Tag Archives: potatoes

White Beans and Savoy Cabbage

17 October

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, or unsalted butter 4 ounces potatoes, scrubbed and cut into tiny cubes Sea salt 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 2 cups cooked and cooled white beans, or one 15-ounce can of beans, rinsed and drained 3 cups finely shredded Savoy cabbage A bit of freshly grated Parmesan Directions: 1. Pour […]

Celery Root Chowder

26 September

Ingredients: ½ cup wild rice 1 celery root (celeriac) 2 large leeks, white part only, washed and chopped 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 celery rib, diced 1 cup thinly sliced potato ¼ cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish 1 bay leaf 1 large sprig of thyme Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 cups […]

Apple & Root Vegetable Hash

19 September

Ingredients: Sea salt and freshly ground pepper ¾ pound celeriac (celery root), peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¾ pound yellow or red potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¾ pound sweet potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces (about 2 cups) ¼ cup olive oil, divided 1 onion, diced 2 firm, […]

Chilled Lettuce Soup

05 September

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ tablespoon safflower oil 1 cup sliced leek, white part only (save the rest for stock) 1 medium shallot, minced 4 cups vegetable broth 10 ounces romaine lettuce leaves, finely chopped 3 medium potatoes, diced (about 2½ cups) Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill 3 tablespoons […]

Mashed Potatoes and Dandelion Greens

29 August

A peasant-style dish with coarsely mashed potatoes and dandelion greens. Using olive oil in the potatoes is a nice change from butter! Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, washed and scrubbed 4 cups coarsely chopped dandelion greens ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup chopped fresh basil or parsley 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper […]

Golden Cheese, Leek, and Potato Cakes

22 August

Ingredients: 2 pounds plus 4 ounces potatoes 4 tablespoons milk or alternative ¼ cup unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 leeks, cleaned and chopped finely 1 onion, chopped finely 1½ cups grated sharp cheddar or cheese of your choice 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons water 1½ cups breadcrumbs of choice […]

Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

25 July

Ingredients: 1 pound small red potatoes ½ pound carrots, cut into 2-inch chunks Milk, cream, or cooking water Butter Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley or dill Directions: 1. Steam the potatoes in their jackets until very tender, about 20 minutes. Remove them then steam the carrots until tender, about 15 […]

Leek Casserole

25 July

Ingredients: 6 leeks, thoroughly washed 2 cups celery, cut into small chunks 2 cups carrot, cut into small chunks 2 cups potato, cut into small chunks 6 cups stock of choice 2 cups of chopped tomatoes with the juice Freshly ground black pepper Sea salt to taste Large handful freshly chopped parsley Directions: 1. Preheat […]

Potato and Pea Salad

11 July

Ingredients: Pesto Vinaigrette: ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup firmly packed, coarsely chopped, fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ¾ cup olive oil Salad: 10 medium potatoes (red or yellow), scrubbed well 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/8-inch […]

Very Much Marinated Potatoes

04 July

Ingredients: 6 medium potatoes 2/3 cup olive oil ¾ red wine vinegar A generous dosage of freshly ground black pepper 1½ teaspoons sea salt 3 scallions, white and greens, finely diced 1 small red or orange sweet pepper, sliced thinly ¼ cup finely minced parsley chunks of ripe, red tomato Directions: 1. Scrub the potatoes. […]