• cut potato and leek in a pot on the stove
    Food,  Recipes

    Potato Leek Soup

    Cold weather is among us and that means it’s finally soup season! 🙂 One of the most delicious and easy soups I make is this potato leek soup. It’s a veganized version of French master chef Jacques Pépin’s Rustic Leek and Potato Soup. It has only 5 ingredients and takes about 30 minutes to make, including prep time. It’s rich and creamy without any dairy due to the potatoes, and the leek flavor is divine! Mise en place – Gather your ingredients and prep them The best way to start cooking is to follow the French process of mise en place, which means “everything in its place”. It refers to…

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    Roasted Potatoes

    Ahh roasted potatoes, one of the easiest ways to eat this simple yet absolutely delicious vegetable. Well what makes a roasted potato? Heat. Dry heat. Oven heat. For a while. Maybe 30 minutes or up to an hour depending on the oven temperature and the size of your potato pieces. How can we make the roasted potatoes extra delicious? Add lots of flavorings! Like spices and herbs. This time I used garlic powder, onion powder, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, (isn’t that a song??), a little bit of oil, and of course salt and pepper. After washing and cutting your potatoes into equal sized pieces, toss them in a bowl with…