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Sweet Potatoes with Gorgonzola Cream and Toasted Walnuts

Sweet Potatoes with Gorgonzola Cream and Toasted Walnuts
I know that there are large factions of people in America who think a sweet potato isn’t worth eating if it doesn’t have marshmallows on top. I’ve tried to see that point of view. I like marshmallows. I have nothing against sweet things. Last year I even bought those canned sweet potatoes in syrup and ...

Essential Potato Salad

Essential Potato Salad

Sep

1

2011

Labor Day weekend is bittersweet, like the end of an affair. Three days of sunshine, of flip-flops, of beaches and barbecue. But Tuesday lurks around the corner, like a raincloud with the smell of ozone to the air. There’s almost a sense of desperation — just one more cookout! — before fall settles in, with ...
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Make Ahead · Party Food · Potatoes · Quick · Recipes · Salads · Seasonal · Summer · Vegetables and Sides

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Spicy Sweet Potato Gratin — a different sort of Sweet Potato

Spicy Sweet Potato Gratin -- a different sort of Sweet Potato

Nov

9

2010

Despite having a decent reputation for cooking, a killer turkey recipe and not one but TWO autumnal table runners, I haven’t hosted Thanksgiving since 2004, and I’m thrilled about that. One of the reasons we moved to Los Angeles back in the day was to give our (then unconceived) children the experience of growing up ...
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Autumn · Holiday · Make Ahead · Party Food · Potatoes · Recipes · Seasonal · Vegetables and Sides

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A Successful Experiment — Mashed Potatoes with Broccoli

A Successful Experiment -- Mashed Potatoes with Broccoli

Feb

5

2010

Well Harrumph. Today is World Nutella Day and I was fully planning to participate. I had at least two projects in mind and I even attempted them, but someone stole my cooking mojo and both my experiments were abject failures. If you’d like some Nutella goodness I offer up these Nutella Nanaimo Bars from last ...
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Potatoes · Recipes · Vegetables and Sides

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