300 Best Potato Recipes

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I love potatoes, so a cookbook that says it has 300 of the best potato recipes easily catches my attention.

Potatoes are one of North America’s favorite foods and are enjoyed in most parts of the world.

They are such a staple in most homes, and most of us love them But we can get mired in cooking potatoes the same old, same old ways. Not now.

Just browsing through 300 Best Potato Recipes: A Complete Cook’s Guide makes my mouth water.

This book really is a complete guide to what was once considered the lowly potato.

The author, Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh, show us how to make the classics to perfection, including the best homemade French fries, sweet potato fries, garlic mashed and hash browns.

Then she offers us a delectable array of the best potato recipes I have seen in a long time; for potato soups, stews with potatoes, pancakes, gnocchi, and so much more.

Kathleen even has several dessert recipes in her potato cookbook, recipes for things like doughnuts, cookies and fudge.

There are so many delicious recipes for potatoes here you can literally try one almost every day of the year.

Have a look at a small sampling of the savory and sweet recipes in this fantastic cookbook.

Are these not some of the best looking potato recipes you have come across in a long while?

  • Fall vegetable roast with sweet potatoes
  • Rustic summer reds salad with garlic and fresh herbs
  • Roadhouse hash browns
  • Garlic roasties with rosemary
  • Real English chips
  • Cheddar and onion potato braid
  • Potato griddle scones
  • All-American potato pancakes
  • Sweet potato-crusted shrimp
  • French potato galette
  • Char-Grilled rib-eye of beef with gratin dauphinoise
  • Lamb shoulder with potatoes and tomatoes
  • East Coast chowder
  • Spiced and baked sweet potato fries
  • Oyster pie with top mash
  • Sweet potato gnocchi
  • Creole potato salad
  • Spice & maple sweet potato cookies
  • Mennonite country potato doughnuts
  • Yukon gold potato puffs with sugar and cinnamon

Potatoes go with so many other things and are such a versatile vegetable. You can use them at any stage of the meal from appetizer to dessert.

They are inexpensive, nutritious, comforting and always welcome.

Kathleen also includes a complete history of potatoes and their origin in this book, as well as an entire chapter that describes hundreds of varieties of potatoes.

If you and your family love potatoes, I can pretty much guarantee this is a must have cookbook that you will refer to over and over again.

I know I am keeping it in my cookbook collection.

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