Category Archives: Potatoes

Game Day ‘Tato Skins

I’ll admit that my days of watching football or basketball are far, far behind me. And honestly when I’m in the throes of a tennis match the only thing in my hand is a cocktail. But since everyone around me is a soccer (or football) fanatic, sometimes it’s important to have a few game day recipes to tide the hungry mouths over. Just between you and me, these recipes are more to keep the screaming at the television to a minimum.

Since it’s a poorly kept secret just how much I love potatoes I usually take any opportunity I can to whip them up in any form. For the recent German on German soccer match I decided to go with good old-fashioned potato skins. Continue reading Game Day ‘Tato Skins

Buttery Whipped Rosemary Potatoes

If I were marooned on an island with Brad Pitt, okay the Brad Pitt part isn’t necessary but it’s my island fantasy and why not have my childhood (fine! adult crush too) crush there with me?

Anyway…alone on an island with Brad Pitt. The only thing I’d need other than his masculine goodness is…potatoes. It doesn’t really matter the form: hashbrowns, home fries, mashed, chips (with malt vinegar), wedges (with ketchup), baked or twice baked. I love them and I could eat them every day if they weren’t so starchy.

potato recipes

So it was that time again, for me to get my potato fix and I decided to go with some delicious whipped potatoes. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE mashed potatoes but there’s something about adding butter and lactose free milk to potatoes and whipping them up with a mixer. They get so fluffy and creamy that when I’m done I feel like my father-in-law who’s compliment after a good meal is “there’s not enough!”  Continue reading Buttery Whipped Rosemary Potatoes