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Braised Chicken with Tomatillos and Jalapenos

It seems like I hardly ever sit around on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon anymore and watch cooking shows. I used to do that all the time. Now, meh. I should really try to get back in the habit of doing that, as I feel like I’ve been in a little bit of a […]

Thanksgiving 2011

Okay, lazy! Here’s this finally. The cooking officially starts tonight with the making of the cranberry sauce. Puddings, cookie dough, hen brine, cauliflower gratin and roasted veggies all happen tomorrow.

Appetizers: Wheat Blini w/ Smoked Salmon — recipe from Dorie Greenspan, a French Fridays with Dorie adventure from last month.

Veggies & Balsamic Hummus […]

FFwD: Braised Cardamon Curry Lamb

Oh geez, I have been so lazy. I’ve made a couple of really nice meals lately and been out to dinner twice and I’ve blogged about none of these things. I need to get my act together here. Let’s kick that off with this week’s French Fridays with Dorie, shall we?

I am a […]

Cooking with Pinterest: Spinach Lasagna Soup

This was one of the first food images that I came across on pinterest.com (follow me here!) that I pinned and yes, it’s now the first recipe I’ve made from my Savory Snacks board. Not a bad choice. I changed it up a bit and made it a spinach lasagna soup and also decreased […]

FFwD: Twenty Minute Honey-Glazed Duck Breasts

I have really been looking forward to this week’s French Fridays with Dorie as I love duck and I hardly ever cook it at home. I had no idea it could come together so quickly. Although, I think the reason I never make duck at home is that a). it seems expensive — my […]