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WCC 37: Lemon Tart Love

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Okay, I guess all good things must come to an end. Weekend Cookbook Challenge being no exception. Thanks Sara for creating and managing such a fun food blogging event for the last 37 months! Wow, I guess it has been along time! Sara rocks big time.

This month’s theme for February is “love”. This recipe is something I made for dessert on Valentine’s Day, so I think it fits. Tarte au Citron. It’s from the cookbook, Bouchon, by Thomas Keller. I really want to add an ! on the end of that for some reason… Bouchon!

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WCC #35: Snake Eyes

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This month, Weekend Cookbook Challenge is all about appetizers. MMMmmmmm…snacks. This one is interesting. I was intrigued. It’s an olive, in a cheesy dough ball. The recipe is in a little book of appetizers and cocktails called, “Shag Party.” It also has lots of illustrations by Shag. Duh.

Oh and I promise I’ll post more next week. Really. I’m even going to try for one more post on Friday!

Snake Eyes From the Book Shag Party by Adam Rocke 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick) 1 cup AP flour 1 dash . . . → Read More: WCC #35: Snake Eyes

WCC 34: Gingerbread Waffles!

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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 get hungry and I need to get up and find a snack. But anyway, let’s just stick with breakfast, shall we? These are the first waffles of the Fall 2008 season. These are Gingerbread Waffles from the cookbook Prairie Home Cooking, by . . . → Read More: WCC 34: Gingerbread Waffles!

WCC 33: Coq au Vin with Autumn Vegetables

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Whew! Right in under the 10/31 deadline! Confessions of an Apron Queen is hosting this month’s Weekend Cookbook Challenge and the theme is Fall Vegetables. This is a great theme as far as I am concerned as I do love the Fall vegetables. This recipe is from the Williams Sonoma cookbook, Autumn. I believe I’ve drawn inspiration from it before for WCC.

This Coq au Vin does indeed have Fall vegetables — carrots, rutabaga, purple potatoes, and parsnips. It was also supposed to have a turnip but I was trying to hurry and get dinner . . . → Read More: WCC 33: Coq au Vin with Autumn Vegetables

WCC 32: Shrimp De Jonghe (Garlic!!)

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Oh! Garlic! This is the Weekend Cookbook Challenge I was born to post about. I love the garlic. Thank you so much to Carla at Chocolate Moosey for hosting this month and choosing one of my most favorite things in the whole world!

This is a crazy, old school recipe from a time, to paraphrase Gourmet Magazine, when tons of butter was the norm and one clove of garlic was scandalous. Now? Uh, not so much. Bring on the garlic! As it is 2008, I reduced the butter slightly and upped the garlic. This will feed . . . → Read More: WCC 32: Shrimp De Jonghe (Garlic!!)