Tag: Potatoes

How To Tuesdays, Sides

How to Make Homestyle Mashed Potatoes

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  For something so simple and, on its own, kind of plain, potatoes are quite magical. Especially when boiled and whipped together to make these homestyle mashed potatoes. I’ve even made mashed potatoes from homegrown plants before. It was especially entertaining to make mashed potatoes with the blue potatoes we […]


Parmesan Rosemary Potato Soup Recipe


  About a month and a half ago, we had a very disappointingly meager harvest from our potato plants. After cleaning them up, I stored the potatoes we dug up in our pantry to wait on a recipe that felt right. And partly to hide them out of gardening shame. […]

Appetizers, Sides

Fried Potato and Onion Strings


  This recipe for fried potato and onion strings comes from a restaurant at Universal Studios Orlando. My wife and I love the Universal theme parks in Orlando. Their theme-ing is on point. The rides are intense. Harry Potter world. What is not to love? Though we’ve never lived in […]

Gravy and pot roast served on a platter

Crockpot Pot Roast Recipe for Weeknights


  Is it legal to call this a pot roast if it is cooked in the slow cooker? Should it have a different name since it isn’t in a pot? Is a Crockpot a pot? Pot is in the name, after all. Whatever its called, this Crockpot pot roast recipe […]

Baked Goods, Entrees

From Scratch Chicken Pot Pie

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  For me, a good chicken pot pie is the quintessential comfort food. A perfectly golden-brown crust blankets a medley of vegetables, chicken, and sauce to bind it all together. Mmmm mmmm mmmm. It’s an impeccable balance between the flaky crust and velvety guts. My family has always referred to […]