Creative Culinary Masterpieces: Ingenious Uses of the Humble Potato

If they’d attended the Vegetable Showcase Series potato dinner at the Culinary Vegetable Institute Friday night, Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head would have feared for their lives. Every course on Executive Chef Jamie Simpson’s six-course menu featured ingenious, imaginative,...

Plant to Plate Series: Carrot Puree – Using the Tops, Too!

Using the entire vegetable, from root to tip, is a guiding principle at The Chef’s Garden and at the Culinary Vegetable Institute, where Executive Chef Jamie Simpson religiously maintains a rigid no food waste methodology in his kitchen. As part of that endeavor, he...

Recipe: Pierogi Pinwheels

Makes: approximately 15, 3 oz pierogis prep time: 1 hour. Dough: 1 lb. of potatoes, baked soft 1/4 c vegetable oil 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup water Process: Press the baked potatoes through a ricer or pass through a wire tamis skin on. You...