Potato Sandwiches with Pepperoni and Basil for Cook the Books

This round’s selection is 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman. It was a very informative and very readable history of immigrant food from the 1850s to the 1930s. . . . → Read More: Potato Sandwiches with Pepperoni and Basil for Cook the Books

Alice Hoffman’s Potato Soup and a review of The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook

Today is Part II (sort of) of the Dec/Jan edition of Cook the Books. Yesterday I posted a recipe and review of Eat Joy. Today I’m posting a recipe and review for The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook. Both are extremely well done and edited by Natalie Garrett.

Deb (Kahakai Kitchen) had chosen Eat Joy for . . . → Read More: Alice Hoffman’s Potato Soup and a review of The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook

Potato Salad with Kombu

Here’s an interesting twist on potato salad, a staple for upcoming holiday picnics and BBQs. I am using it today to accompany a review of The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (And Their Muses) by Terri-Lynne DeFino for TLC Book Tour. . . . → Read More: Potato Salad with Kombu

Taste of Home Surprises

A review of the latest Taste of Home holiday cookbooks along with some of my featured recipes: Pina Colada Cake and Herb-Vinaigrette Potato Salad. . . . → Read More: Taste of Home Surprises

Multi-colored Potato Salad for the Fourth!

A potato salad fit for the Fourth! I used our own potatoes, onions, and parsley—garden fresh! (Alas, the green pepper came from the farmers market.) 🙁 . . . → Read More: Multi-colored Potato Salad for the Fourth!

The Weekend is Here…more cooking on the patio

Grilled asparagus, potatoes, onions, and pork loin. . . . → Read More: The Weekend is Here…more cooking on the patio

#21: Yukon Gold Baked Potato Soup

Another potato soup recipe . . . → Read More: #21: Yukon Gold Baked Potato Soup

Day 8: Back on track

Dilled Potato Soup Recipe . . . → Read More: Day 8: Back on track

Oktoberfest on the Patio

It was rainy and we didn’t want to put up with the inebriated! Recipes for homemade mustard, drunken onions, and Fried German Potato Salad. . . . → Read More: Oktoberfest on the Patio

Comfort food: potato soup

Getting ready for soup season. . . . → Read More: Comfort food: potato soup