Monthly Archives: February 2009

"Over the Top" Cannelloni

Dinner in on Saturday night was supposed to be a cooking challenge of sorts- M wanted something “over the top.” Turns out he had, like, French rack of lamb in mind, but I convinced him to break out the *new* … Continue reading

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I have been trying to make a good Thai curry for a while now. I love it so much, but have never really put the effort into researching how to make a good one at home. I’ve always just added … Continue reading

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Julie Would Be Proud

At the risk of being called a copycat, I was inspired by Julie Powell tonight. I made Aubergines Farcies Duxelles (Eggplant Stuffed with Mushrooms) from Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. 1. And I’m glad I did. It made … Continue reading

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Meat Island

While shopping for the week, M and I wanted a crock pot meal. We spotted these pork ribs on sale and decided we’d have ribs and slaw one night (that and I never can remember what cuts of beef are … Continue reading

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Featured Reading

This is going to be quick cuz I am starving. It does not help that it smells like meat in here, delicious, slow-cooked, spice-rubbed, fat-melting-in-mouth meat in here. Not that I’ve been thinking about it. The crock pot has been … Continue reading

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Nice Scones, Lady

More baking! Baking driven by boredom! And I was ‘Crazy Scone Lady’ on these babies- slapping them around, forgot to add the cranberries until after I’d patted it out to its nice little shape… But they turned out ok in … Continue reading

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Holy Late Growing Season, Batman!

As many of you Portland foodies know, the Community Supported Agriculture fair was today. It was held at the Unitarian Church on Congress, and so we, along with, like, everyone else in Portland, crammed into the church to see what … Continue reading

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