March 14, 2013

April 13, 2009 Comfort Food – Potato Love

Filed under: ◦Country Living,◦Family,◦Food,◦Vintage — sharon @ 5:42 pm

One of my favorite meals that qualifies as comfort food is one that we make often in late summer, stuffed green peppers. Whenever we can pick them fresh, we’ll make them as often as once a week, in a double batch, and freeze half for later use. This week we’re using the second last frozen batch, and some time in a month or so we’ll use the last, praying for the new crop to hurry up!

With this meal, we always enjoy mashed potatoes too. Getting ready to make them, I reached into the bag of potatoes and pulled out a few, including this one:
lovin' potato
It goes well with the vintage Tammis Keefe kitchen towel, doesn’t it? Gotta love it!

Of course, I couldn’t bear to mash it, but now I have a dilemma – what to do with it? Sell it on eBay perhaps? Slice it thin and make heart-shaped chips? Or is there a way to petrify and preserve it?

1 Comment »

  1. 1.What fun! We always peel our ‘interesting’ potatoes carefully and let our sons eat them – once upon a time it was a hand way of getting them to eat poratoes at all! I personally like the hear-shaped chips idea. Best of luck!

    Comment by Floss — April 14, 2009 @ 4:09 am

    2.[…] There are a number of plants in the nightshade family, most prominent among them the potato and the tomato. Late last night, President Obama was on the Late Show with David Letterman, and accepted a gift from an audience member – a heart-shaped potato. Did you see that dinky thing? That was no potato, that was simply an aberration! At least, that’s how it appeared compared to our potato, posted on this blog back in April: […]

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    Comment by sharon — March 14, 2013 @ 5:42 pm

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