For most of the world, potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables known. My smart potato-forward recipes elevate the humble spud in scrumptious dishes your whole family will enjoy! Whether they are fried, baked, stewed or mashed, potatoes are a beloved comfort food for creative cooks & families.
Are you tired of making the same potato side dishes? Why not try my unique spin on apple & potato gratin! It features nutty caramelized onions and slices of tender potatoes & tart apples. They are layered in a savory sauce that is perfectly seasoned.
Here is a tasty spin on traditional warm potato salad. My quick & easy version features sweet potatoes with tart apples, cranberries, and crunchy pecans. The zesty vinaigrette boosts the flavor with citrus, mustard and a touch of pure maple syrup.
Baking fries gives them the golden crunch that you crave without the added fat of deep-frying. Try these Greek-inspired ones that are seasoned with aromatic herbs, tomatoes and tangy feta cheese. They bake up crispy and brown and are perfect with a side of tzatziki sauce.
Homemade gnocchi are so quick and easy to make, you may never buy bland store bought ones again! Try these tender Italian-style dumplings seasoned with sauteed onions and a savory pesto sauce. Gnocchi freezes well for when you want a delicious dinner in a snap.
For generations, families have enjoyed savory pancakes made from potatoes. There is something about the crispy creations that make you feel instantly at home. For this easy version, shred the potatoes and onions in your food processor, mix with the other ingredients, and fry them to golden perfection.
Some of your favorite comfort foods, like yummy shepherd’s pie, can easily be converted into a tasty vegetarian option. My version includes mushrooms, onions, carrots & peas in a flavorful gravy, topped with creamy mashed potatoes. You won’t miss the meat!
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My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.