When I realized that we are celebrating potatoes this week for Summer Fest, I wasn’t sure where to even begin. Potatoes are so versatile that when I was trying to think of a recipe to write about, I just couldn’t narrow it down. So when my good friend Ruby mentioned on Facebook that she was planning on frying up some Taquitos de Papa for dinner yesterday, I though it perfectly natural to invite myself over for dinner in honor of Summer Fest Potato Week.
For many people, potatoes mean comfort food. For me, it’s my mom’s Potato Leek Soup and my grandmother’s Mashed Potato Casserole with cream cheese and sour cream. And these taquitos stuffed with leftover mashed potatoes and cheese are comfort food for Ruby because her grandmother used to make them for her when she was young. They were absolutely delicious – crisp on the outside, soft and creamy inside. I’m glad I invited myself over for dinner because now I can add Taquitos de Papa to my list of comfort foods as well. Continue reading →