• Cooking

    My Grown-Up Potato Salad

    When I was a kid, there were only two foods I absolutely refused to eat.  Canadian bacon on pizza and potato salad.  Growing up the thought of either of those, would make my skin crawl. My mom used to say, “but Amy you love potatoes, eggs, and mayo.  Why wouldn’t you like it in potato salad?”  Fast forward 10 years.  Even though I still can’t manage to eat a slice of Hawaiian pizza, potato salad and I have come to an agreement.  I just need a grown-up version. Last year I realized I do like all the ingredients in potato salad–and the flavors are pretty fantastic too.  In all of…

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    ELC Day #2- Green Bean Potato Salad

    It’s day two of the caffeine-free month and I’m seriously ready to throw in the towel.  In college I substituted my regular morning latte fix with green tea, mostly for digestive sanity.  Coffee still gives me heartburn.  Now I start every morning with a massive mug of organic (and definitely non-local) green tea.   If someone can get a tea plant to grow on my Minnesota patio, I’d be smitten. And slightly more awake.  Knowing my morning track-record, the kitchen partner and I have decided to replace my morning cup with a little earlier bedtime.  The extra sleep can’t hurt right? The extra zzZZZ’s will at least help me keep up…