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Fun with Fish & Raw Egg: Halibut Cakes & Tartar Sauce

Do you like to live life a little dangerously? How about making your own mayonnaise/tartar sauce and buying $15 worth of halibut for a little kitchen experiment? Sound like fun? Well, it was — but only because these turned out deee-licious! It could have been deeee-sasterous! Okay, I am done now. I think I […]

WCC6: Greek Lima Bean Dip

This month’s Weekend Cookbook Challenge is picnic food. This is a great topic as it is very open — there are so many foods that make for excellent picnic-fare. For this assignment, I reached for a very underused cookbook in my collection, Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites. After a few minutes, I picked my recipe […]

Things to do with Yogurt When You're Bored (or Hungry)

We always have tons of yogurt in the house. Little containers of Tillamook Vanilla, Strawberry and Peach, as well of large containers of vanilla or honey for smoothies and plain yogurt for Indian-ish and Mexican-ish dishes.

So, when I saw Alton Brown make Yogurt Cheese on a Good Eats recently, I immediately went […]

Cashew Curry Sauce / Dip / Tasty What-Have-You

This is from a recent Everyday Food and it was really, really good. We used it for a sauce with soba noodles, grilled shrimp and some chopped tomatoes but I couldn’t help but think that it would be a great dip for veggies or a spread on a vegetable or grilled chicken wrap. It’s […]

Accidental Edamame Dip

This recipe wasn’t so much an accident in the “oh, hey, edamame dip — how did that happen?” But in the, “okay now I do this and then this and…oops. I was supposed to do what? When?” She then makes a face and hits the button anyway.

But first, a little introduction. This is […]