Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy V DayIt’s that time of year to ask the one you love to be your Valentine. This year as funds are short, I decided to do some inexpensive and fun things to show Mac how much he means to me. Do you remember when you were a kid and you bought a box of little Valentines for all your classmates?. I decided to make some of these to put in Mac’s lunch along with his favorite cookie, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies, to take to school today.

hershey's kiss moldIf you can’t afford your loved one’s favorite food ( Mac likes steak and I like shrimp), why not make heart shaped hamburgers and Baked Potato Wedges (recipe below). I have a ”Hershey’s Kiss” silicone pull-apart cupcake mold, so I am making a golden butter cake with chocolate frosting and red sprinkles and lettering for dessert.

Remember, the small things mean as much as spending a lot of money to show how much you love that special person in your life.

Baked Potato Wedges

BakedPotatoWedges14 medium-sized red potatoes, cut into wedges**
1 tbsp. Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle Blend

2 tsp. Garlic salt
1 tsp. Ground black pepper
1 tbsp. Olive oil

 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine Mrs. Dash, garlic salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.

Place potato wedges in a large bowl and toss in the olive oil. Then pour seasoning in the bowl with potatoes and toss until evening coated.

Roast on a baking sheet about 30 minutes, turning at 15 minutes to evenly brown potatoes.

**If you don’t have red potatoes, you can use russet potatoes – just par boil them for 15 minutes or so before baking so they are cooked through.

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