put the potatoes on a foil covered baking sheet and put them in a 425 oven for 50 minutes. (I usually bake my potatoes for an hour, so I figured since they were sliced it would take a little less time that that.)

They were done just right, and everyone love them! I think these roasted sliced whole potatoes will become a regular addition to our menu plan.

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Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels {RECIPE}

turkey and Swiss Pinwheels Recipe

My friend, Kelly, was describing the perfect finger food to take to a party, shower, or brunch, turkey and swiss pinwheels. She said this was always her moms “go to” party food and they were sure to be crowd pleasers.

They sounded so yummy, I decided to make up a batch to check them out for myself.

Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels Recipe

Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels ingredients

Turkey and swiss pinwheels dough2

Unroll the crescent rolls, and separate them into rectangles. (1 can of crescents will make 4 rectangles.)

Turkey and swiss pinwheels toppings

Spread the spicy brown mustard on the rectangles of dough, and top with thin sliced turkey and Alpine Lace Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese.

Turkey and swiss pinwheels cutting

Roll up each rectangle and cut slices.

Turkey and swiss pinwheels before baking

Lay the slices out. Don’t worry if they aren’t perfect. The dough will puff and cover up any imperfections.

Bake at 350 for 12 – 15 minutes.

Turkey and swiss after baking

See? Y-U-M!

turkey and swiss pinwheel gooey

The were little pinwheels of deliciousness! Little bite-sized cheesy bits of heaven!

turkey and swiss pinwheels gobbled

They didn’t last long! Everyone loved these Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels!

What’s your favorite way to eat swiss cheese? Check the Alpine Lace site for some cheesy inspiration.

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a new easy cheesy recipe!

Alpine Lace Swiss


Here are my daily nutrition needs. What are yours? Go to the Alpine Lace website and make your own personalized nutrition label! After you do, share it on my Smockity Facebook page, and while you’re on Facebook, be sure to “like” the Alpine Lace Deli Cheese page and check it for recipes and snack ideas.

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

This sweet potato casserole recipe is a family favorite!

We have it for most holidays and the kids even request it fairly often for birthday dinners. Probably because it tastes more like dessert than a vegetable.

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

  • 4-6 sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 stick butter

1. Put all the sweet potatoes, unpeeled and whole, in a big stock pot of water. Boil until the biggest one can be pierced through with a fork.

2. Drain and slip the skins off the sweet potatoes. Put them in a large bowl.

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients

3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

4. Pour into 9×13 casserole dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1. Blend first 3 topping ingredients.

2. Add pecans.

3. Sprinkle on top of casserole just before baking.

4. Bake at 350 for 45 min – 1 hr. until middle is not jiggly.

Sweet Potato Casserole 2

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Round Up of Christmas Fun

These fun foods and activities are our favorite Christmas traditions.

I love to make these olive penguins and igloo cheese ball to take to parties. Instant fun!

Here’s a simple craft kids love.

This simple felt Christmas tree skirt is a treasure in our family. The kids love to see how their hands have grown over the years.

This gingerbread house decorating party is the event we look forward to all year!

What fun traditions do you plan for Christmastime?

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All Things Thanksgiving

If you are like me, you are dragging out all your favorite recipes for the big day this week.

Since we have 8 children, we usually do the hosting of Thanksgiving. It’s just easier for people to come to us than it is to host us, and we love to have company anyway, so it’s all good!

Roundup of Thanksgiving recipes

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Crafts

Favorite Thanksgiving books

What are your Thanksgiving plans?

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Fun 4th of July Foods

Here are some easy patriotic 4th of July snacks that will liven up your festivities.

I love these fun drinks that can also teach kids a lesson in density!

Patriotic popcorn balls

I love these simple, healthy treats! Strawberries and bananas can be used instead of raspberries and marshmallows, and you can even set the supplies out and let the kids make this.


More patriotic popcorn!

More fun fruit!

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