“What would your death row meal be?” is the most popular question I’m asked, just ahead of “DOEs HE SInG 2 U????” I love this question because 1.) the asker assumes I will one day be on death row, so they get me and 2.) it’s the easiest question on the planet – it is […]
A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and cook times can make all the difference between soggy, lackluster potatoes and crispy, second-helping-worthy ones. If you’re in need of a little inspiration in the department of roasted potatoes, […]
Even if you already think you know how to roast potatoes, listen up, because I’d wager that this easy method blows your tried and true out of the water. With two small but significant tweaks, this dinnertime staple goes from good to simply smashing.
Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you’ll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it’s tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender inside and crisp […]
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y […]
A chicken and potato dinner doesn’t have to take longer than 15 minutes, thanks to the Instant Pot and this cookbook: The I Love My Instant Pot Recipe Book ($17) by Michelle Fagone, out April 1. The homemade pesto, quickly blitzed in a food processor, provides the key flavors to this dish. But if you […]
It’s fun to keep up with the latest trends, but I like to think that classic dishes are just that for a reason: they’re always in fashion. To many, it doesn’t get more classic than the grand dame of French cookery, Julia Child. So it only seems fitting to crack the spine on her seminal […]