Cold Fusion Fries

Easy French Fries

For those of us who dread cleaning up the kitchen, this innovative lazy man’s approach for homemade french fries is a godsend. It’s also darn good.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 4
A wooden bowl of green bean and potato salad with pesto, almonds, and tomato

Green Bean and Potato Salad with Pesto

Pasta may be the most classic destination for pesto, although it’s definitely not the only one. Here we swap pasta for potatoes for a light and lovely pesto potato salad.

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A wooden bowl filled with golf-ball-size fried potato and chouriço balls on a wooden tray

Chouriço and Potato Balls

Portuguese tater tots. That’s how we think of this mashup of potatoes, chouriço, and onion that’s deep-fried until crisp and golden on the outside and impossibly airy yet rich on the inside.

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Copper skillet with a potato chip and chive omelet, a wooden spoon resting inside

Potato Chip and Chive Omelet

Sorta like a first grader’s culinary experiment that unexpectedly turns into something deliciously right and, we dare say, unexpectedly sophisticated.

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Best New York Deli Potato Salad

Best Potato Salad

Best potato salad ever. That’s what folks are saying about this easy and, dare we say, elegant spud salad.

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  • 2 H, 20 M
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Cacio e pepe potato chips--chips topped with cheese, black pepper, and parsley

Cacio e Pepe Potato Chips

Store-bought potato chips, cheese, and black pepper. Our only question is: Why didn’t we think of this sooner? Genius.

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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, roasted garlic, and caramelized onions. Any leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.

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Three bowls of fennel and potato soup, topped with cracked pepper and a dribble of olive oil, spoons on the side

Fennel and Potato Soup

A marvie riff on the classic French potato and leek soup known as vichyssoise, this is astoundingly good. So much so you may just find yourself raising the bowl to your lips.

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  • 50 M
  • 4
A sheet pan with flattened, crispy potatoes

Easy Smashed Potatoes

Kid friendly. Adult approved. Gluten-free. Vegan. Awesome for entertaining. And even awesomer for when you simply want to stand at the stove and inhale carbs straight from the baking sheet.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 4
A potato pancake, with cheese and bacon, with a slice missing, on crumpled parchment

Potato Cake with Cheese and Bacon

Truffade is French for “potato pancake graced by bacon and laden with Cantal or Gruyere cheese.” In other words, this.

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Casserole dish with cooked sliced potatoes covered with cheese and sprinkled with thyme

Potatoes Dauphinoise

Potatoes. Cream. Cheese. And a French lineage. We really don’t think comfort food gets any more comfort-y than this.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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A blue gratin dish filled with potato gratin and a two wine bottles in the background

Old-Fashioned Potato Gratin

This old-fashioned gratin comforts you with everything indulgent could possibly crave in a gratin, namely ample amounts of potatoes, cream, butter, and cheese. A glass of gigondas is optional.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 15
Crisp Potato Cakes

Crisp Potato Cakes

A kissing cousin to the latke, this whopping plate-size potato cake ensures you’re not standing at the stove all night long turning out one wee pancake after another.

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