Category Archives: potatoes

Champ, or how to Irish up your Mashed Potatoes

Are you looking for something to jazz up your corned beef and cabbage Saint Patrick’s Day dinner or perhaps a way to liven up boring old mashed potatoes? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Let me tell you … Continue reading

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie, or What to do With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

  After a couple of days of straight up Thanksgiving leftovers I was ready to see something different on my plate and clear out my fridge at the same time.  I was first going to make Turkey Pot Pie, but … Continue reading

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Potato and Ham Casserole – Five Ingredients and It’s Done!

I’ve been struggling lately with the whole cooking business. Maybe it’s the nightly power struggles to get my little girl to eat; maybe it’s the shorter days and dreary weather, complete with a recent October Nor’Easter that knocked out power … Continue reading

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Fish Soup in Half an Hour

Today at 11:30 am Little Missy declared that she was hungry and wanted “soup soup with goldfish.”  As a result of her recent ear infection related outright refusal to eat anything I have offered her, I figured I’d better get … Continue reading

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Quick Curried Vegetable Stew (when there’s nothing to eat in the house)

Quick and stew? Surely not, you say. A stew by definition takes the better part of a day. Well, this stew has no meat and the vegs are cut really small, so it takes about 20 minutes, half an hour … Continue reading

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