Rosemary is one of our favorite garden herbs. It is easy to grow and easy to harvest. To harvest, simply take in cuttings, rinse to clean and hang in bundles to air dry. We hang ours from our pot rack in our kitchen. Then after several weeks, when it feels good and dry, the rosemary easily rubs off onto a sheet pan. Rosemary is best stored in airtight containers; we use large, wide mouth jars.
To make Rosemary Roasted Potato 'Fries' you really don't need to follow a specific recipe, but if you would like one, mine is soon to be published on Dave's Garden. In general, all you need to do is wash, dry and thickly slice your favorite baking potatoes (skin on), lengthwise. Then season and bake until golden brown.
These delicious Oven Roasted Rosemary Potato 'Fries' call for Parmesan cheese, rather than any added salt. The cheese adds a bit of calcium and great flavor, with a fraction of the sodium found in heavily salted French Fries (as long as you don't overdo it, of course). And because of oven roasting -- rather than deep frying, like typical Fries -- they are much lower in fat.
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C)
- Sprinkle sliced potatoes with a little olive or vegetable oil and a generous serving of dried rosemary
- Add some grated cheese (Parmigiano-Reggiano, Grana Padano, Pecorino or Soy cheese if vegan), fresh ground black pepper, a generous amount of garlic powder*, and a pinch of ground or fresh sliced cayenne pepper (No added salt)
- Toss all together to evenly coat
- Spread the potatoes out on a baking pan
- Bake in preheated oven (occasionally turning) until well browned
'Osmarini, Rosmarinus officinalis'.
This recipe is an entry in the O food contest, hosted by Sara of Ms Adventures in Italy and Michelle of Bleeding Espresso. The contest is open annually to food Bloggers to help spread awareness of Ovarian Cancer.
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the United States and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women; a woman’s lifetime risk of ovarian cancer is 1 in 67.
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
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