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Potato, Bacon, Cheese, and Wine Casserole from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food has assembled just the grandest collection of comfort food ideas. This recipe, from the Haute-Savoie Region of the French Alps, is her proposal for wintery nights. I made this dish and I think wintry nights would be improved with these potatoes on the table. So are autumn and…

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Rosti from Neue Cuisine

                                            A cold morning. Hot potatoes. We Americans call them hash browns but these are rosti in Austria. And there is an Austrian flavor twist here: a sprinkle of nutmeg.. Making these potato cakes is…

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No Small Breakfast Potatoes

That top picture may remind you of something you’ve seen in the produce section of your grocery store: a bag of smallish potatoes with a rainbow of colors. What to do with them if you take them home? You cannot bake them and stuff with sour cream, butter, and chives. No, these small ones have…

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Coriander Chutney from Raja Foods and St. Patrick’s Day Potatoes

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and the issue at hand is how to have a green baked potato. The answer involves Ireland, India, and Illinois. When politicians refer to the Three I’s, they mean Ireland, Italy and Israel, but here our topic is food, not ethnic voting patterns. I was in Kalustyan’s on Lexington Avenue…

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