Tag Archives : Potatoes


A Breakdown of Cooking Oils and a Roasted Summer Veggie Shepherds Pie with Corn, Tomato, Onions and Quinoa 1

You’ll be tempted, but resist the urge to add any oil or butter with this recipe if you use all fresh ingredients. Just try it and see what happens.  Let your seasonal veggies shine through and enjoy the real flavors that each adds.  Every layer is perfectly delicious in itself – roasted tomatoes become sweet and tangy, potatoes become […]


Wine Down Wednesday Returns with Potato Kale Cakes

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines selected by my friend Gregg at Broadbent Selections. Vegan Version of Bon Appetit’s Potato Kale Cakes To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. In this dish […]


Roasted Parsnip, Carrot, Potato and Onion Gratin

One more reminder….only a few days left to enter the giveaway.  There is still time to win! Gorgeous Parsnips from KYV Farm Parsnips are a root vegetable related, not shockingly, to the carrot.  They are a bit sweeter and are great for soups or casseroles such as this gratin.  I’ll admit that we have been roasting potatoes almost […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Roasted Moroccan Carrots and Tofu

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines from Broadbent Selections. For an ideal pairing we look at wines that compliment the flavors of the Roasted Moroccan Carrot dish; cinnamon, coriander and cumin. The wines chosen to pair are Weinert Carrascal (2007), Argentina and Spy Valley Sauvignon […]


Florida Winter Potato Salad

Growing up in the Northeast was tough.  Especially since my dad kept the heat just high enough to keep the pipes from freezing. At night I slept with five blankets-when I first got in bed it was like diving into an 30 degree mountain stream. Finally by morning the bed was warm from body heat, but I couldn’t feel my feet due to lack […]