Sweet and Spicy Mashed Squash

Serves 4 – 6, as side dish 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch chunks 1 large russet potato, peeled, and cut into 1-inch chunks 2 tablespoons butter 4 sage leaves minced 1 jalapeno or Serrano chili, seeded and minced (optional) ½ cup half-and-half 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons brown sugar [...]

By | 2013-01-15T15:13:51+00:00 January 15th, 2013|Recipes|0 Comments

Carrot-Potato Pancakes

Makes 15 1 carrot, coarsely grated 1 large russet potato, grated coarsely 1 tablespoon flour of choice 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon dried thyme ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper oil DIRECTIONS: 1. In a large bowl, combine the carrot, potato, flour, egg, thyme, salt, and pepper. 2. Lightly [...]

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Layered Potato and Apple Bake

Serves 6 2 large potatoes, sliced thinly 3 apples, cored, halved and sliced thinly 1 onion, sliced very thinly ½ cup finely grated cheddar cheese 1 cup whipping cream ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg Note: To prevent potatoes and apples from browning before assembling the dish, put them in a bowl of cold water with [...]

By | 2012-12-05T14:39:07+00:00 December 5th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Debbie’s Simple Potato, Green Bean and Lentil Salad

This is more or less a mash-up of a potato salad and a bean salad. Since I had both (potatoes and beans) I thought hm, I don't see why I couldn't make just one salad instead of two. The process is ultimately simple: you cook the potatoes, cook the green beans, combine with other ingredients, [...]

By | 2012-10-09T12:22:05+00:00 October 1st, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Garlic and Herb Potato Stacks

Makes 12 potato stacks 1 3/4 pounds potatoes 3/4 c. finely shredded dry cheese of choice (parmesan, Asiago, dry Jack...), divided 1/4 c. butter, melted 2 Tbs. chopped fresh herbs (such as basil or cilantro) 1 Tbs. spicy brown mustard 1/2 tsp sea salt 3/4 tsp. pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 1. Preheat oven to [...]

By | 2012-09-15T23:04:20+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments