Tag Archives: Potatoes

Basil Mint Sauce

Basil Mint Sauce is great to have on hand and so versatile.  A taste of freshness.  I have used this combination as a marinade for roast Pork, Lamb or Chicken.  I have used it fresh as a dipping sauce for … Continue reading

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Everything Daikon, let me count the ways…

Never again will you be at a loss with what to do with Daikon Radish after you explore and wade through this compilation of ideas and delicious recipes to attempt.  Daikon means “Large Root” in Japanese.  Which pretty much sums … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Peppers

POTATOES AND SWEET BELL PEPPERS This is a fine example of the “less is more” approach to cooking vegetables – simple, good-quality ingredients cooked to perfection.  Use waxy potatoes that will hold their shape during cooking and the biggest bell … Continue reading

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Summer Picnic Salads from Scratch

“Roll out those lazy hazy crazy days of Summer”.  Hot days on the beach or in the park, chilling with family and friends on a blanket with the picnic basket filled to the brim with awesome summer treats.  Summer weekends … Continue reading

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Super Sweet Potato Curry with Wilted Spinach

Here is a nice recipe for a traditional curry with fresh baby spinach and cilantro wilted on top adding a delightful clean taste.  Chickpeas provide protein making it a complete meal for lunch or a quick evening dinner. Regular white … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Oven Fries

SPICY SWEET-POTATO OVEN FRIES The secret is in the details when it comes to making perfect sweet-potato oven fries.  The potatoes must be cut to a uniform thickness, or they will cook unevenly.  The pan must not be too crowded, … Continue reading

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Fabulous Leek Pesto

Pesto is a sauce originating in Northern Italy and traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil and pine nuts and blended with olive oil and Parmesan cheese. The name “Pesto” means to pound, to crush, in reference to the original method of preparing of the ingredients. In … Continue reading

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It’s Root Vegetable Season

Lately I have been uninspired and bored even with all the regular, normal ways I prepare my wonderful organic veggies for dinner. I am forever and constantly wracking my brain for ideas.  I just happened to pull open the door … Continue reading

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Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating – Review and Giveaway

Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating, published by Ryland Peters & Small.  Is a complete compilation of very tasty vegan dishes. Simply good food. Inspired by many different styles of cooking from all over the world and all without … Continue reading

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Dad’s Own Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Dad’s Own Cookbook, by Bob Sloan published by Workman Publishing, distributed by Thomas Allen & Son.  Is the cook book for every “man of the house”. About the Book Move over Mom, Dad is in the kitchen! With his very … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes

You’ve got company coming and not sure what to get ready? Why not make a big casserole of scalloped potatoes to go along with a roast of beef, a joint of ham or a succulent chicken and a simple salad? … Continue reading

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Kuljeet’s Spicy Potato Turnip Mix

Rummaging through my supply of veggies the other day, I came across an abundance of Rutabaga.  All winter we have been snacking on raw rutabaga, and mashing it to have with Christmas Dinner and Sunday Night Suppers.  Not knowing what … Continue reading

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Surprise Veggie Casserole

  “Mama, that casserole was Amazing!  What was in it?” Surprise!   Here’s a casserole that tastes awesome and cleverly uses and disguises rutabaga.  I love rutabaga, but I get somewhat bored by eating them raw all the time for snacks … Continue reading

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Potato Dinner Rolls

Potato Dinner Rolls at the Christmas Table.  Hot from the oven with fresh whipped butter on the side!  Can you imagine your left-over turkey and cranberry sandwich made with one of these? Classic American dinner rolls are sometimes neglected in … Continue reading

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Marbled Mashed Potato Casserole

This dish is perfect for company, potluck, or served with your favourite Sunday night Roast. 4 large potatoes 1 large sweet potato 1/4 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces and softened 2 scallions or 1 onion, … Continue reading

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Mashed-Potato Biscuits

    Served warm, these biscuits are fantastic with fresh butter and jam, or on the side with homemade stews or soups. 1 1/2 cups mashed potatoes (3/4 lb. Potatoes, peeled, boiled and mashed) 3 cups flour, plus more for … Continue reading

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Recipes From The Root Cellar: 270 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Winter Vegetables – Review & Giveaway

I am so happy and privileged to present here a brand new book for the fall of 2010, Recipes From The Root Cellar: 270 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Winter Vegetables, by Andrea Chesman About the Book Andrea Chesman writes, “I … Continue reading

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New Potatoes with Basil

New Potatoes with Basil 1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes 2 T butter 4 T finely chopped Fresh Basil 2 small onions or shallots 2 cloves of fresh or dried garlic, minced Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. … Continue reading

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