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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes dinner

The other day I made a simple dinner with ham, vegetables and mashed potatoes. I thought I would share our family recipe with you because I think it’s different from what most people make.

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Potato Gratin

Potato Gratin

I was fairly busy the last days, not with cooking and baking but with other stuff. I barely had time to actually sit down and take care of pictures and posts. Sorry about that. However, I do have a couple of things lined up for you. Lets get started on a fairly simple supper or lunch dish: Potato Gratin.

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Potato Soup – A Family Recipe

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January is kind of slow when it comes to baking. Christmas is just behind us and there a still some lingering cookies here and there. So, a bit more focus on the cooking side might be not too bad an idea. That’s where this recipe comes in. It’s simple and quick and delicious and, well, you get the point.

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Book Review: “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes” and Basic Potato Gnocchi

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There is a stack of books on my kitchen counter that I wanted to review. Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali’s “Lidia’s Favorite Recipes – 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrées” was one of them. I quickly skipped through the book to find a recipe I could make and ended up with Basic Potato Gnocchi. Who doesn’t like gnocchi?

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Bacon Wrapped Pumpkin with Potatoes

 

So the other day I had my Baking and Cooking class again. I made a pumpkin soup and one pumpkin was left over. What to do with it? A bit of brain storming at the office and I had my solution. Let me tell you, the husband was excited and loved it.

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Cold Leek & Potato Soup – JC100 Week 5

It’s been a rather busy week with me, at work and at home. I barely had any time to make anything this week. However, I was able to make the Week 5 of JC100 recipe, Cold Leek & Potato Soup. The recipe is fairly easy and actually a base for many other French soups. It’s also nice during hotter days when you don’t feel like a big meal or anything hot.

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