Monthly Archives: September 2011

Crispy Pork Belly – Gordon Ramsay Style

Tweet In cases you missed it, last month I was in London and ate at one of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants, Petrus. During that meal I had his famous pressed pork belly, which is served like a cube with a beautiful … finish reading Crispy Pork Belly – Gordon Ramsay Style

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Grilled Cheese “Madame”

Tweet I’ve had a number of croque-monsieur sandwiches, hot ham and cheese, in the past, and just a few weeks ago, a croque-madame, which is the same but with a fried or poached egg on top. There are dozens of … finish reading Grilled Cheese “Madame”

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BLT Burger – Breckenridge Beer Dinner

Tweet This past Friday was the first day of the 4th annual NY Craft Beer Week. The week, which in truth is 10 days, is a series of beer related events across the various boroughs. Most of the beers are … finish reading BLT Burger – Breckenridge Beer Dinner

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Roasted Corn and Tomato Pasta (with chicken)

Tweet My last CSA pickup yielded some of the most delicious tomatoes I’ve ever tasted. As part of the tomato extravaganza, I had about 20 little orange cherry tomatoes (though I ate about 5 on my way home), a half … finish reading Roasted Corn and Tomato Pasta (with chicken)

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Moules Dijonnaise

Tweet   Only a day after a writing a blog post on the survival of printed cookbooks I am posting about a recipe I found online. Does this mean I’ve suddenly abandoned cookbooks? No way. It only means that Serious … finish reading Moules Dijonnaise

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The Survival of the Cookbook

Tweet   Nearly two years ago, on this blog, I posted an entry entitled:┬áDo we cook more in a recession? What about the sale of cookbooks? At the time, the United States was being hit quite hard by the recession … finish reading The Survival of the Cookbook

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Spicy Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs with Brussels Sprouts

Tweet Another meal with Brussels sprouts? Surprise, surprise. I do love them and I haven’t cooked them (or anything) in a while. I also had a container of bone-in skinless chicken thighs in the freezer and decided to defrost them … finish reading Spicy Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs with Brussels Sprouts

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