Category Archives: appetizer

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

Tweet I’ve been to Jonathan Waxman’s restaurant, Barbuto a few times, but I never saw this dish on his menu. There was plenty of other things to order, including the roasted chicken, which is usually a menu throw-away, but not … finish reading Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad

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Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

Tweet Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup sort of sounds like an oxymoron. I was pretty skeptical myself, but then when I saw it was a recipe from J. Kenji L√≥pez-Alt at Serious Eats, I changed my opinion. Kenji has never let … finish reading Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

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Butternut Squash Soup

Tweet While I don’t live in Washington, D.C. anymore, I still follow many fellow bloggers who still live in the nation’s capital. I still read their recipes, great restaurants and other DC news despite being all the way up here … finish reading Butternut Squash Soup

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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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Quinoa and White Bean Salad with Roasted Beets

Tweet Last month I posted a recipe featuring beets, my first post on the little red devils from Schrute Farms. Since that time, I’ve cooked beets several more times, including an attempt at roasting them with their skin on, then … finish reading Quinoa and White Bean Salad with Roasted Beets

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Lemon and Garlic Roasted Beet Salad

Tweet   Back in April I wrote a post about Root Vegetables and some tips, tricks and ideas for cooking them. In that post I completely left out a very popular root vegetable — the beet. In one of the … finish reading Lemon and Garlic Roasted Beet Salad

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Mussels with Spicy Red Sauce

Tweet Yesterday I posted a recipe for some braised chicken thighs which required a cup of crushed canned tomatoes. Since I was sitting with almost a full can of tomatoes, I needed to figure out what to do with them. … finish reading Mussels with Spicy Red Sauce

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