Missouri (Diane Bolberchak)

Is it Missouri or Messouri? It sure looks like an E to me. Anyway, Missouri Casserole is a dish of layered potatoes, ground beef and onions. There are versions that include sliced peppers, green beans, and picante sauce in place of tomatoes or tomato sauce. Most of the recipes indicate that the potatoes should be … Continue reading

Potato Sausage (kishkie)

Whether you call them kishke, keeshka, or kishkie, these are all variations of the name kishka, which describes an Eastern European type of sausage. In the traditional sense, sausages were made by stuffing a mixed of meat, filler and spices into an animal intestine. I have been ever thankful that isn’t the case any longer! … Continue reading

Potato Salad, and an apology

  I really have no excuse but a bit of overextension in my regular life, so I apologize for not posting the past few weeks. I’m going to be scanning a ton of great recipe cards over the next few days and should have some interesting recipes for your perusal on a more regular basis. … Continue reading

Potato Pudding

I’m not completely sure what to think about this, except that it’s more like hash browns than pudding. Or possibly similar to twice baked potatoes. I believe this would be served as a side dish in place of mashed potatoes. Potato Pudding 3 large potatoes, peeled & grated 2 med onions grated 2 eggs whole … Continue reading

Potato Salad

  Potato salad seems like one of those things you shouldn’t be able to screw up, but there are some versions that are just not good. Many folks don’t even like potato salad. They think it is weird to eat chunks of cold potatoes, or dislike mayonnaise, or some other reason. I don’t mind it … Continue reading

Boiled Potatoes

Along with the recipe for boiled green vegetables, I never really thought I’d need a recipe to boil potatoes. This is something my mom did with some regularity as we were growing up, but I guess if a person had never ventured into the kitchen, a quick and dirty on how to boil potatoes is … Continue reading

Raised Doughnuts

Dough nuts don’t seem like they would be especially difficult to make at home, just make up the dough and fry them in hot grease. Like making french fries. Oh, my mother used to make us french fries cooked in hot bacon grease, to die for!! Anyway, raised doughnuts (dough nuts, donuts) call for yeast … Continue reading