potatoes

Have Skillet, Make Frittata: Here's A Recipe And How-To-Bake Video

A hearty breakfast dish with fresh basil pesto
Feb 12, 2015 10:00 am
broccoli potato frittata recipe
Photo: Laurel Golio

The great thing about making a frittata is the simple, one-pan technique: You cook the filling ingredients and bake it all in the same skillet. The combinations are endless — you can make as many kinds of frittata as you can pizza or sandwich. Go classic with bacon and cheddar, upscale with smoked salmon and chives, or try out one of our favorite versions, which combines bright, blanched broccoli with potatoes, pesto and fresh basil.

Ultimate Spicy Cheese Fries Recipe

The secret is in the...cheddar powder
Feb 3, 2015 12:00 pm
Photo: Alexandra Winsby

Cheese fries are one of life’s great treats. What’s not to love about the combination of cheese and fries? At least in theory. Unfortunately, in practice, cheese fries can often fall flat. But we think we might have this whole thing figured out.

Cheese, Potatoes, Bacon, Go! It's A Taleggio Tartiflette Recipe.

A serious French comfort dish you will want to make
Jan 29, 2015 12:00 pm
tartiflette recipe
Photo: Alexandra Winsby

One of my favorite cold-weather dishes celebrates three of my favorite cold-weather ingredients: potatoes, bacon and cheese. It's tartiflette, and if you've ever attempted to survive a winter in the Alps (or the northeastern United States), it's a dish you'll want to know intimately. Pour it a glass of wine. Seriously, pour wine right in there — the potatoes will love you for it.

Yes, McDonald's Fries Are Made With Real Potatoes. And A Lot Of Other Things, Too.

Corporate videos aim to clear-up fast-food myths
Jan 21, 2015 9:00 am

McDonald's is on a mission to make you feel better about eating its products. On Tuesday, the beleaguered fast food behemoth released a new video, promising a behind-the-scenes look at how its "World Famous Fries" get made. The five-minute clip, hosted by former Mythbusters star Grant Imahara, is the latest in a series of segments designed to ease lingering health concerns in the wake of rather unappetizing reports about pink slime and, of course, Morgan Spurlock's disturbing 2004 documentary Super Size Me. Watch the full clip right here.

Thanks To Science, Ketchup And Fries Have Never Been Closer

Brand-new hybrid TomTato plant hits the States
Jan 7, 2015 3:30 pm

Singing "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off" just got a whole lot easier. Thanks to the innovation of British gardening experts Thompson and Morgan, the song now just goes "you say Tomtato (several bars of silence)," because they've successfully grafted together tomatoes and potatoes in one spectacular, slightly hard to pronounce product. And for the record, according to the promo video the proper pronunciations are "to-MAH-to" and "po-TAH-to."

Ben Pollinger's Dorade With Potato Scales Recipe

Bring a little fish mastery to your dinner table
Dec 30, 2014 2:00 pm

No food library is complete without a truly great fish cookbook. Thankfully, chef Ben Pollinger's latest masterpiece, School of Fish, teaches the skills you need to from "occasional salmon maker" to confident seafood cook. Don't you want this dorade on your table? 

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Potatoes

Potato chips were invented for revenge. Wait, what?
Dec 22, 2014 9:00 am

The potato. What do you really know about this popular vegetable, save for it makes a great French fry and on Thanksgiving we eat them mashed? After all, this tuber has famously been responsible for a devastating famine, and was once worth its weight in gold during the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. Find out what other interesting things have we dug up (heh) about the potato: chances are you didn't know these facts either. 

Kale Latkes Is Now A Thing! Here’s The Recipe.

Ring in Hanukkah with a lighter, healthier latke
Dec 8, 2014 2:00 pm

Cathy Walthers is the author of several healthy eating cookbooks, including Raising the Salad Bar. Her latest, Kale, Glorious Kale (those names!) serves as a tribute to the popular farmers market staple.

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