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Chicken and Cashew Stir-Fry for Lunch

Ah, if there’s one thing that’s bad about the holidays it’s going back to work after a 5-DAY weekend. Oh, that’s harsh. Okay, and so is doing all the dishes. That’s kind of bad too. But I made coffee press after dinner on Thanksgiving and jwa and I had no problem staying up that […]

Cod with Olives, Blood Orange and Potatoes

This is pretty quick, easy and healthy. Just what we all (in the US) need in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Originally in Gourmet magazine but I changed some stuff — mainly added the Parmesan and swapped blood orange for lemon.

Okay, that is all. Reserving culinary strength for Wednesday and Thursday!


Thanksgiving 2008 — The Planning is Half the Fun!

Now with recipe links!

Appetizers: (going light this year!)

* Orange (or Tangerine) Marinated Green Olives (From the book, The New Spanish Table by Anya von Bremzen)

* Rosemary Cashews — scroll down for recipe

* Pumpernickel Crostini with White Bean Puree & Smoked Salmon (Just a few!!)

White Bean Puree: Adapted from a […]

WCC 34: Gingerbread Waffles!

Foodie Chickie is hosting Weekend Cookbook Challenge this month and she chose Diner Food as the theme. Okay, so when I think of diner food, I think of breakfast!

Well, actually, I think of breakfast first, but then honestly, I then think of things like meatloaf and burgers and fries and then I […]

Bread & Cabbage Soup w/ Fried Sage Leaves

Okay, here it is — the soup that will take over the world! I saw this last Spring on the teevee and have wanted to make it ever since. But, there was the pesky wedding and then Summer and now, finally COOL weather!

This Jamie Oliver recipe is really, really good. The cheese […]