Archive for February, 2008

entree, recipe

fideos with shrimp & chickpeas

fideos with shrimp & chickpeas

I finally got to cook last night. Not just throw a quick soup or salad together, but really cook. It felt great to make something I was excited about, something [...]

February 29, 2008 × 4 comments

entree, recipe

tomato almond soup

tomato almond soup

Two bulgur soup recipes in a week is a little much, but I haven’t cooked anything else this week aside from some uninspiring noodles last night. Monday’s recipe was decidedly [...]

February 28, 2008 × 0 comments

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double curry lentils

double curry lentils

Last week, Heidi posted a delicious-looking chickpea and bulgur recipe that reminded me of a forgotten tub of bulgur that’s been sitting in my pantry. I had every intention of [...]

February 25, 2008 × 7 comments

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tarragon meatloaf

tarragon meatloaf

Tom’s family is in town defrosting from the Michigan weather. I had planned on inviting them over for meatloaf last night, but forgot that they had tickets to a basketball [...]

February 21, 2008 × 1 comment

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chorizo & blue corn tortilla soup

chorizo & blue corn tortilla soup

I didn’t make it home until late last night, but I was cold and hungry when I got there. I know I live in Miami, but my office and most [...]

February 20, 2008 × 9 comments

dessert, entree, recipe

valentine’s sausage & chard with farro risotto

valentine’s sausage & chard with farro risotto

I’ve never done the Valentine’s Day thing. The big fancy dinner, the flowers, the chocolate. Frankly, I’m just not into it. While I do love going out to dinner and [...]

February 15, 2008 × 1 comment

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mushroom leek pasta carbonara

mushroom leek pasta carbonara

Wikipedia says that pasta alla carbonara (usually spaghetti, but occasionally linguine or bucatini) is a family of Italian pasta dishes based on eggs, cheese, cured pork, and other ingredients. I [...]

February 14, 2008 × 6 comments

recipe, sides & bites

red lentils & quinoa

red lentils & quinoa

Red lentils are my go-to when I need to make lunch before work. I particularly like lentils because they’re a good source of protein and they cook relatively quickly. I [...]

February 13, 2008 × 1 comment

breakfast, recipe

Irish steel cut oats

Irish steel cut oats

I’ve always loved oatmeal. Even as a little kid, I would crave Quaker instant oatmeal (Maple Brown Sugar, please…though I did go through an Apple Cinnamon phase). I’d like to [...]

February 12, 2008 × 0 comments

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guava stuffed pork shoulder

guava stuffed pork shoulder

photo credit: Not me. Meutia Chaerani / Indradi Soemardjan from Wikipedia. Tom and I had a dinner party for some friends and family on Saturday night and I did not [...]

February 11, 2008 × 4 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Meyer Lemon Poppy Vinaigrette

Meyer Lemon Poppy Vinaigrette

I actually found some pretty Meyer lemons at my local grocery store this week and I snatched them up without a plan for using them. But when I started making [...]

February 8, 2008 × 0 comments

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rustic, crispy lasagnas

rustic, crispy lasagnas

I’ve been thinking about individual lasagnas for a long time because everyone loves the crispy and burnt corner piece and if lasagnas were baked in little dishes, they’d be crispy [...]

February 8, 2008 × 4 comments