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Brian’s Party Potato Salad

Ah, dinner party, uh? You’re having people over. Hot, no HOT, summer nights. What’s better than a crisp, cool potato salad? And so easy to make for 10 or 12 or 20 people. Just scale it up. Well, actually, there are a couple of stops here. There is someone who does not like hardboiled eggs.…

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Grilled Corn and Poblano Potato Salad

I love potato salad. The eggs, the pickles, a little celery, the parsley on top, … And what if you took all of that away? All of those classical components? Now what? From Fresh Mexico comes this potato salad adding the sweetness of corn and the fire of roasted poblano chiles. Suzen’s verdict? “This is…

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Chile Potato Tart: Rich Tomato and Potato Flavors

Yes, that’s an empty tart shell, waiting to serve you. What you need is a delicious way to fill it to the brim. Here’s an elegant way to serve potatoes and tomatoes in a tart with with a crust that adds the flavor overtones of Parmesan and chili. “Tart” is, for me, a special word.…

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Potato Galettes Using Leftover Mashed Potatoes

The day after Thanksgiving, your refrigerator may seem to have more things than the day before Thanksgiving. Hopefully, you’ll have big bowl of leftover mashed potatoes. Here’s a wonderful way to use up those “leftovers” creating a treat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In French cooking, a galette is a general term denoting a flat,…

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