Category Archives: Potato

Dill Pickle Potato Salad with Bacon

You just can’t go wrong with potato salad (unless you leave it out in the summer sun for too long!). Because of that combined necessity and uncertainty, we almost always bring our own and have tried many versions. This one … Continue reading

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Turmeric Mashed Potatoes

There are few dishes that can bring such a row to the kitchen as mashed potatoes. Essentially there are the purists who want absolutely no other taste in their mashed potatoes but potato. They will also make a scene if … Continue reading

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Potatoes with Green Tahini Sauce

Tahini has been added to our list of cooking essentials. Tahini is a thick paste made from crushed sesame seeds, a sesame version of peanut butter. Tahini plus pureed chickpeas is the basis for hummus, and many people use the … Continue reading

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Smashed New Potatoes with Peas, Lemon, and Pearl Onions

If you’re looking for a substitute for the traditional mashed potatoes at the holidays, this is worth a look. We always run the risk of offending the holiday purists, but we think those traditions can just get boring! Seriously, know … Continue reading

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Chipotle Potato Salad

This one, we did not see coming. We were actually apprehensive that serving another dish with potatoes (see Low Country Shrimp Boil) would be a mistake. We envisioned having a large amount of potato salad leftovers, and we are always … Continue reading

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Crash Hot Potatoes

This recipe comes from the March 2013 issue of Prevention magazine. Any recipe calling for a potato masher is a must try!┬áThe results are great, and we look forward to trying more variations as the grilling season arrives. For now, … Continue reading

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Garlic and Celery Root Mashed Spuds

We had a few additions to our Thanksgiving menu this year, so we wanted to put them in the blog right away. The most important is the mashed potato recipe included here. The impetus for this recipe was the need … Continue reading

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