Archive for September, 2008

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

It’s officially Sports Food season. Baseball playoffs are coming soon (go Red Sox!), college football is in full swing (go Eagles!) and the NFL is taking over Sundays and Mondays [...]

September 29, 2008 × 26 comments

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Crisp Gnocchi with Lemon & Garlic Greens

Crisp Gnocchi with Lemon & Garlic Greens

Hot on the heels of the homemade gnocchi post, here’s another method for cooking fresh gnocchi that will make those little potato pasta pillows even more delicious and addicting. Pan [...]

September 24, 2008 × 12 comments

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Easiest Homemade Hot Sauce

Easiest Homemade Hot Sauce

If asked to choose my favorite condiment, I may just have to go with hot sauce. Though mustard — especially the spicy, grainy kind of mustard — would be a [...]

September 23, 2008 × 10 comments

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stick-to-your-ribs sausage, bean & barley soup

stick-to-your-ribs sausage, bean & barley soup

I see on the news that it’s starting to cool down in some places. Not here. It’s still getting up to 90° most days, but the humidity is starting to [...]

September 19, 2008 × 6 comments

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veal & lamb ricotta meatballs in shitake parmesan broth

veal & lamb ricotta meatballs in shitake parmesan broth

If you’re looking for a lovely Sunday afternoon meal for the Fall, these meatballs are for you. They simmer lazily in Parmesan Shitake broth while you read a book or [...]

September 18, 2008 × 15 comments

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how to make homemade gnocchi

how to make homemade gnocchi

Have you ever tasted homemade gnocchi? I’m not talking about the stuff that’s shrink-wrapped and powdery in the pasta isle of your grocery store. Not that I’m knocking store-bought gnocchi [...]

September 15, 2008 × 42 comments

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green salad w/grapes, goat cheese & candied pecans

green salad w/grapes, goat cheese & candied pecans

This week I saw some things at the grocery store that I’d never seen before. They were in the produce department, right next to the cartons of black mission figs [...]

September 12, 2008 × 15 comments

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grilled chimichurri tofu sandwich

grilled chimichurri tofu sandwich

Is it wrong to dress tofu in chimichurri? Maybe. But, it makes a damn good sandwich. Chimichurri is a delicious Argentinian sauce usually drizzled over freshly grilled meat, and most [...]

September 11, 2008 × 10 comments

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farro salad w/bacon & cauliflower

farro salad w/bacon & cauliflower

I’ve long proclaimed my love of farro. I especially love its chewy texture and the way it absorbs flavors while still maintaining its own subtle nutty taste. A perfect grain [...]

September 9, 2008 × 7 comments

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pork sandwich w/ spicy mango cucumber slaw

pork sandwich w/ spicy mango cucumber slaw

The idea for this sandwich started out as a vague thought about Vietnamese-style tacos. Why Vietnamese-style tacos you ask? Well, I’m not sure. I was thinking that taco toppings are [...]

September 5, 2008 × 23 comments

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the last of summer’s grilled pizzas

the last of summer’s grilled pizzas

I may be the last food blogger in the world to post about grilled pizzas this year. Most people think it’s a summer thing. And while this may be the [...]

September 3, 2008 × 11 comments