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Elegant and Affordable: Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks

Julia Child’s Potage Parmentier (Potato and Leek Soup) is one of my favorite recipes of hers.  This gratin takes the essence of the potage and makes it a side dish.  … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 14 Comments

Homemade Staples: Hash Browns from Scratch

Hash Browns are one of my favorite breakfast sides.  They also can be a great as a dinner side as well!  And fresh hash browns from scratch are not only … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 29 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Truffled Potato Skins

This is a great way to take a classic appetizer and add a healthy dash of elegance!  By switching out a couple ingredients, you can take the standard potato skins … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 21 Comments

Homemade Staples: Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Red potatoes make a great change in starch for your dinner from the more common Mashed Potatoes and Baked Potato (which are both still very delicious!).  With just a little … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 31 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Red Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Potatoes are some of the most versatile foods.  There is so much that you can do to them to bring about different flavors and nuances to your meal.  I found … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 7 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

As I’ve mentioned before, we are huge fans of Alton Brown’s ‘Good Eats’ show.  So when I needed to make potato salad for a family function, I turned to the … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

Homemade Staples: Baked Potato

The baked potato.  One of the greatest blank canvases found in the culinary world.  The topping options seem to be endless. But before you can top to your hearts content, … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 8 Comments

Kenley’s Creamy Potato Soup — Let the Inspiration In Challenge Week 4

When in doubt, make it up. I had some potatoes that I needed to use up and soup seemed like the perfect option.  (Despite being summer, we love eating soup … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Baked Potato Wedge Fries with Rosemary

Wedge fries are always a favorite in our house.  They are simple to make and go well with most main courses, as well as an appetizer or snack.  You can … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 11 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Herb and Garlic Potato Wedges with Anaheim Peppers

We had a lovely weekend attending a Lavender Festival in the Hill Country so need to catch up this morning with the last couple recipes from the Menu Planning blog … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 7 Comments