I thought I’d be different today and make you dinner. Is that okay? Just in case you wanted something sometime that isn’t, you know, rolled in sugar or dipped in chocolate. Also it’s cold and

                            Ingredients for 4 portions: 2 tbsp butter   1 large leek, chopped   1/2 cup sliced shallots   1/2 tsp salt,

  2 tbsp vegetable oil   3 large russet potatoes (other varieties will not work as well)   salt and pepper to taste   a knob of butter (a 2 or 3 tablespoon size chunk)

  happy cooking.           For potato crust:   3 russet potatoes   3 tbsp butter   nutmeg, salt, pepper, cayenne to taste   1/2 cup milk   For the sauce:  

    Ingredients for 8 Portions Grilled German Potato Salad:   2 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, grilled until just tender   1/4 cup freshly chopped Italian parsley   For the dressing:   8 ounces

                    Ingredients for 12 portions:   3 pounds russet potatoes, scrubbed and rinsed clean – Boil in 10 cups of water with 1/4 cup of kosher