Delicious recipes featuring a classic mealtime cornerstone.
Sweet potato has more than two times an adult's daily requirement of beta-carotene, with a bonus of lots of vitamin C and fibre.
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Scrub and prick potatoes; bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 1 hour or until tender. (Or microwave on High for 8 minutes.)
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Potatoes form both the crust and golden topping for this nutritious knife-and-fork pizza.
Mashed potatoes lightened with eggs, layered with ham and cheese then baked, makes a comforting meal.
Antony Nuth of Herbs restaurant in Toronto inspired this glamourous version of traditional Sunday night scalloped potatoes, made velvety with whipping cream. Yukon gold potatoes add rich colour; cut them into very thin, slightly translucent slices. If time is a factor you can make this dish the day before and reheat it.
Scrub baking potatoes; prick with fork. Microwave at High for 5 minutes. Turn and rearrange potatoes; add garlic cloves. Microwave for 5 to 7 minutes ...
This easy one-dish family supper is great with a crisp green salad.
Golden potatoes give this a bright glow, but white potatoes work well, too.
Fat trimmer: This recipe uses buttermilk (which has only 1% M.F. but is thick and rich-tasting) and 1% milk.
Traditional potato salad invigorated with strips of colourful peppers and a dressing of contrasting flavours raises this old standby to new heights.
Why does Swiss cheese have holes? They are formed from a gas released by organisms during fermentation — a process that gives Swiss its distinct taste. Slicing the potatoes in the food processor speeds up the preparation of this cold-weather casserole.
Kissed with lemon and dill, this versatile warm salad has the distinction of being equally delicious served cold, but add the peas just before serving.
Coarse-skinned, long, oval baking potatoes are starchy and absorb flavours well — perfect for this tasty dish.
Meat on the bone is always tasty, and oxtails have the most flavour of all beef cuts. They require long, slow cooking to become tender, but the pressure-cooker method trims the time by about two-thirds.
This is ideal for a holiday meal. You can make this dish a day in advance, store in the refrigerator and bake in time for dinner. The sauteed onion and red pepper add tasty punch and colour.
To-do list: Adults: Cut potatoes into wedges; tend to turning and baking. Children: In large bowl of cold water or while standing on stool at sink, scrub potatoes and place in bowl; toss with oil, paprika, salt and pepper and arrange on baking sheet.
Tender inside and crispy outside, these classic potato pancakes are delicious with sour cream and/or Chunky Honey Applesauce. Or just top them with herbed scrambled eggs for an easy yet special brunch.
Enjoy these crispy fingers of potato and garlic at casual get-togethers.
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