Recipes

Thinking about food, all the time.

January 23, 2008

In no particular order, allow me to disgorge some thoughts and links: – Pre-made pesto from Costco is kind of my personal lazy-dinner lifesaver. Add more garlic, add some heavy cream, pour it over chicken, put in some lemon and spoon it over some fish…whatever! All is within the realm of possibility! I’M LAZY ADDICTED. […]

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Lemon-scented Thumbprint Cookies

December 3, 2007

Cooking for people still terrifies me. When my editor asked me to bring dessert to a small gathering the other night, I was momentarily paralyzed. Should I bring out the old show stopper poached pears? No. She has a favorite recipe of her own, and I probably shouldn’t challenge it. Something with chocolate? Maybe. But […]

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Beets Rock!

September 20, 2007

Tonight, I figured it out. I hadn’t realized it before leafing through the August Gourmet (trying to find some great skillet-cooked potato recipe). I hadn’t thought about my blogging muse before a colleague of mine asked earlier today. Naiveté. Youthful exuberance, perhaps. I came across a recipe for beet carpaccio with goat cheese and arugula […]

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Cold reboot (and how)

September 6, 2007

I can hardly believe it’s been over a month since my last post. It hasn’t been for lack of eating. I’ve done some of the best eating in my life, let me tell you. Babbo is an ultimate gustatory experience. Eat at Babbo. If you have to wait for three hours, it’s still worth it. […]

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Cheap & Tasty: Tortilla Espanola

June 3, 2007

If you’ve been to any of the trendy tapas places around DC – or any other urban area – you’ve probably seen Tortilla Espanola on the menu. It’s very simple dish, basically a Spanish omelet/quiche hybrid. Cooking it is a breeze and leaves your house smelling of hash browns for a day afterward, which is […]

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