Tag Archives: Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin with Onions and Cabbage

I’ve been wanting to make this for a while – the last time I tried I ended up nearly slicing off a finger tip using the mandoline without the finger guard, and forgot about making the recipe as I’d planned. … Continue reading

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The Lowly Spud: Mashed Potatoes

Does anyone really need a recipe for mashed potatoes? Perhaps not, but I thought I’d put in a plug for my favorite home-cooked mashed potato recipe.  (I remember my early cooking days when I simply bought a box of Potato … Continue reading

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Cedar-Wrapped Grilled Fish, with Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

  I just discovered these cedar wraps at my local Whole Wallet, and they sounded like a good idea.  You get eight per pack, and a long length of twine.  They work like cedar planks on your grilled fish, but … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Boneless Pork Picnic Roast

After reading Eating on the Wild Side:  a Radical New Way to Select and Prepare Foods to Reclaim the Nutrients and Flavors We’ve Lost,  by Jo Robinson, I decided that farmers’ market-purchased Peruvian Purple Passion potatoes aren’t your simple Starch … Continue reading

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Of Eggs and Eating and More (Digressions into Salt and Potatoes)

I’ve been reading, or re-reading The Best Food Writing 2008 and 2009, edited by Holly Hughes, selectively going through the essays. Many of them are very well written, and the writings cover the range of high and low brow tastes. … Continue reading

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