Tag: Potatoes

Crispy Grilled Red Potatoes with Onions and Rosemary

Crispy potatoes, grilled onions, fresh herbs.  The three come together to make a pretty amazing side dish.  But how do you get the potatoes crispy on the outside and not overcook the inside?  The secret is slightly cooking them first in the microwave Whenever I’m cooking a dish on the […]

Hasselback Potatoes in a Cast Iron Pan

Hasselback Potatoes in a Cast Iron Pan

Hasselback Potatoes are a great way to use a large quantity of potatoes and feed a large crowd.  It’s also a visually stunning dish that will look great, served in the cast iron pan, directly to the table if you’re serving up family style. In this case of when I […]

Tortilla Española

We can’t go to a Tapas restaurant without ordering at least one Tortilla Española.  And it turns out that there isn’t a lot to it.  Just 3 ingredients: eggs, potatoes and onions.  Though somehow I’ve never really been able to make it as good as they do in a restaurant….until […]

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Ginger and Orange

Some time ago, we swapped out sweet potatoes for white potatoes when it comes to all things mashed.  You don’t need me to tell you about all of the nutritional reasons for this switch, but I would like to share some ideas based on our favorite way to make mashed […]

Twice Baked Potato

Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheddar

The Twice Baked Potato, much like creamed spinach, is a steakhouse classic.  And for potato lovers, it’s no wonder as it combines creamy mashed potatoes with crispy potato skins.  Toss on some cheddar cheese, bacon and chives, and this is a solid side dish to a big meaty steak. Twice […]

Spinach, Potato & Chickpea Curry

Spinach, Potato and Chickpea Curry Everyone loves a great curry, but not everyone loves spending all day in the kitchen toasting spices and prepping vegetables.  Somewhere between delivery from your favorite curry house and making your own Garam Masala (which everyone should do once), there must be a shortcut.  Let’s […]

Oven Roasted Purple Potatoes on a Plate

Oven Roasted Purple Potatoes

In American cuisine, is there any better side dish than a crispy, crunchy potato? But what if the potatoes are purple? And they’re oven roasted purple potatoes? For many, the crispy potato, from french fries to hash browns, is a staple along side a meat and a vegetable.  Since oil-laden […]