Potato Leek Gratin

2tablespoons unsalted butter, more for greasing the pan; 2large leeks, trimmed and halved lengthwise 1 ½pounds peeled Yukon Gold potatoes 1teaspoon kosher salt ½teaspoon ground black pepper 2thyme sprigs 1cup heavy cream 1fat garlic clove, finely chopped 1bay leaf ¼teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ¾cup cheese of choice, grated –Heat oven to 350 degrees and butter a 2-quart gratin dish. Wash the leeks to remove any … More Potato Leek Gratin

Root Vegetable Fritters

1/2 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 3 eggs, lightly beaten 5 lbs shredded roots (carrot, beet, potatoes, etc) 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley or basil Sea salt and cracked black pepper Vegetable oil far cooking 200g (7oz) soft goat’s cheese or fresh ricotta cheese optional: grilled zucchini or tomato garnish Place … More Root Vegetable Fritters

Delicata Squash, Cabbage, Storage Onion, Garlic, Desiree Potatoes, Celeriac (Celery Root), Thyme

Who knew you could improve on tried and true mashed potatoes?? Somehow it’s possible, and this recipe shows us how. It’s stellar with some finely chopped kale, spinach, or chard thrown in at the end. Fresh thyme would add some flair, too! (from marthastewart.com) Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil … More Delicata Squash, Cabbage, Storage Onion, Garlic, Desiree Potatoes, Celeriac (Celery Root), Thyme