Potato Recipes

  • Moussaka

    3 to
    4 eggplants (about
    4 pounds)

    Salt

    1
    pound potatoes

    Olive oil
    (for greasing baking sheets)

    8 large
    egg whites (reserving the yolks for the béchamel)

    2 cups
    plain breadcrumbs

    For the
    Meat Filling

    1 1/2
    pounds ground beef (or lamb)

    2 large
    onions (finely diced)

    2 cloves
    garlic (minced)

    1/2 cup
    dry red wine

    1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1/4
    teaspoon ground allspice

    1/4
    cup fresh parsley (chopped)

    2
    tablespoons tomato paste

    1 cup
    crushed tomatoes

    1
    teaspoon sugar

    Salt (to
    taste)

    Freshly
    ground pepper (to taste)

    For the
    Béchamel Sauce

    1 cup (2
    sticks) unsalted butter

    1 cup
    all-purpose flour

    4 cups
    milk (warmed)

    8 large
    egg yolks (lightly beaten)

    Pinch […]

  • Mashed Turnips

    I wanted to come up with a more creative name for this dish. Mashed Potanips… Mashed Turnatoes?! I’ll have to think about it some more but for now I’ll just tell it like it is- mashed potatoes with a turnip twist. 

    Ingredients:

    2 potatoes, peeled and quartered
    2/3 pound turnips, peeled and cut into chunks
    3 […]

  • Baked Potato Casserole

    When I decided to try this recipe, I was a little leery that it wasn’t worth the extra effort and that it would be easier to make regular mashed potatoes. Definitely worth the effort and I will definitely be making it again soon!

    Ingredients:

    4 lbs red potatoes 
    1/4 cup butter
    1/4 cup milk
    1/2 cup sour cream
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 […]