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Homemade Potato Latkes


I bought a wonderful new kitchen gadget recently and have been coming up with new ways to put it to the test! The sweet mandolin (the cutting tool, not the instrument!) I have has a fancy matchstick-cut making blade that is PERFECT for hash browns and (you guessed it!) latkes.

I threw together this recipe on the fly this morning as I was making them. Probably could do with a few tweaks and additions, but it was really tasty as is!

Unfortunately I didn’t take pictures of the step-by-step process, but perhaps I can update it later with some 🙂 Continue reading

Veggie Cream Cheese


I had never particularly understood the appeal of cream cheese on a bagel. Lightly toasted with butter couldn’t be beat … or so I thought!

One fateful day, I went to a local coffee and breakfast-y shop, and decided to try something new and different. I got a plain bagel with their handmade veggie cream cheese.

I was hooked! And I mean HOOKED. It was SO GOOD. A delicious blend of herbs and REAL veggies… for BREAKFAST? Yes, please!

But who always has the money to go out to eat…? So I decided to try my hand at making my OWN veggie cream cheese, and this is what came of my experimentation!

Enjoy 🙂 Continue reading