Pan-Fried Potatoes the Southern Way

Today is National Arkansas Day. In honor of this Southern State, I thought we might fry up a big skillet of taters. But before we do, let’s talk about Arkansas.

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Cast Iron Skillets and the Feel of the West

Cooking over a fire in cast iron pots dates back centuries to the time when humankind first learned to forge tools out of the Earth’s metals. While we still enjoy cooking in a skillet over an open fire or burying a Cast Iron Dutch Oven in hot coals, the modern cook can utilize all the conveniences of an oven and stove top while retaining the flavor that only cast iron cooking can provide. Although this meal isn’t a one-pot wonder and you will have three pots to clean, these Cast Iron Skillets provide both a means of cooking as well as serving the meal.

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Hobo Skillet Potatoes

For Mother’s Day a few years back, we decided to do a breakfast brunch. Typically, gatherings are held at my youngest sister’s house. However; that year we were leaning toward a gathering at the family farm.

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