Daring Cooks June 2011 – Potato Salad

I must say this month’s challenge wasn’t as “daring” (or time consuming for that matter) as most of the others and I did actually put it off until the last minute. The mandatory item was to make a potato salad – but you really could pick whichever one you wanted to make. I finally made… 

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Oven Baked Fries

I absolutely love french fries. But we all know they’re incredibly bad for you. So sad — why are the best things always the worst for you : / Obviously baked fries will never taste the same as deep fried ones, but they can still be pretty delicious. Especially when you cut the potato into… 

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Homemade Potato Chips

In the spirit of the Super Bowl – which I actually didn’t watch because I don’t care for football : / – I decided to try making a new snack at home.  This happened to be home made potato chips. I had ordered a mandolin on Amazon – which is a magical tool that can… 

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Tortilla Española (Spanish Tortilla)

The spring of my junior year at BU I studied abroad in Madrid, Spain. I absolutely loved it. Loved the language, the people, the city, the culture, everything. I especially loved the family I lived with – an older couple with a quaint little house and small garden in the outskirts of Madrid.  There are… 

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