Potato Salad – the Classic Recipe

It’s time! The time of year when I really get into the Spring and Summer foods and what could be more important than a good, basic potato salad? This is the salad that I grew up eating and that I made when we had the deli. I know everyone has their favorite that they could make in their sleep, one that they can make adjustments in quantities automatically for the number of people they need it to serve and this is mine. Continue reading

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes Deluxe

There’s always potatoes in my pantry, usually several different kinds. We really love potatoes and I make them many different ways. I like certain types for different uses. The Yukon Gold potatoes are my favorite for mashed. The texture is creamy, they have a buttery taste and they even hold well if you need to make them a day ahead of time.

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes Deluxe

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Creamy Corn

Let’s get one thing out of the way, I love sweet corn! There, I said it! I like it cooked about any way there is but it took quite awhile for me to come up with a very favorite way to enjoy it. Sure it’s easy to just husk it and toss into a pot of boiling water and chow down, but look at all this creaminess…

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I have finally come up with an easy recipe that has wonderful flavor! Want to make it fancy? Just embellish with some herbs, scallions, grated cheese or bacon! I left mine plain for this post because I like it this way the best. Good fresh sweet corn has a flavor that just doesn’t need any help. As I said before, I love corn. Fresh is best, but you can make this all year using good frozen corn.

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