Grains, Potatoes, and Legumes

Warm Potato Salad

Makes: 4-6 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes   Cooking Time: 20 minutes    Total Time: 40 minutes  Ingredients: ¾ lb fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise ¾ lb red potatoes, halved or quartered for the really large ones 2-3 tbs olive oil 1 cup packed arugula, cut into confetti-like pieces For the Dressing: 1 large leek, cleaned… Continue reading Warm Potato Salad

Breakfast, Desserts, Salads and Side Dishes

Almond Spiced Pears with Fresh Berries

I wanted to add a sweet and fruity dish to my Christmas Brunch menu without making it too sweet and desserty. I found a recipe for poached peaches that inspired this dish, a poached pear dish that comes to life with almond liqueur, cinnamon sticks, and fresh berries. The almond extract and almond liqueur warm… Continue reading Almond Spiced Pears with Fresh Berries

Salads and Side Dishes

Baked Potato Pancakes

One of the best parts of Hanukkah is potato latkes. I mean really. A religious excuse to eat fried potatoes... how much better does it get? So for the night, or maybe first two nights, we were just loving the potato pancakes. I think Ryan ate something like 15 the first night. But after a… Continue reading Baked Potato Pancakes