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Potatoes, Easy and Elegant

Tofu & Potato hash browns in skillet
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Tofu and Potato Hash Browns

Tofu and potato hash browns is a simple, comforting skillet dish that’s just as good for dinner as it is for brunch. Have potatoes cooked ahead of time, and this easy…

Crispy Potato Fans
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Crispy Potato Fans

This impressive-looking potato side dish is not much more difficult to make than your average baked spud. It combines the crispiness of French fries with the creaminess of a…

Smashed potatoes recipes and ideas
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Smashed Potatoes, 5 Ways 

Twice-baked potatoes (also known as stuffed potatoes) seem like they’d be an easy thing to prepare for quick meals. They look so enticing, and have “comfort food” written all over…

Potato oven fries
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5 Simple Ways to Serve Potatoes

OVEN “FRIES”: Use one large or two medium potatoes per person (preferably red-skinned, Yukon gold,  or other firm-fleshed variety). Peel the potatoes and cut them into long, 1/2-inch thick…

White and sweet potato kugel
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Two Potato Kugel

This potato kugel (which is a baked pudding or a casserole) is reminiscent of my grandmother’s, but I kicked up the nutritional profile a bit with the inclusion of sweet…

vegamcolcannon recipe
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Kale and Cabbage Colcannon

In colcannon, an Irish classic, potatoes, cabbage and/or kale plus leeks or scallions come together for a tasty dish. Here I’ve used both types of greens, which makes it tastier than ever.…

Root vegetable hash browns
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Root Vegetable Hash Browns

Ordinary potato hash browns are given an interesting twist with the addition of root vegetables — with a choice from among sweet potato, golden beets, turnips, parsnips, etc. Do…