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Potatoes

This cook can live on potatoes and wine and nothing else. Fortunately they go super with barbecue and can be cooked outdoors easily. Here are some recipes inspired by potato dishes from around the world. Below are my favorite potato recipes.

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The Science of Potatoes. So versatile, and such a perfect accompaniment to meat. Such comfortable food. Here's what you need to know about the different kinds of potatoes and which ones to bake, fry, and boil.

Baked Potatoes And Twice Baked Potatoes On The Grill. And you can tell when they are done with a thermometer!

Sweet Potato Steak Fries On The Grill. The moment I first tasted sweet potatoes French fries, I was addicted. Couldn't get enough of them. So I immediately went home and tried to make them on my grill. What I came up with are not as crispy as deep fried, but they make up for it with great grilled flavor and better caramelization of sugars. And they just flat out look cool. I grill them all year round, but they are perfect for Thanksgiving dinner.

Mom's All-American Potato Salad. Only better.

The Rabbi's Wife's Potato Pancakes (Latkes). The most perfect use of potatoes, better even than French fries and hash browns, are potato pancakes because they have the best of both and then some: Mahogany crunchy edges, crispy golden across the midsection, and tender, rich, meaty interiors.

Great Greek Potatoes. Piquant from lemon juice and aromatic from garlic and oregano, this is such a simple recipe you will be cooking it every night.

English Blue Cheese Potatoes. So simple. So quick. So tasty. Why haven't you done this before?

Ultimate Garlic Mashed. None of that raw garlic harshness, we can teach you a trick to make it sweet and mellow.

Italian Pesto Potatoes. You'll wonder why you've ever made any other potato recipe.

Warm French Potato Salad. Less is more says the old saw, and this recipe featuring olive oil proves it.

Oktoberfest German Potato Salad. Warm German Potato Salad is perfect for tailgaters and fall/winter dining.

Syracuse Salt Potatoes (original recipe and a modern variation). Think of this recipe as big, thick, warm, fuzzy, buttery potato chips.

Mojo Potatoes. Nothing could be simpler. Mix my Mayo Mojo spice mix with mayo, add to boiled potatoes, and there's a party in your mouth.

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