Archive for October, 2008

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Butternut Squash Farro w/Pancetta and Cardamom Pecans

Butternut Squash Farro w/Pancetta and Cardamom Pecans

I think I may have a problem. I’m completely and totally obsessed with Fall ingredients. Pumpkin, squash, sage, pecans, cranberries, cinnamon, cardamom and anything “smoky”, but especially smoked paprika. There’s [...]

October 30, 2008 × 13 comments

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

It’s finally (finally!) cooling off here, and so I can justify all of my soups, stews and casseroles. In honor of the cold weather (what? 55° is cold for Miamians!), [...]

October 29, 2008 × 27 comments

breakfast, recipe, sides & bites

Homemade Cranberry Spice Granola Bars

Homemade Cranberry Spice Granola Bars

I love granola bars of all varieties and flavors. Chewy, crunchy, nutty and fruity. I used to stock up at the grocery store weekly, but then I looked at the [...]

October 24, 2008 × 24 comments

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Black Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Black Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Soup

I appear to be on a soup kick recently. This may be due to the fact that I haven’t really been grocery shopping in two weeks and I’ve been having [...]

October 22, 2008 × 15 comments

entree, recipe

Butternut Squash Beef Stroganoff

Butternut Squash Beef Stroganoff

A couple of years ago I found and made a recipe for Turkey Pumpkin Stroganoff that was absolutely delicious. Since then, I’ve moved twice and lost the recipe along the [...]

October 20, 2008 × 39 comments

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Beans with Crispy Prosciutto, Sage, Pecorino & Olive Oil

Beans with Crispy Prosciutto, Sage, Pecorino & Olive Oil

I wasn’t going to post this recipe. This was supposed to be a super simple, healthy weeknight dinner. Not interesting enough to deserve a whole post. But then I tasted [...]

October 17, 2008 × 8 comments

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A Simply Delicious Corn Chowder

A Simply Delicious Corn Chowder

I really love a good soup. A good soup is one that I can throw together in under 10 minutes and let bubble on the stove for as long as [...]

October 15, 2008 × 7 comments

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Autumn Turkey & Pumpkin Lasagna

Autumn Turkey & Pumpkin Lasagna

Fall is my favorite season. The leaves change, the weather starts to cool, you catch the first whiff of fireplace and warming Fall foods fill the kitchen. Since I moved [...]

October 13, 2008 × 23 comments

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Mussels in Chorizo Polenta Broth

Mussels in Chorizo Polenta Broth

Photo Credit: Agustin Sanchez It’s been 2 months since our big trip out to the Pacific Northwest and I’m still trying to recreate some of the dishes we had out [...]

October 8, 2008 × 4 comments

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Goat Cheese Tartlets, 5 Ways

Goat Cheese Tartlets, 5 Ways

Photo Credit: Agustin Sanchez Vote for this recipe! Awhile back, the Ile de France cheese company sent me a free wheel of Camembert cheese to blog about. Since one would [...]

October 7, 2008 × 10 comments

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Cuban Comfort Food: Ropa Vieja

Cuban Comfort Food: Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja can always make you feel better. Especially if you scoop it straight from the pot with a crisp soda cracker or crusty piece of Cuban bread while no [...]

October 3, 2008 × 15 comments

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Prosciutto Sandwich w/Basil Apple Fennel Slaw

Prosciutto Sandwich w/Basil Apple Fennel Slaw

Lately, I’m loving big, delicious sandwiches full of meats, cheeses and “slaws”. I tried looking up the definition of a slaw, but all I got was “sliced cabbage”, which isn’t [...]

October 2, 2008 × 8 comments