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Potato Lentil Curry

This is a really flavorful curry. Use it as a side or main course served over brown rice or with naan. Any type of lentil will work but yellow will give the nicest color. Potato Lentil Curry 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Vodka Cream Sauce

So now that everyone has practiced making homemade gnocchi here is another sauce possibility. For a how to go here. Vodka Cream Sauce 1 batch gnocchi 3/4 cup minced red onion 4 garlic cloves minced 1 1/2 cups finely chopped … Continue reading

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A Lighter Twice Baked Potato

Normally the Rufus Guide does not recommend removing any fat from a dish. Especially something like twice baked potatoes. Here is a healthier option for those of you who want it, or ran out of cream and were to lazy … Continue reading

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Pesto Potatoes

Want to fancy up those roasted potatoes? Or use up some pesto from last year now that the garden is about to start producing again? Or maybe both? Pesto Coated Oven Roasted Potatoes 2 tbsp pesto 2 lbs potatoes chopped … Continue reading

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Spicy Home Fries

We had a few leftover cooked potatoes from a crayfish boil and decided some spice was in order. If you can’t handle the heat, or think they could be even hotter, adjust accordingly. Having cooked potatoes on hand made for … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

This is really good as a side by itself or as the base for any number of meat or vegetable mixes. It also works well for breakfast as a substitute for hash browns or with fried eggs on top. I … Continue reading

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Hasselback Potatoes

These are so good you could eat them as a main course. And so hearty, you probably should. Add more cheese, if you need. We barely resisted the urge to top with bacon. Hasselback Potatoes 3 medium to large russet … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries*

No this isn’t one of the two fried recipes we post a year. These babies are baked, and they’re fantastic. If you don’t have Chinese Five Spices, then the spice of your choice would work. A smoky paprika would taste … Continue reading

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Applesauce with Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

This is a great way to use up extra apples after a trip to an orchard. The flavor and texture is so far superior to store bought it is not even worth comparing the two together. This will work as … Continue reading

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Leek and Potato Soup

This soup is almost more of a hearty vegetable stew. Add more stock if you prefer more broth. Potato and Leek Soup 4-6 medium potatoes washed, and cut into small bites skin still on 2 large leeks washed well 1 … Continue reading

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