A twist on potato salad

August 5, 2016

Sweet potato salad (at 3 o'clock) with tuna poke, rice, and cucumbers.

Sweet potato salad (at 3 o’clock) with tuna poke, rice, and cucumbers.

Y’all know I love me some potato salad. My version of traditional potato salad (heavy on the mustard in the dressing; add a little ketchup, too, and lots of paprika) is my go-to comfort food. I make a pretty awesome German potato salad, and I’ve done a few versions with roasted potatoes in a viniagrette that aren’t any slouches, either.

But I’d never made a sweet potato salad. Until last night.

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Tuna…what?

March 6, 2016

It's raw fish. Deal with it. It's good.

It’s raw fish. Deal with it. It’s good.

In the ongoing roster of new things I have made, please note down “tuna poke.”

Say what?

Yes. Tuna poke. You will find a recipe for it right here, and that’s essentially the recipe I used, except I left out the avocado because I didn’t have one. Essentially, it’s raw tuna, marinated in a soy sauce and sesame oil based sauce, and stirred together before serving with diced pineapple and, if you had it, avocado.

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