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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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Mashed Potato with Chorizo, Bacon, and Paprika

Brian is little religious about his mashed potatoes. You know: potato, butter and milk. To his credit he has begun to branch out, adding cream or blue cheese. And I’ve done some French style where there is more butter than potato. Oh, it’s good. Not healthy but good. Now we are ready for the frontiers…

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Really Simple Potato Salad

Here’s another Really Simple recipe for a summer staple: potato salad. I know, the easiest way to get potato salad on a hot day is to visit the store and have the deli guy fill a big plastic container with the store creation. It might be fresh. It might be from last Wednesday. And pretty…

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