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Eight Great Potato Recipes

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Potatoes are undoubtedly America's favorite starch. Here are some great, easy recipes where potatoes are the star of the dish.

Garlic and Herb Potato Wedges

Photo (c) John Mitzewich

This crusty and delicious, oven-roasted potato wedges recipe are easy to make, and are a great alternative to French fries. These potato wedges are also sometimes called steak fries.

Mushroom Cheese Scalloped Potato Gratin

Photo (c) John Mitzewich

This scalloped potatoes recipe is rich, earthy, and delicious thanks to a fantastic Italian cheese called, sottocenere. This fragrant truffled cheese makes a fantastic potato gratin, and you'll be amazed at how perfectly this pairs with grilled meats.

Potato Pesto Pizza

Photo © John Mitzewich

No one's sure where this potato pesto pizza recipe came from, but its fusion of Greek and Italian ingredients is pure American cuisine. The tangy feta cheese works perfectly with the potatoes and pesto, and makes this pizza recipe an unusual, delicious treat.

Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon, Sour Cream and Dill

Photo (c) John Mitzewich

The secret to great potato pancakes is to make sure you squeeze out all the water before mixing. This will give you beautifully browned, crispy cakes. By the way, if you're out of smoked salmon, these are wonderful with applesauce.

Potatoes Romanoff

Photo (c) John Mitzewich

This great potato side dish recipe is adapted from one by Chef John Schenk from the Strip House in Las Vegas, NV. He calls it potatoes Romanoff, and says he learned it from his mother back in Buffalo, NY.

Potato and Cheese Pierogi Casserole

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Pierogies are potato and cheese stuffed pasta dumplings indigenous to Eastern Europe. They are delicious, but can be time consuming to make. In this ingenious casserole recipe the pierogies are deconstructed and layered to save lots of work.

Mustard Glazed Potatoes

Photo (c) One Perfect Bite

Wake up those boring old spuds with this mustard glazed potato recipe. This easy potato side dish recipe has lots of room for personalizing to you own taste by using different types of mustards and herbs.

Loaded Potato Casserole

Photo (c) John Mitzewich
Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded potato casserole recipe.
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