Tag: potato

Skinny Potato Wedges

Honestly, you’ll never want freezer french fries again, after slicing up a batch of these fresh roasted potatoes! This is the most simple preparation; we used avocado oil for extra crunch.  


Vegan Shephard’s Pie

This version of Shepherd’s Pie replaces the traditional ground lamb with green lentils, which don’t get mushy but keep their hearty texture and balance well against the creamy vegan potato topping. Based on how quickly our boys cleared their dinner plates, this vegan adaptation is just as comforting, savory, and […]


Indian-ish Baked Potatoes

This is a decidedly non-traditional approach to “baked potatoes” and we veered far off-script from The New York Times’ original recipe with our seasoning and sauce choices. Our instincts were rewarded with a mildly spicy, but heavily delicious, potato entree. We served this as an entree and kept our meal […]


Roasted Potato Wedges

This recipe is a simple formula you can adjust in three ways: by the variety of potato, the seasonings you use, and the style of cut you select. So while this example includes russet potatoes seasoned with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper and sliced into large wedges, you […]


Scalloped Root Casserole

This vegan side dish is as tasty as it is beautiful, and as long as you have a mandoline, it’s easy to make. We discovered the recipe in “Mississippi Vegan” by Timothy Pakron, a book we picked up at Omnivore Books in San Francisco. Our boys enjoyed getting to pick […]


Curried Scalloped Potatoes

These scalloped potatoes are rich and delicious, but be warned – they are spicy! The spice is due to inclusion of minced habanero chile. If you appreciate the flavor of a good Jamaican curry but would prefer to have less heat, you can omit the habanero. This recipe was adapted […]


Stuffed Potato Skins with Guacamole

Dinner or snack? Snack or dinner? It’s hard to categorize these crispy, salty finger-foods as one or other other. On their own, perhaps they’re best as an hors d’oeuvre or afternoon snack. Pair them with steamed asparagus or a side salad, and they earn a righteous place on the dinner […]