Twice Baked Potatoes with Caviar

Twice Baked Potatoes with Caviar

This year’s Valentine’s Day feast at Cooking by the Book featured duck breast: Seared Duck Breast Glazed with Roasted Garlic, Pomegranate Molasses, Ginger and Armagnac The richness of that duck demands that the side dishes rise above the norm. “Side...
Brian’s Southwestern Twice Baked Potatoes

Brian’s Southwestern Twice Baked Potatoes

I love baked potatoes and, over the decades, I must have consumed acres of them. I would never insult those nice folks in Idaho by saying a baked potato can be boring. But it can be improved upon. I’ve done twice baked before where you simple extract the potato...
Roasted Garlic and Bourbon Butter for Your Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic and Bourbon Butter for Your Mashed Potatoes

There are, of course, and infinite number of ways to make mashed potatoes. But, there are rules. Rule One: use a hand masher and NEVER use a stand mixer. There is, it turns out, a distinct difference between mashed potatoes and wallpaper paste. Rule Two: be creative....