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Potato recipes for get ahead cooks

I love potatoes of any size, shape or variety. At any time of the year they are a vital addition to any veg basket, making a hearty addition to any meal.

Winter suppers consisting of large, fluffy, oven baked potatoes with crispy skins, filled with any savoury concoction that comes to mind are a quick and easy meal for me. Leek and potato soup is a sure winner, especially when served with some, fresh from the oven, https://northdevondoes.com/2020/03/24/cheese-and-potato-twists/ Make pastry for quiches or pizza bases using mashed potatoes for a crunchy crust.

With Spring comes the first tiny new potatoes, suitable for salads and adding to casseroles as a one pot meal. Would you not salivate over a Potato and wild garlic Frittata,? Throw in some spicy Chorizo for extra phzaz. Then there are the creme de la creme of the potato world. Jersey Royals, glistening with butter and freshly chopped mint. Irresistible.

Summer sees the barbeque season in full swing. What better than bowls of made in advance, potato salad all ready to serve with those homemade burgers. I don’t mean that lumpy pale mixture coated in oily mayo, but some seriously tasty spicy potato salad. Or for a more elegant spread, why not poach a salmon and serve with an unusual potato and dill pickle salad. Just the thing for a picnic on the river served with a chilled glass of Pinot Grigio. Now, those where the days!

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