Potatoes

An Irish Girl and Mashed Potato Salad with Scallions and Herbs

An Irish Girl and Mashed Potato Salad with Scallions and Herbs

Everyone loves potato salad. Right? Add a dash of Irish heritage and you move right past love to a near obsession. That would be me. True. I haven’t taken the Ancestry.com DNA test.  (I’m waiting for that proverbial Irish bargain sale.) Nevertheless, I’m pretty sure […]

Potato Salad with Goat Cheese

“Found a little patched-up inn in the village of Bulson. Proprietor had nothing but potatoes; but what a feast he laid before me. Served them in five different courses-potato soup, potato fricassee, potatoes creamed, potato salad and finished with potato pie. It may be because […]

Mushroom Potato Crema with Roasted Poblanos

  Today is my friend Norma’s birthday. You go, Norma! Norma is a talented gourd artist whose gourd dolls and masks have consistently won ribbons at the Orange County Fair. Her jewelry is exquisite, too. She is one creative lady! Norma also is an excellent cook. […]

Cauliflower and Potato Curry (Aloo Gobi)

I know. Indian food two posts in a row. In my defense, I have that great Indian corn dish that I just posted a day or so ago. I needed another dish to complement it for a proper Indian meal. I’ve always particularly enjoyed the […]

Cheddar, Corn and Potato Chowder

It is fall in Southern California. Finally. Every fall, when the air picks up the decided chill that signals our meagre change of seasons, my thoughts turn to the comfort of a bowl of hot soup. For me, few soups rival the sheer delight of potato […]