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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

Impromptu Entertaining: Savory Mashed Potato Bake

Mashed potatoes are always a crowd-pleaser.  But sometimes it is fun to give the dish a little “boost”.  The savory and salty notes added to this dish are sure to … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 17 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

Holiday Entertaining: Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes — Super Sized

Mashed Potatoes are always a staple at Thanksgiving.  But the trick is taking your normal recipe that you use to serve a handful of people — and turning it into … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 6 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