Potato Leek Gratin Recipe

Potato Gratin with Leek

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a twist on the of the great potato side dishes - A Potato Leek Gratin. Leeks, if you haven't used them have a very subtle onion flavor, especially when sauteed with a bit of butter, and are a natural combination with potatoes. In the video, I show...
Dave Beaulieu September 6th, 2011 Potatoes
Mashed Potato Recipe

Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe video, I show you how to make the simple, traditional, yet fully excellent, mashed potato. There are all kinds of twists and turns you can take with mashed potatoes, but for all of those, you need to know how to make the classic. In the video, I show you how to boil off the...
Dave Beaulieu September 1st, 2011 Potatoes
Roast Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley Recipe

Roast Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley

In this recipe video, I show you how to make one of my favorite side dishes - Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Parsley. The basic recipe is pretty simple, as you'll see in the video. The secret is to blanch the potatoes first, to help ensure that the inside is nicely cooked, while getting...
Cauliflower Mashed Potato Recipe

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe video I show you a twist on the traditional mashed potatoes, by making Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes. Although I frequently try to slip more vegetables into my dishes so that I eat more, but rarely do I find the combo better than the original. Well some may argue with me that...

How to Blanch Potatoes

There are more ways to cook potatoes than I could possibly recount. Mashed and smashed, baked and boiled, fried and fricasseed…if there is a cooking technique, there’s probably a potato recipe for it. In this cooking technique video, I show you how to blanch potatoes, which is a really useful...

How to Slice a Potato

Potato dishes come in all kinds of shapes and sizes….and recipes. Some of those recipes, like potato lyonnaise , require that you slice the potatoes into a thin disks. While professional chefs and many experienced home cooks might use a mandoline , most folks don’t have one, and have to rely on a...
Potato Lyonnaise Recipe

Potatoes Lyonnaise

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a classic French potato side dish - Potato Lyonnaise. The dish is really an awesome combo of sauteed onion and potatoes, that are essentially shallow fried in olive oil. While the dish is pretty simple to make, and there are only a few ingredients, the...
Asparagus and Potato Soup Recipe

Asparagus and Potato Soup

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple, but delicious, asparagus and potato soup. I love making soups, and I love making healthy soups that taste great. Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and when it's in season, I try to make it as often as I can; soup is a great...
Dave Beaulieu June 27th, 2011 Potatoes
Smashed Potato Recipe

Smashed Potatoes

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a simple, yet delicious "smashed" potato dish. I love potatoes in all shapes and sizes, and this dish, which is really a "half mashed with a bunch of other great tasting bits thrown in" is no exception. Start off with just about any...
Mashed Potatoes with Blue Cheese Recipe

Mashed Potatoes with Blue Cheese

In this recipe video, I make mashed potatoes with blue cheese. While mashed potatoes is very simple side dish, a good version, is also very awesome. The texture and flavor, enhanced with butter, milk, salt and pepper are the definition of “yummy”. Potatoes are also a great canvas for many other...
Potato Gratin With Cauliflower Recipe

Potato Gratin With Cauliflower

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a potato gratin with cauliflower. Potato gratin is a fairly classic side dish, which I love to make with fish, chicken and red meat. The cheesy, crispy top, tastes great and provides a great counter point to the creamy center. In this recipe, I add...
Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a potato leek soup, also called vichyssoise when served chilled; but I usually prefer it hot. I love to make this hearty, creamy soup which it’s cold outside, and I’m looking for something warm and comforting. Generally making soups are pretty easy, and...

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