Monsieur Potato Head

Potage Parmentier. A French soup. Which sounds pretty exotic until you find out that Monsieur Antoine Augustin Parmentier was the name of the man who introduced potatoes to the French. Potage Parmentier. Potato soup. Here's my fallback potato recipe when we've guests coming for dinner, it's cold outside or I need comfort food. Gratin dauphinois. Which… Continue reading Monsieur Potato Head

One potato, two potato, three potato, four!

Yesterday I made 'baked' potatoes in the crock for the first time. Yay, they turned out great! Another dish (if you can call it that) to add to my crock repertoire that isn't a soup or stewy-type thing. I tend to overlook potatoes a bit, even though they are one of my favourite vegetables. OK,… Continue reading One potato, two potato, three potato, four!

Slow cooker/crockpot baked potatoes

I'm experimenting today. Have jammed several large baking potatoes in my biggest crock. No water, no salt, just tatties! 🙂 The time is 9.45 am. Going to leave them until tonight and we'll see how they turn out... Are you as excited as I am? 😉 Check back here later for updates. ******* 4 pm… Continue reading Slow cooker/crockpot baked potatoes