Category Archives: Potato

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Mint Gremolata

Grilled potatoes can be tricky; they often take longer to prepare than other grilled items. Overdone, the potatoes are a dry, flaky mess stuck to the grates or lumps of black scorch. Underdone, the potatoes are toothsome to a fault. … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are great, but the usual preparation requires the better part of an hour in the oven. That’s OK if you don’t have any other dishes requiring other temperature settings in competition for time in the oven. Reheating is … Continue reading

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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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