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Homemade Corned Beef Hash (And Eating on St. Patrick’s Day)

Homemade Corned Beef Hash (And Eating on St. Patrick’s Day)

| March 9, 2011 | 3 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day is next week, so it’s almost time to break out the Harp beer and slice the corned beef. Not kidding. When Foodily asked me what we’ll be eating on St. Patrick’s Day, I giggled. As much as I am a firm believer in authentic foods, I am also a full-fledged, card-carrying, head-over-heels […]

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Easy Homemade Pierogies

Easy Homemade Pierogies

| February 25, 2011 | 6 Comments

Like most people, I learned to love pierogies thanks to the frozen section of the grocery store. They were easy to heat up and eat fast, which made them all the more desirable. I never even thought of how the potato and cheese filled pasta was made, until I was working at the newspaper years […]

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Super Easy Potato Leek Soup

Super Easy Potato Leek Soup

| December 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

  Whenever anyone asks what my favorite recipe is, my recipe Potato Leek Soup is one of the first to come to mind. It’s ridiculously easy — just a few ingredients — and it can be made pretty swiftly with minimal hands-on work. And while simple, this unassuming soup is flavorful and warm — perfect […]

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German Potato Salad Recipe

German Potato Salad Recipe

| June 1, 2010 | 1 Comment

Is it really Tuesday? You’d think that working from home, I wouldn’t be phased by the short workweek — but I am. It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly half-way through the week already. It’s got me a little off-kilter today. In any case, we had an awesome past few days. This holiday weekend was […]

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Chipotle Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

Chipotle Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

These sweet and spicy sweet potato fries are perfect with burgers. After I photographed these fries tonight, I left the plate on the table while I finished getting dinner ready. I heard the scrape and squeak of a kitchen chair slowly moving across the floor, but didn’t look. Next thing I know, my husband is […]

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Fabulous Asiago Pepper Steak Fries

Fabulous Asiago Pepper Steak Fries

| April 26, 2009 | 6 Comments

Growing up, we ate a lot of baked potatoes. A lot. I would load mine up with butter and salt, at first. But that got boring. Then I turned to mixing in salsa and occasionally adding cheese. That’s tasty, but I like it to be a tasty treat — not an all the time thing. […]

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Recipe: Easy Bacon Cheddar Potatoes

Recipe: Easy Bacon Cheddar Potatoes

| July 11, 2008 | 6 Comments

“Mommy, I wannnnt an app-pull.” “No, Will, this is a potato, not an apple, silly!” “Mommy, I want a potato.” The little hand is outstretched, reaching for the just washed, raw potato . . . “You will have some, Will, but it needs to be cooked first. Raw potatoes are yuck.” We have conversations like […]

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Tasty Two Cheese Fingerlings

Tasty Two Cheese Fingerlings

| March 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

We love us some potatoes in this house. Whether its some quickly whipped up mashed potatoes, which can be a quick and versatile starch to accompany meals, or baked fries and roasted potatoes, it’s tasty stuff. In terms of types of potatoes, we are pretty open. A sampler of types of potatoes: Red potatoes are […]

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Cheddar Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

Cheddar Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

| February 7, 2008 | 3 Comments

I was never a fan of baked potatoes. But last year, I suddenly developed a taste for them. Perhaps it was just that until last year I had never had a baked potato with toppings or fillings. Growing up, it was always bake, squeeze, pop on plate. Sometimes there would be a pat of butter […]

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Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

| January 22, 2008 | 150 Comments

These Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries are always a hit with dinner. My husband doesn’t like sweet potatoes. He won’t eat them. He turns his nose up when I mention them. It’s one of many veggies that he just doesn’t like. So the other night, I whipped up a batch of Super Easy Low-Fat Oven […]

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