Join me as a Potato Ho in 2009!6

Posted on December 28, 2008 by ChristieFood News

Hey Guys!

Hope you’ve been enjoying all the festive food, booze and laughter. I know I have.

Although I’m very upset because I got stuck into the gorgeous turkey I made before taking any photos. Not a single one.

Lucky I’m good with words. Here’s the menu:


The main event:
Roast turkey wrapped in proscuitto with pork, orange and sage stuffing
Field mushrooms with sun dried tomato couscous topping
Roast new potatoes and sweet potatoes
Pan fried zucchini, squash, snow peas and roast tomatoes

Chocolate mousse with whipped cream and macerated strawberries
Special dessert for my Dad who doesn’t like chocolate:
Meringue with mango, passionfruit, nectarine and whipped cream


After lunch The Bear and I jumped on a plane and headed to the far North Coast of NSW to have dinner with his family. It was catered by a Japanese chef.

Guess what? I remembered to take photos! Check back in a few days to check them out – 8 gorgeous courses.


The big news for today though is to let you know about a blogging event I’m hosting in January – The Potato Ho Down.

The event was started by two lovely ladies: Cathy from Noble Pig and Krysta from Evil Chef Mom. Their love of potatoes is so strong they’re willing to call themselves Potato Hos.

I’ve entered twice before with my stir fried chilli potatoes and my sweet potato and coconut soup. But I have no idea what I’m going to make for this one!

If you want to join in the fun, instructions are here, and the official blog is here. Looking forward to checking out all the entries. They’ll be posted right here on January 21st.

If you love potatoes then pop that date in your diary NOW.


Email me at between December 28th 2008 and January 19th 2009 with the following information:

-Your name (how you want it to appear on the post)
-Your Ho name (first pet’s name + middle name)
-Your blog’s name (if you have one)
-Your post URL
-Name of your dish
-A very short description of your recipe that will appear in the roundup
-Please attach a 500 pixels wide photo of your final dish

Happy cooking, Christie

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  • Can’t wait to see your pics of the 8 course Japanese dinner! I’d love to be a ho again but maybe next month :P

  • Your menu sounds delightful and Japanese feast very exciting!

    Can’t wait for the Ho Down!

  • Mmm, field mushrooms with sundried tomato sounds lovely.

  • Yes—I would be willing to add my name to the “potato ho” list! I’ll be keeping my eye on this one for sure.

  • Happy holidays to you, Christie! Next year, can I come to your place? Your x-mas dinner sounds amazing!! And I wouldn’t be shy to become a potato ho myself ;)

  • Y

    oh ho! I have yet to be a ho!

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