(APPETIZER idea) Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce: 1 pound small or medium red potatoes; 2 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided; 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary; 1 tablespoon olive oil; Freshly ground pepper; 12 ounces to 1 pound thick-cut bacon; 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream; 1-3 teaspoons hot sauce; Salt and pepper. Preheat the oven to 400°F, etc.
Slice potato almost but not all the way through. Tuck butter between slices. Bake until tender. Dribble with sour cream. Shower with grated cheese. Bake again until melted and gooey. Lavish with more sour cream and chopped scallion or chili or whatever you please.