Potato-Cheese Pie

My family loves mashed potatoes, but because I don’t like cooking (or eating) the same thing over and over, I try to vary the flavors or presentation while still offering my family the comfort food they love. These dressed-up mashed potatoes are perfect as a side dish for company or as a meal on their…

Roasted Tricolored Potatoes with Garlic & Herbs

My husband bought a 5-pound bag of tricolored potatoes with hopes that I would roast them as a complement to a steak dinner tonight. Not only are they beautiful, but these potatoes taste great too. The key to a crunchy outside and tender inside is to parboil them before baking. Roasted Tricolored Potatoes with Garlic…

Homemade Oven Fries

McDonald’s has it right: There’s no better accompaniment to hamburgers than French fries. But if you’re trying to avoid fried foods like we are, you have to say no to all that grease. Here’s a compromise: Oven-fried French fries. They’re just as tasty but a bit healthier too. Homemade Oven Fries 6 russet potatoes, washed…

Wicked Good Mashed Potatoes

Of the thousands of dishes I’ve prepared, this one is my most requested. It’s my go-to for potluck dinners, team meals, and any large gathering – and folks always ask for the recipe. These mashed potatoes are addictive. I hardly ever have leftovers. They’re rich and creamy – with a little kick from roasted Hatch…