Category Archives: Potatoes
Dorie Greenspan for ages, author of numerous books, highly respected and well-liked in the food world, even has large group of blogs at Tuesdays with Dorie, dedicated to her book, Baking: From My Home To Yours. But it wasn't till last fall at a BlogHer gathering did I get to see for myself what a sweetheart she is. She looks like and reads just like who she is, a genuine cook and wonderful spritely soul. Last fall she published Around My French Table, an exquisite book of her favorite recipes (and a steal at $22 from Amazon—how do they do it?!). My dear friend Lee asked for and received this book for Christmas. When we had Lee and her husband Les over for that spatchcocked grilled ...I've known of
- 1 pound/500 grams (or more) sweet potatoes, well-scrubbed and sliced a little under 1/8th of an inch, thin as a large coin.
- 1 quart/liter canola oil
- fine sea salt
- Use a big heavy pot; ...
OK, things are starting to roll a little faster here. Delighted this week to see peas in our CSA haul! Still a helluva lot of lettuce (which, truth be told, my belly needs a little a more of). We were a little disappointed in week three, when some of the lettuces had rotty ends, suggesting they'd been picked many days before. Be critical and tell your CSA farmers if you're not happy with the product. Remember that just because they're local farmers, doesn't mean they're perfect. As with any craft, there is a range of quality of finished product, depending on how it's grown and, critically, how it's handled after it's picked. (A friend asked me recently what CSA stands for, so it bears repeating: community supported ...