Monthly Archives: February 2011

Dinner for Jill

Jill is my old office-mate/new friend. We’ve spent numerous pizza lunches together but never had enough gusto to put together a dinner. Our company Christmas party was an excuse for our significant others to meet, and kicked off the need … Continue reading

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Cheap Croutons

This may be very obvious but it took me years to find it. Croutons are simple. Never buy them. In the back of one of my favorite cook books of all time the author, Anne Willan has a glossary of quick … Continue reading

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Breadish

Danielle hooked me up with a totally random bread making gift. Which required me to buy equipment…..it is a bit of a buzz kill kind to get a book and then instantly realize you need to buy equipment, but it’s … Continue reading

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Challah French Toast

Making this bread into French Toast was a double whammy of butter and deliciousness. Overkill for sure, but sometimes being over the top can be a good thing.  Sometimes it can be a great thing.

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The Battle of Challah

Megan’s ‘about‘ states clearly that she’s no good at making bread.  I saw this as an opportunity to prove myself by whipping up some top notch bread without breaking a sweat.  I should have stopped and considered Megan for a … Continue reading

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Justine’s Spicemere

My dearest cousin gave me a couple pounds of Moroccan spices (literally) and asked that I take some, give some back and tell her what they are and what to do with them. They sat in my kitchen for 6 … Continue reading

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French Fries

These are another item from the Bromberg Bros. Blue Ribbon Cookbook, which I’m finding to be an awesome source for elevating what TV’s Jack Donaghy would call ‘Peasant Food’.  Like most good Americans I love French Fries, and consider them to … Continue reading

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Crabulous

Steve loves a good deal. Our Whole Foods has a blow out fish deal from time to time. Most Sundays we stop by after the farmers market to see if we can’t score a great catch. It can be an … Continue reading

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Pizzas: Bacon Avocado & Chicken Pesto

Its Monday.  The Steelers just lost Super Bowl 45 to the Green Bay Packers.  And I’m drowning my sorrows in cheese.  Luckily I don’t remember the end of the game very well, or eating it hard on the ice outside … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos!

The winter issue of Saveur from this year has become a cookbook for me. I’ve literally made 5 of the dishes shown on the website snap shot of the edition. It’s packed with amazing goodness. Some of which is way … Continue reading

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