Archive for February, 2009

entree, recipe

Pressure Cooker Beef Stew

Pressure Cooker Beef Stew

On this busy, busy week I’m experimenting with new ways to get dinner on the table faster. Or in this case, lunch into my lunchbox in record time. This beef [...]

February 27, 2009 × 17 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Mocha Pecan Cookies

Mocha Pecan Cookies

I’m going to be a terrible blogger today. I’ve got no story to go with my cookies, and even if I did, I have no time to write it! But, [...]

February 25, 2009 × 7 comments

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Lemon Linguine

Lemon Linguine

When I lived in NYC I had about 10 favorite restaurants. A favorite casual Thai place, another for Tapas, the Ramen place, the sandwich place, the ever-delicious Babbo, and my [...]

February 23, 2009 × 13 comments

recipe, sides & bites

Garam Masala Roasted Chickpeas

Garam Masala Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas are all the rage on food sites far and wide. So, I may be the last one to the party (I usually am), but here comes my obligatory [...]

February 19, 2009 × 28 comments

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Piquillo Peppers stuffed w/Artichokes, Tuna & Egg Salad

Piquillo Peppers stuffed w/Artichokes, Tuna & Egg Salad

Everyone loves tuna salad right? My sister-in-law can’t get enough. If there’s a tuna salad sandwich on the menu, you know she’s probably going to order it. Even my notoriously [...]

February 18, 2009 × 8 comments

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Sesame & Nori Breaded Tilapia

Sesame & Nori Breaded Tilapia

Does everybody wish they had more time to cook? Probably not. But I really do. My work schedule and commute get me home too late to spend any real time [...]

February 13, 2009 × 5 comments

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Poblano & Purple Potato Soup

Poblano & Purple Potato Soup

I am in love with this soup (surprise, surprise! I love all soup). Topped with a drizzle of smoked paprika oil and another of cilantro yogurt, it’s slightly spicy, creamy [...]

February 11, 2009 × 16 comments

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Mushroom, Rainbow Chard & Gruyere Lasagna

Mushroom, Rainbow Chard & Gruyere Lasagna

I’m a big fan of any kind of baked and bubbly casserole, especially one covered in melty, browned cheese. And even more if that cheese is an aged Gruyere. Last [...]

February 9, 2009 × 15 comments

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Butternet Squash, Farro & Sausage Soup

Butternet Squash, Farro & Sausage Soup

Before I begin waxing poetic about soup, a story. Every year at Thanksgiving, I roast garlic. Usually for my famous Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This year, for a too-greasy Roasted [...]

February 4, 2009 × 7 comments

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Mojo Mashed Plantains

Mojo Mashed Plantains

When Tom, a born and bred Michigander, moved to NYC for grad school he gawked at the piles of black, “rotten” bananas sold at the bodega around the corner from [...]

February 2, 2009 × 9 comments