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January 27, 2012

Do You Want Fries With That? 

Michelle Obama sitting in a school cafeteria, sharing lunch with elementary school students.

Mostly Positive Responses To New School Lunch Guidelines

Critics and commentators have weighed in on the First Lady's new school lunch guidelines, and potato farmers are the only ones complaining.

January 26, 2012

Nutrient Powerhouse 

sweet potato

Quick And Healthy: Yams With Goat Cheese

Yams are a powerhouse of nutrients. As compared to their distant cousin the potato, yams have a lower glycemic index, so they also help you stay fuller longer.

January 25, 2012

The Eyes Have It 

Bubble & Squeak and Stoemp

Potatoes 3 Ways: Bubble & Squeak, Stoemp, Simply Smashed

Yukon Gold potatoes have become a darling of chefs and home cooks alike. Here are three dishes using boiled potatoes, all prepared at the same time.

January 10, 2012

Root Veggies 

sunchoke puree

Sunchoke Puree With Apple And Spices

This dish is an excellent topping for game, fish or vegetarian dishes.

January 9, 2012

Root Veggies 

sunchoke soup

Sunchoke Soup

Sunchokes, potatoes and apples make this soup a unique addition to any menu.

January 7, 2012

Cold Weather Favorites 

three water buffalos

Water Buffalo, Bison Two Ways, Rutabaga Mash

We visit Jeff Mease's farm in Indiana to meet his herd of water buffalo. Then we use potatoes, rutabagas and bison meat in three hearty, winter dishes.

January 6, 2012

Belly Warmer 

bison or beef stew

Beef Or Bison Stew With Winter Vegetables

We're using beef brisket in the stew, a tough cut of meat, because we're going to be cooking it for hours.

January 3, 2012

Winter Side 

Rutabaga Mash

Grandma Orr’s Polish Rutabaga Mash

This recipe combines the rutabagas with potatoes for a twist on your traditional mashed potato recipe.

December 30, 2011

Cauliflower Power 

head of cauliflower

Curry Spiced Cauliflower And Potatoes

The cauliflower I bought at the winter farmer's market was literally the size of my head, so I knew I had to use it as the star in some dish.

November 6, 2011

What's for dinner 

Chopped Red Skin Potatoes

Balsamic Chicken Over Smashed Red Potatoes

If you have some chicken breasts, bacon, shallots and potatoes in your kitchen, you're more than half way to preparing an amazing feast in no time at all.

October 21, 2011

Potato Victory 

tater tots

Senate Says Yes To Spuds In School Lunch

In a blow to combating obesity, the Senate decided all vegetables on school lunches were safe, including potatoes (fried and otherwise).

August 22, 2011

Who Needs Potatoes 

eggplant-fries

Eggplant Fries

You'll fool your guests when you replace your traditional potato French fries with these eggplant fries.

August 5, 2011

Seasonal Foods 

Old Fashioned Potato Latkes

CSA Challenge: Recipes Inspired By This Week’s Delivery

Earth Eats is taking the CSA Challenge. We find creative uses for six cucumbers, a bunch of sage, and a whole slew of potatoes.

July 4, 2011

Spud Study 

potatos

Trying To Lose Weight? Lose The Potatoes

Potatoes can't catch a break these days. A new study claims that consuming daily servings of potatoes is linked to weight gain.

June 9, 2011

Hot Potato 

box of white potatoes

New Guidelines Might Cut Spuds From School Lunches

In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.

June 5, 2011

Green Thumb 

Two Garlic Patches

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: It’s Harvest Time!

Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!

May 28, 2011

Early Veggies 

Kale In A Pan

Young Kale With Sweet Potatoes

Young kale is hardy enough to stand as a complete meal with when paired with sweet potatoes.

March 17, 2011

Holiday Favorite 

Mr. Potato Head in Irish costume

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Irish Boxty

St. Patrick's Day will taste good with this traditional potato pancake recipe.

March 11, 2011

Quick And Easy 

CSA box with tomatoes, parsley, cucumber, and onions

Yams And Potatoes Bring Color To Your Plate

We’re cleaning out the last little bits of our root cellar today. What has held up over these cold months? Yams and potatoes!

March 5, 2011

Spicy Veggies 

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

This recipe converted me from a cauliflower hater to a cauliflower lover.

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