Monthly Archives: November 2010

Off Topic: White Bean Soup with Rosemary Croutons

It’s a rainy Monday here and while not exactly cold by the standards we will soon be numbly familiar with, it’s not pleasant either. It’s the kind of night when you take the dogs for a walk and they get … Continue reading

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Off Topic: Enchiladas Verde

It’s hard to say what I love most about this dish. We are very partial to Mexican food, especially my husband to the point where I suspect he might be a Mexican trapped in the body of an ancestral¬†German. Although … Continue reading

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Off Topic: Paprika Roasted Chicken and Onions

File this under: I have a chicken and some onions and need to have dinner on the table in 38 minutes. I adapted this from an old Gourmet recipe and one of the things I changed was to triple the … Continue reading

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Baked Explorations: Sweet and Salty Brownies

My dear friend Susan (of kugel fame) was just telling me that she does not like this trend of salty+sweet. She also doesn’t like things like cayenne pepper in her chocolate dessert. Just can’t get into this particular culinary movement. … Continue reading

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Off Topic: A Brief History of Popcorn and How to Make the “Real” Thing

Popcorn is one of those foods I cannot resist.¬† If I smell it, I must eat it, regardless of whether I’m hungry or not.¬† I have been known to make a meal out of it but I suspect I’m hardly … Continue reading

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