Browsing All posts tagged under »recipe«

Limoges Oatmeal Bread

November 19, 2012

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I have been searching and searching for the best sandwich bread recipe I could find. And (knock on wood) I’ve found it. This bread is from a little cookbook that my little sister’s school put together in 2005. It’s called Food Kids Eat, The Village School Cookbook. It was a project that the kids, their parents […]

glazed chicken

November 16, 2012

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I made this “glaze” but then I didn’t… glaze anything with it. I drizzled it on top of our foods. So I suppose it’s a “dressing” not a glaze. This meal was a pantry/freezer meal, I try to keep enough meat in the freezer to make at least two totally different meals. I wanted to […]

fresh pasta with prosciutto and peas

November 15, 2012

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I, like so many Americans, am so guilty of eating way more than a recommended serving of pasta, and probably everything else, as well. Since we rarely eat out these days, and can easily avoid a 3-cup portion of pasta arriving on our table, I’ve been trying to figure out just how much I should be making […]

onion rings

November 13, 2012

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I suggest that you stop what you are doing, and make yourself some beer batter – or for a possibly more reasonable suggestion, just add it to the next meal that you make…I would go with about half, or even a quarter of the amount that I made for the fish and chips that I […]

brown rice and arugula pilaf

November 6, 2012

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Without remembering how long it took to cook brown rice, I started making this at the same time as I started to grill up some steak tips (indoors) on my griddle/grill. First you  start out by tossing the orzo in a pan, and make it nice and brown. Then, get distracted and forget to take pictures […]

newfie bread

November 1, 2012

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We were lucky, tucked up on a hill here in Boston, so close to the the water -link to picture is 1-1/2 blocks away from my aunt and grandmother’s house! Watching the tarps on the Tobin Bridge being battered by the whipping winds, streets already flooded and trees coming down around me as I headed home […]

greek yogurt quick bread

October 26, 2012

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Greek Yogurt Pound Cake makes two 8×4 loaves, or two 5×3 and one 8×4 loaves can easily be halved 300g white sugar 208g vegetable shortening 2 tablespoons water 3-4 large eggs 2-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 454g vanilla (or plain) greek yogurt sift together 600g all purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Sift dry […]

simple oatmeal cookies

October 24, 2012

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“Well,” I said “I can make oatmeal cookies, but I don’t have a damn thing to put in them. No chocolate chips, no raisins, nothing!” To this, I got a bit of a weird look. “Convenient. I don’t like oatmeal cookies that have stuff in them.” Enough said! I was off to the stand mixer […]

burrito-fritatta-muffin-sized bowls

October 23, 2012

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I have a love/hate relationship with leftovers. I feel like they should be used, not thrown away, if they’ll stay good long enough for me to figure out what to do with them… The hate come into play when I can’t figure out what to do with them and they sit and take up useful […]

steak tips

October 22, 2012

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Steak tips are a great summer meal, but sometimes the weather, and my desire to wash dishes sync up beautifully and grilling can happen in October. I made smashed potatoes, because I still have not invested in a potato masher, nor did I ever think of putting the cooked potatoes in my stand mixer or […]