Category Archives: potato

Mushroom Potato Soup

Fresh vegetables a Canadian winter can be expensive so I tend to eat a lot of root veggies in the cold weather. Potatoes are a staple in m pantry. They’re easy to prepare and very versatile. They’re also very filling and can be made quickly.

Mushroom Potato Soup

Mushroom potato soup is a recipe that can be made ahead and frozen for those days you don’t have time to cook from fresh. The recipe includes potatoes, onions, garlic and mushrooms. It’s great with Rosemary Parmesan Bread Machine Buns, Home-style Bread or a Kitchen Sink Salad and Mustard Lemon Dressing.

The recipe uses mushrooms and stock. I used button mushrooms because their widely available but you can use your favourite variety. You could even reconstitute dried wild mushrooms for the recipe. You might want to try substituting veggie stock for mushroom as well.

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Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Now autumn is here I find myself craving comfort food.  Potatoes have always been a staple in my household and I remember coming home when I was a child to the smell of scalloped potatoes.  This recipe is hot, hearty and delicious.  Make extra as they’ll go fast.

INGREDIENTS

6 medium potatoes

1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese and old cheddar cheese (mixed)Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

1/4 cup flour

2 cups milk

salt

pepper

shredded sage

DIRECTIONS

Slice potatoes and place a layer in an oven safe dish.

Spoon a layer of flour, salt, pepper, cheese and sage over top.

Repeat layering in dish ending with a cheese layer.

Bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit until the potatoes are tender and the cheese has melted.

Serve hot.