Tag Archives: potatoes

Potato-Rosemary + Onion-Thyme Flatbreads

We were reminded of how good potatoes on pizza can be during a recent dinner at Flatbread. Featuring fingerlings from Meadow’s Mirth, our pizza was one of two specials showcasing local ingredients that night. Rather than being stodgy, the potatoes … Continue reading

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Local Food: Bangers and Mash

A busy week + a visit to Seacoast Eat Local’s Winter Farmers’ Market = Bangers and Mash for a quick supper, the kind that doesn’t require a recipe. We somehow missed Saint Patrick’s Day, and made up for it with Irish … Continue reading

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3.11.13 Garden Beginnings, Part 1

It didn’t seem insane at the time. The way we figured it, you have to start someplace. It was 2008, and, with inspiration from Skippy’s Vegetable Garden, we set up two raised beds and began a vegetable garden of our own.  … Continue reading

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Smoky Tomato and Bacon Chowder

“All chowders were born of necessity. They were invented by humble working people, who made them with local, inexpensive ingredients from the sea or the land.” — Jasper White, “50 Chowders” Most think of clams or fish when it comes … Continue reading

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10.1.12 Container grown potatoes

One of the challenges of growing potatoes in our home garden is having enough space to accommodate their needs. It’s recommended that they be planted no more than once within three seasons to avoid soil borne diseases, and shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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A Trio of Salads: Potato, Shrimp, and Spring Lettuces

While the other side of the world is tucking into autumnal salads, we’re just beginning our season of summer ones. Memorial Day weekend brought along with it some sultry weather, calling for something cool and thrown together with a minimum … Continue reading

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Spring-Dug Parsnip Chowder

Described as having “hints of mace, cinnamon, celery seed, and clove,” the flavor that most came to mind when I first tasted parsnips was coconut. I was in my 20’s, living in New York, and visiting friends in the country … Continue reading

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