Lust for Life

If you’ve been paying the least little bit of attention, you might have noticed I’m quite taken by the work of Vincent Van Gogh


Self portrait 1887

I’m also very fond of Kirk Douglas….


That’s no whale of tale, I swear on my tattoo….20,000 Leagues Under the Sea


Kirk Douglas AS Vincent Van Gogh….

total fave

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Lust for Life

I also loved the book


lust for ife pb

I posted Van Gogh’s Potatoes recently…and then I found a celebrity recipe site – really, there IS such a thing – and there was Kirk Douglas with a potato recipe.

Kirk Douglas’ Nutmeg Mashed Potatoes

4 large potatoes
1/4 cup butter
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg, or to taste
2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
1/2 cup sour cream

Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until potatoes are tender and split open, about 20 minutes. Drain and return potatoes to pot.

Mash potatoes with butter, nutmeg, and salt using a potato masher until well incorporated; stir in sour cream and whip until mashed potatoes are creamy.

Classic Celebrity Recipes

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