Monthly Archives: March 2009

Let Us Eat No Knead Bread!

I finally succumbed to trying the New York Times’ famous “No Knead” Bread. And they’re right, it’s perfect, it’s simple, it’s foolproof. You gotta try it. I may never buy another loaf again…. It is only 4 ingredients: flour, yeast, … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Broccolini

Spring has sprung in the East Bay! I know, not so many other places. But here’s a preview of what will soon be coming your way, asparagus and broccolini (that’s baby broccoli). I love to roast vegetables, and while most … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie, "Great Recession" Style

When I was cooking for the deli at Just Food Co-op in Northfield Minnesota, I had to adapt to “Minnesota taste buds” as the staff deemed our local customers. One of the things that people were always clamoring for was … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Fried Rice

Ta da, Pictures! I’m so excited I remembered to take a picture of my dinner before I ate it all! This was one of those meals where I was thinking, “hmmm, I’ve got all that cooked barley, what can I … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Chinese, Entree, Quick, Seafood, Vegetables | 1 Comment

Branching Out with Fish

Everyone else’s blogs are inspiring me lately, so I’m taking a page from a few of them. I’m cooking with a minimum of ingredients, staying in season and local as much as possible and eating more fish. Here’s something I … Continue reading

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Indulging My Vinegar Tooth

Salads have always been one of my favorite parts of a meal because I love vinegar. Yup, you read correctly, I love the taste of vinegar. I love the puckery feeling it gives your mouth, how it makes your taste … Continue reading

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Simple, Easy and Delicious!

I’ve always enjoyed food challenges, particularly when it comes to making something delicious with a) what’s in the refrigerator and or b) fast. Here’s a quick sauté dish I created that covers both categories. I often eat it for lunch … Continue reading

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