My Best Mashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving in Canada has been over for weeks. We are already gearing up for Christmas. Yikes!Thanksgiving in the United States is 9 days away. I will be posting my tips and tricks that I used this past Thanksgiving.First up, My Best Mashed Potatoes....more

Potatoes and Beans: A Love Story


Buffalo Roasted Potato Wedges

Buffalo Roasted Potato WedgesTotal Time: 60 minutes            Serves: 4Ingredients...more

Scalloped Potatoes

Latkes (Crispy Potato Pancakes)

Try these easy to make Potato Latkes for your next brunch!  Always perfect, every time.  Top with Apple Sauce or Sour Cream & Chives.   Life's too short to eat crappy food.  :-)

Potato Digging Time . . . .means New Potatoes recipes!

We dug our first batch of New Potatoes this weekend.  There's nothing better!  So fresh they melt in your mouth.  Here's a great, simple recipe for New Potatoes. Life's too short to eat crappy food.  :-)

Best Ever Oven Roasted Smashed Potatoes - Recipe

Snacking in the Kitchen ...more

Why I Won't Eat Nonorganic Potatoes

On my weekly shopping jaunt yesterday, I was irked to find the grocery store was out of organic baking potatoes. Frustrating. I was planning to have them for supper last night, and I already had the vegan chili beans for a topping. I thought about it for a minute—how could a vegetable that’s underground be sprayed directly with pesticides? The nonorganic potatoes must not be that bad, I thought. So I bought them instead. After I got home, I remembered an article my daughter had e-mailed me entitled, “The 7 foods experts won’t eat.” I pulled the article out of my file and…dang, sure enough, the fourth item on the list was “Nonorganic potatoes.”...more
Thank you sooo much for posting this! I buy organic & recently, my store was out as well. The ...more


Foodie Friday Party: Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s PieBy Diane Balch prep: 20 minutes Serves: 4-6...more