A potato masher pressing down in a pot of olive oil mashed potatoes.

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that give us the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in fruity olive oil. Thank you, Lidia Bastianich.

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  • 45 M
  • 6
Oven-Roasted Fries

Oven-Roasted Fries

Think you don’t need a recipe for roasting spuds? Try this technique, which we think works to a faretheewel. Then get back to us.

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  • 45 M
  • 6
Veggie Burgers

Veggie Burgers

We don’t even like veggie burgers. We swear. Well, except for this deliciously irresistible, soulfully satiating riff on mushroom and barley soup.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 11
Salt Roasted Potatoes

Salt-Roasted Potatoes

This recipe turns out obscenely aromatic, ridiculously moist spuds the likes of which you ain’t ever seen before. And you thought potatoes were boring.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Smashed Potatoes

Before you roll your eyes and mutter, “Do I need another mashed potato recipe?” we suggest you try these simple, sinful, pleasingly chunky smashed spuds. The answer, you’ll find, is yes.

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  • 30 M
  • 11
A blue paper cup filled with beach fries that are sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning.

Beach Fries

The defining aroma of an Atlantic boardwalk comprises three things: salty sea air, peanut oil, and Old Bay. You’ll find two out of three in these fries. Not bad.

  • (1)
  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 15
A pot of fork-mashed potatoes with a fork resting inside.

Fork-Mashed Potatoes

These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.

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  • 30 M
  • 14
Tomahawk Beef Rib Chop

Tomahawk Chops with Sweet Potato Purée

A rib eye of Flintstonian proportions deserves a side that can stand up to its mammoth beefiness. Sweet potatoes puréed with butter galore do quite nicely.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
A ceramic bowl filled with creme fraiche potato salad, sprinkled with lemon zest and chives.

Creme Fraiche Potato Salad

A British take on potato salad that’s both simple and sublime, this summery staple draws on the tart richness of creme fraiche and the pucker of lemon.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1

A Potato Dish for Julia

A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.

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  • 30 M
  • 13
Three Spanish salt cod fritters on a square white plate with parsley on a yellow napkin and black tray

Spanish Cod Fritters

To his surprise, and horror, some of the best salt cod fritters David Leite ever ate weren’t Portuguese, but Spanish. Light, crunchy, and perfectly balanced.

  • (5)
  • 45 M
  • 13 H, 15 M
  • 57