Archive | December 2010

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Stuffed and Twice-Baked Potatoes: A weekly timesaver

I love baked potatoes.  Sadly, they are not something you can prepare quickly.  I came up with this weekly routine that is not only delicious, but a huge timesaver during the week.  Usually on a Sunday I will roast the potatoes, stuff them, and wrap for use during the week for lunches or a quick […]

Potato Galette, La Madeline style

Any time I go to La Madeline, I have to get the potato galette.  Crispy on the outside, creamy-soft on the inside, potato perfection.  While messing around with a hash brown creation, I happened to add a certain blend of herbs and shape into patties, and stumbled upon something that tasted exactly like the potato […]

Turkey Trials and Tribulations

First Turkey You would think at my age, and being once married, I would have cooked a traditional turkey before. Alas, I am still learning a lot about cooking, and it was time this obstacle got crushed. I read the advice, watched the television shows, read cookbooks, and searched online. I kept hearing about “brine”. […]