AFTER POTATOES

AFTER POTATOES  Close your eyes and tell me what you see when I say comfort food. Did you see potatoes? Chances are they were mashed with a pool of butter or gravy on top. Or perhaps the spuds in your mind’s eye were deep-fried, crispy and brown, and cozied up to a little paper cup of ketchup. The USDA reported…

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HOME FRIES AND FAUX POTATOES

HOME FRIES, (c) 2012, JUDY BARNES BAKER HOME FRIES This can be a lifesaver for a meat and potatoes man (or woman).  Recipe from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance. 4 slices bacon (3¼ ounce or 93 grams) 2½ cups (15½ ounces) Rutabaga Faux Potatoes (See following recipe.) ½ cup (2½ ounces) peeled and chopped onion Salt…

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CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

I don’t usually think about corned beef and cabbage until I see the seasonal specials in the stores in mid-March. It makes an easy, tasty, one-pot meal; I don’t know why I don’t make it more often. Try my walnut trick to keep the cooking odors from permeating the house and to make the rutabagas taste more like potatoes. (Technically,…

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