Archive for March, 2009

recipe, sides & bites

Pomegranate Sangria & Tapas

Pomegranate Sangria & Tapas

I love tapas. Given the choice between them and a 3-course meal, I’ll always choose the tapas. Why eat just 3 things when you can eat 20? This Saturday, instead [...]

March 30, 2009 × 10 comments

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Grilled Chicken & Fennel Kebabs w/Tzatziki

Grilled Chicken & Fennel Kebabs w/Tzatziki

I’m happy that Spring is officially here! For most people, spring means tulips, blossoming trees, warmer weather and the all-clear to finally fish those flip flops out from under a [...]

March 23, 2009 × 26 comments

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Chorizo Radicchio Shrimp with Plantains

Chorizo Radicchio Shrimp with Plantains

This is one of those recipes where you think…Do these things really go together? I came up with this recipe by accident. I had bought an assortment of ingredients to [...]

March 20, 2009 × 1 comment

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Thai Curry Lime Noodle Soup w/Fried Egg

Thai Curry Lime Noodle Soup w/Fried Egg

A while back my friend Karen asked me if I could come up with a recipe for breakfast soup since it was so cold out (no oatmeal allowed). I thought [...]

March 18, 2009 × 12 comments

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Smoked Salmon, Caper & Goat Cheese Pasta

Smoked Salmon, Caper & Goat Cheese Pasta

Some people like Pancakes and French Toast powdered with sugar and drenched in maple syrup for breakfast. Me? I can’t handle that much sugar in the morning. Honestly, I can’t [...]

March 13, 2009 × 10 comments

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Roasted Baby Artichokes & Garlic

Roasted Baby Artichokes & Garlic

I know I’m starting to sound like a broken record here, but I have no time for a lengthy post today. So here’s a really, really short one! I love [...]

March 12, 2009 × 15 comments

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Pappardelle Puttanesca

Pappardelle Puttanesca

Tom has found a new hobby. Whenever he goes to a restaurant, he orders an entree, and if he likes it enough, he comes home and challenges me to recreate [...]

March 9, 2009 × 11 comments

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Indian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Indian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

A couple of weeks ago I piled into the car with Tom, my parents and my sister-in-law and journeyed to South Beach for the Wine & Food Festival. Each year [...]

March 6, 2009 × 11 comments

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Chopped Salad with Miso Dressing

Chopped Salad with Miso Dressing

This past weekend I was on a weekend cruise to the Bahamas for my cousin’s bachelorette party. (I know, life is hard.) Cruises mean food 24 hours a day. Breakfast [...]

March 4, 2009 × 9 comments