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Purple Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” with Pesto

Purple Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” with Pesto

| May 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

I’m a huge fan of any recipe that uses the entire fruit or vegetable. Especially when it’s this pretty! You know, regular cauliflower just doesn’t photograph as well. The purple pops! It’s also quite tasty and the perfect alternative if you love mashed potatoes but want to eat more vegetables.

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Spicy Mash

Spicy Mash

| August 10, 2010 | 4 Comments

The fragrance and potency of Indian spices transforms this very simple dish of smashed potatoes. Raw onion and cilantro also adds layers of savory, fresh, flavor.

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Nora Ephron and Mashed Potatoes

Nora Ephron and Mashed Potatoes

| November 21, 2009 | 3 Comments

So, I’m reading Nora Ephron’s 1983 novel Heartburn — I think I’m the last person in America to realize that Ephron was a foodie long before Julie & Julia, Ephron was a foodie — and the book is filled with love and longing and heartbreak and food. Lots of food.

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Stuffing, Gravy and Mashed Potatoes: Oh My!

Stuffing, Gravy and Mashed Potatoes: Oh My!

| November 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

As far as I’m concerned, side dishes are what make a Thanksgiving dinner great. Sure, I like turkey, but I truly love stuffing, gravy and mashed potatoes. For me, carbs topped with gravy make this holiday meal delicious. The problem is that most of us don’t make these three dishes very often, so preparing them once a year — for a table full of family and friends no less — can seem intimidating and make you feel a bit like Dorothy walking into the dark unknown forest with the Tin Man and the Scarecrow.

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Leftover Mash = Potato Bread

Leftover Mash = Potato Bread

| February 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

After our wild night of haggis, neeps, and tatties, we had a least half a stockpot full of my husbands’ famous, delicious, light and fluffy mashed potatoes. The only reason they hadn’t been demolished during our Burns Night feast is because we stowed them away on top of the fridge and promptly forgot about them […]

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