Jun 28 2010

Piselli al Prosciutto

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No crazy musings here, folks. Just a classic case of "Girl meets peas. Girl cooks peas". One of my compulsive farmer's market acquisitions buried deep inside our crisper drawer only to be found two weeks later! Next time you're looking for a quick side dish that doesn't compose of potatoes and spinach, give this classic Roman contorno ...

Jun 15 2010


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He called me last week at 5pm on a Thursday afternoon from work and said, "Can you make a cake for 15 people for tomorrow?" Uh, err, umm...sure?! Oh how I love food challenges. So much that I can't say no even if my better judgement is telling me that I should probably decline. It was ...

Jun 10 2010

A Mediterranean Feast – Baba Ganoush, Tzatziki, Tabouli & Lamb Stuffed Peppers

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I'm punishing myself...so instead of extending this for 4 glorious recipe posts which would buy me a Get-Out-of-Food-Photography-While-You-Cook card, I am including all the recipes you need to put on a fabulous fete. You're welcome. The guilt is nagging away at me. Seriously, Dhale?! Only two posts in May?!?! I should wear the cone of shame ...

Jun 9 2010


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Ever heard of them? Me neither. Not until about a few months ago when he dropped the "Oh! I remember having these back in France. You should make them!" bomb. How could I possibly resist his oh-so-very-subtle hint? Now, if you know me at all, you'd know that pastries are not my thing. You all remember the ...