Potato Leek Soup

While the Winter Olympics feature is winding down, today’s post brings us 1/4 of the way through the 12 Days of Oscar.  Today’s film is the third in this series that was Oscar-nominated but did not win.  Renee Zellweger was nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of the title character in the 2001 film… More Potato Leek Soup

Funeral Potatoes

In women’s Olympic bobsledding yesterday, history was made at the Sochi Winter Games when Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams won silver and Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans took bronze.  This is the first time two U.S. women’s bobsleds have won medals in an Olympics.  Additionally, Williams is now the fifth Olympic athlete to medal in… More Funeral Potatoes

Grostl (Potato, Bacon, and Onion Hash)

At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics yesterday, the U.S. gained a third gold medal for snowboarding when Kaitlin Farrington won the women’s halfpipe competition.  She beat Australia’s Torah Bright who took home silver this year, and U.S. teammate Kelly Clark who won bronze in the event.  In pairs figure skating, Russian pair Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim… More Grostl (Potato, Bacon, and Onion Hash)