I love Julia Childs. She’s my cooking hero. She’s way too much fun to watch on TV. But when it comes to her potato and leek soup recipe, “simmer the vegetables for 40 to 50 minutes until vegetables are tender”, ain’t nobody got time for that. I like quick, home-after-a-long-day of work recipe instead. I […]
I have had a couple of Depression era friends who have shared not only their friendship and kindness but also a morsel of their knowledge. Their youth during the late 20’s and early 30’s taught them things I never even knew to consider or even existed. This picture shows a few kitchen tools from the […]
If you grow potatoes, then you’re going to see this devastating pest – here’s how to control them and prevent them from ruining your potato crop.
Here is a recipe for a vegetarian samosa with potato, onion and peas. A bit of a time commitment to make a batch but they can be frozen in batches and pulled out for an easy dinner.
A Classic Southern Recipe for Sweet Potato Pie. Sweet Potato Pie, while being a classic in most Southern households is new to me. My Mama didn’t make it when I was a kid, and I’ve never made it before. Until now. I thought I didn’t like sweet potatoes. I usually force myself to consume a […]
This is a great morning treat to mix up the eggs-and-toast routine. If you’re like us, the ingredients are always on-hand. Crispy, golden potato pancakes are one of my very favorite things, and when they’re served with homemade applesauce, there’s nothing like them.