Tag Archives: Potatoes

Winter Is Coming: Autumnal Prep for the Homestead Garden

While I already had a surprising and unpredicted temperature drop to 34 degrees Fahrenheit about a week prior, which did some crop damage, we’ were  predicted to have 31 degrees by morning on Saturday October 5th.  It turned out we … Continue reading

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Growing, Harvesting & Cooking Your Spuds (Potatoes)

(oh, with notes on the purslane, basil and delicata squash growing here as well.) Alas, I got my potatoes in the ground late this year – the raised beds weren’t ready until late June.  At any rate, yes this late … Continue reading

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St. Pat’s: Colcannon with Savoy Cabbage

Contains:  Dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian.   I’m not Irish, but ever so often I want to be inspired by holidays that relate to various world cuisines.  In the past, going Irish, I’ve made shepherd’s pie (WITH lamb, of course), and a … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras: Roasted Creole Pork Belly Casserole

Contains:  Soy or Coconut Aminos.  Nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo option, Whole 30 option, assuming you use the coconut aminos.   Pork belly strips are typically made into bacon, but when I got last summer’s half a pig share, I asked … Continue reading

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Steak Fries

At the last farmer’s market I went to in 2017, one booth was handing out free potatoes.  I’m not really a fan of russet potatoes, but I took a few anyway.  Hey:  free? The way I like russets best is … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day: Irish Shepherd’s Pie

For many people, shepherd’s pie is comfort food, something they grew up with, which reminds them of home cooking:  Mom’s weekly or possibly every other week’s dish.  Often it was served with ground beef (here in America, at any rate), … Continue reading

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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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