Cookbook Giveaway - Smashed Mashed Boiled and Baked and Fried, Too!

Smashed Mashed Boiled and Baked and Fried, Too! by Raghaven Iyer is indeed a Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes. 

Award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan Iyer, pays tribute to his favorite ingredient (and one of mine!) in this global celebration of the humble potato. Beautiful photographs accompany recipes that are unlike any I've seen before: Ecuadorean Llapingachos and Sweet Potato Samosas for appetizers. Entrees include Canadian Lamb-Potato Tortiѐre, Moroccan Potato Stew with Saffron Biscuits, and Potato Lasagna. There are recipes for salads, gratins, sauces and condiments and even desserts.  Chocolate Sweet Potato Pound Cake could be on your dessert table this holiday season! 

To find our more about this totally crave-worthy title, please see our review and recipe post. The author has a number of events scheduled to promote Smashed Mashed Boiled and Baked and Fried, Too!

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the U.S. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What is your favorite way to prepare potatoes?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends December 27th, 2016. 




  • jdlt  on  11/20/2016 at 2:07 PM

    I love a sweet potato casserole, but for daily consumption I just love them roasted! No oil needed!

  • Marcia1206  on  11/20/2016 at 2:24 PM

    I love my potatoes roasted with olive oil, salt and pepper and rosemary

  • FireRunner2379  on  11/20/2016 at 3:19 PM

    I like baked oven fries, thick cut! I slice the potato in 8 wedges and coat them with olive oil, salt and pepper. They're baked at 425 for about 45 minutes, flipping every 20 or so. Lately, I've been coating them with duck fat and have been pleased with the results. They come out of the oven crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside!

  • lebarron2001  on  11/20/2016 at 5:07 PM

    I love hasselback potatoes with white potatoes and sweet potatoes

  • CRT  on  11/20/2016 at 7:29 PM

    I love to mash them with sautéed kale, garlic, and olive oil.

  • tennyogirl  on  11/20/2016 at 7:56 PM

    University potatoes, aka Japanese candied sweet potatoes.

  • dangold  on  11/20/2016 at 8:03 PM

    Roasted with olive oil and garlic!

  • juazella  on  11/20/2016 at 10:22 PM

    I love roasted or mashed potatoes

  • echilt5  on  11/20/2016 at 11:08 PM


  • joiathome  on  11/21/2016 at 6:40 AM

    Looking forward to trying the recipes. Hoping to find the perfect technique for hash browns!

  • bfg67  on  11/21/2016 at 7:34 AM


  • carollina  on  11/21/2016 at 9:30 AM

    It's hard to pick a favorite method, but with Thanksgiving coming up, mashed potatoes = yum.

  • sarahawker  on  11/21/2016 at 9:37 AM

    Diced and roasted with rosemary garlic and butter.

  • meggan  on  11/21/2016 at 10:24 AM

    salt roasted and drizzled with porcini oil.

  • jenmacgregor18  on  11/21/2016 at 10:34 AM

    Mashed are always good.

  • lhudson  on  11/21/2016 at 11:51 AM

    Any kind of potatoes with cheese .

  • dbielick  on  11/21/2016 at 12:54 PM

    Au gratin

  • gjelizabeth  on  11/21/2016 at 1:45 PM

    I have never met a dish of potatoes I didn't like.

  • Smokeydoke  on  11/21/2016 at 2:17 PM

    French Fries!

  • Rinshin  on  11/21/2016 at 2:24 PM

    Japanese korokke and potato salads

  • Siegal  on  11/21/2016 at 4:33 PM

    I like latkes

  • ElaineMM  on  11/21/2016 at 6:58 PM

    Twice baked!

  • Dmartin997  on  11/21/2016 at 7:49 PM

    Scalloped with apples

  • deucemom  on  11/21/2016 at 10:00 PM

    I bake and mash potatoes all the time (I like the skins, my kids like mashed)!

  • Katiefayhutson  on  11/21/2016 at 10:12 PM

    Roasted and sweet potato casserole

  • tcjanes  on  11/21/2016 at 11:40 PM

    Parboiled Yukon golds, oven roasted with a bit of banging around to scruff them up for browning.

  • sgump  on  11/22/2016 at 9:54 AM

    Baked sweet potatoes topped with with sour cream (or cottage cheese, or crème fraîche), sauteed spinach (or chard or other greens) with minced garlic, pepper, salt, and freshly grated nutmeg

  • PennyG  on  11/22/2016 at 5:24 PM

    I love potatoes - any way!

  • matag  on  11/22/2016 at 7:30 PM

    Home fries

  • ballen  on  11/22/2016 at 8:21 PM

    Roasted with blue cheese and walnuts

  • annieski  on  11/23/2016 at 4:46 AM

    New potatoes, boiled and smashed with salt and butter.

  • madamepince  on  11/23/2016 at 1:29 PM

    Boiled, with béchamel.

  • angelanorr  on  11/23/2016 at 7:22 PM

    the potato is my all time favorite food. I guess I'd go with twice baked

  • termite  on  11/24/2016 at 2:09 PM


  • rosyannposy  on  11/24/2016 at 8:20 PM

    Roasted in beef fat or shortening. So, so good and crispy.

  • rosiekitty  on  11/25/2016 at 10:26 AM


  • brogan  on  11/25/2016 at 5:10 PM

    I can eat potatoes almost any way but my favorite is homefries with minced onions and paprika. the secret is to cook them with a slight crunch but moist inside. Yum!

  • t.t  on  11/26/2016 at 9:47 PM

    as gnocchi

  • alirov  on  11/27/2016 at 12:06 AM

    Mashed or pan fried.

  • cocecitycook  on  11/27/2016 at 2:32 AM

    Smashed with buttermilk, salt & pepper and butter

  • djoh437938  on  11/27/2016 at 9:33 AM


  • Tabubua  on  11/27/2016 at 11:07 AM

    Om nom spicy wedges all the way :D

  • bakeswithlove2369  on  11/28/2016 at 9:27 AM

    roasted with spices or fried or mashed or baked or smashed...oh hell...i cant choose

  • Pamelarm  on  11/28/2016 at 10:15 AM

    I boil fingerlings to a point where the are soft, smash them individually on a pan, sprinkle them with salt & iemon pepper, then bake until crispy. Yum!

  • HerBoudoir  on  11/28/2016 at 12:02 PM

    Dauphinoise....simple, so relish

  • thecharlah  on  11/28/2016 at 8:21 PM

    It's hard to beat a good baked potato...

  • FieenaZ  on  11/29/2016 at 2:10 PM

    Roasted with garlic and rosemary...

  • sarahcooks  on  11/29/2016 at 9:00 PM

    I'm so excited to see a new cookbook by Raghavan Iyer!

  • Teruska  on  11/30/2016 at 3:11 PM

    oven fries with an aioli

  • Mariarosa  on  11/30/2016 at 8:14 PM

    Baked with butter, salt and pepper.

  • JanScholl  on  12/3/2016 at 1:55 AM

    sliced thin with onions and garlic and a bit of butter and then grilled in a cast iron pan until the bottoms are crispy but the middle is almost creamy. Insanely yummy.

  • ptherrien  on  12/3/2016 at 6:53 AM

    Breakfast potatoes thinly sliced and cooked in butter.

  • Nancith  on  12/3/2016 at 9:33 AM

    in a gratin with Gruyere or Jarlsberg cheese & cream

  • ravensfan  on  12/3/2016 at 4:40 PM

    French fries

  • dcradicrn  on  12/4/2016 at 12:41 PM

    Smashed with olive oil, garlic, salt & pepper!

  • thewife1992  on  12/4/2016 at 8:23 PM

    Crash potatoes, and mashed with fried shallots on top! Yum!

  • SaraDL  on  12/5/2016 at 6:31 PM

    I love any kind of potatoes, but my favorites are fried Latkes! Oh gosh, so good!

  • kimtrev  on  12/8/2016 at 12:17 PM

    roasted with salt, pepper & spices

  • scotchgrrl  on  12/9/2016 at 4:11 PM

    Daphinoise! So creamy and delicious.

  • SujataNaik  on  12/9/2016 at 5:54 PM

    The potato curry inside a masala dosa

  • JMS  on  12/10/2016 at 12:35 AM

    I love all kinds of potatoes prepared in different ways!

  • Mimmi  on  12/10/2016 at 8:06 AM

    I really like a perfectly cooked baked potato!

  • stockholm28  on  12/10/2016 at 3:01 PM

    roasted with olive oil

  • infotrop  on  12/10/2016 at 8:05 PM

    potato & butternut squash latkes. With applesauce or apple-chili salsa

  • pandapotamus  on  12/10/2016 at 11:09 PM

    roasted in chicken drippings.

  • jezpurr  on  12/13/2016 at 8:19 PM

    Love fried the most!!!^_^

  • Missdith34  on  12/15/2016 at 11:01 AM


  • catmommy9  on  12/15/2016 at 1:51 PM

    Mashed with tons of sour cream and cream cheese!

  • sipa  on  12/15/2016 at 3:31 PM

    Duck-fat roasted potatoes.

  • mpdeb98  on  12/16/2016 at 6:05 PM

    I love roasted potatoes with Penzey's Northwood seasoning

  • Hockeyluver2002  on  12/16/2016 at 9:10 PM

    Who doesn't love a Spud! Roasted, toasted, frenched, fried, baked...gotta love a SPUD!

  • Gnaed  on  12/17/2016 at 9:48 AM

    Twice baked!

  • FireRunner2379  on  12/18/2016 at 4:48 AM

    I added the wrong link in the Rafflecopter for my tweet on 12/18, here is the correction: Sorry for the inconvenience!

  • MidwesternerTT  on  12/18/2016 at 10:34 AM

    Shredded and pan fried as hash browns.

  • AmyS  on  12/19/2016 at 11:41 PM

    Potato pancakes!

  • pwsnook  on  12/26/2016 at 10:36 AM

    Love potatoes in any form, but simple is usually better. My favorite preparation is to toss small fingerling or quartered red potatoes in olive oil and coarse kosher salt and then roast in the oven at a high temp. I like them crisp on the outside and creamy soft on the inside.

  • zschoppa  on  12/26/2016 at 5:12 PM

    I have a recipe from Fit For Life which I absolutely love. It is their Potato Boats. You can find the recipe here: It sounds a bit odd but it is amazing! We sometimes add extra cumin.

  • dclong  on  12/27/2016 at 9:17 AM

    Mashed with epic amounts of butter!

  • hyperbowler  on  12/27/2016 at 10:06 AM

    Roasted, cumin recipe of Carolyn Phillips or Kenji's best roasted potatoes

  • AliceJ  on  12/27/2016 at 9:21 PM

    Gratin Dauphinois is not our most frequent potato preparation but definitely my favorite to eat.

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