Tag: Thanksgiving

Easy Scalloped Potatoes

For our final potato installment, I’ll leave you with scalloped potatoes. The most common version involves smothering sliced potatoes with a white cream sauce made up of a mix of flour and butter. While those are delicious, there’s always an easier alternative (and I’m not talking out-of-a-box).  This recipe makes […]

Twice-Baked Potatoes

Last year was my first Thanksgiving away from my mother’s table and in addition to my natural aversion to traditional Thanksgiving buffets, I was not at all ready to tackle the whole meal all on my own. Fortunately, I was not alone and my fellow quarter-lifers who were stranded in […]

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

It’s a real shame- I went nearly 20 years of my life thinking I hated mashed potatoes because of those awful imitation blobs they served in the high school cafeteria. Luckily, I’m prone to do odd and impulsive things and one Friday evening as a senior in college, preparing to surprise my […]

Roasted Potatoes

Deceptively divine, few side-dishes are as easy and painless as roasted potatoes. [Prep: 5min / Cook: 30-45min] Ingredients – spray oil/butter, olive oil or melted butter – spices of choice – works best with: red/new potatoes or small yellow/white potatoes Steps Preheat the oven to 350F/175C. Wash the potatoes with a […]

Perfect Potatoes

I must admit, I don’t get into Thanksgiving quite as much as I do Halloween. Not really at all, actually. Aside from the turkey and the cranberry sauce, what do you have? Stuffing, squash, corn, candied yams, pumpkin pie … starch, starch and more starch. No wonder you always feel […]