Posts related to Recipes
28 February 2013 - Strawberry Cardamom Compote with Lime
I clearly gave up too much for Lent. Why did I think it was a good idea to sacrifice multiple things for 46 days?! 6 1/2 weeks?! Madness or stupidity? I’m still not sure.
07 February 2013 - Can It Up: Pineapple Rum Jam with Lime
I dream of tropical climes. Ok, I realize that I am back in the Mediterranean climate of the Bay Area so I (arguably) have little right to complain. This morning’s unexpected rain does not compare to the anticipated 20-something inches of snow in the Boston and New York metropolitan areas this weekend. But it is [...]
31 January 2013 - Can It Up: Blood Orange Marmalade with Campari
Look, there’s a reason why the folks of Downton Abbey serve “bought marmalade.” Marmalade is not easy. It’s exacting. It’s laborious. It demands several hours of hands-on time for a modest yield. It dirties an crushing number of pots and other dishes. Boy (howdy), I am glad that I don’t wash the dishes around here.
24 January 2013 - Creamy Two-Bean Soup with Spinach, Rosemary, and Thyme
They allege that procrastination and perfectionism are positively correlated. They certainly are in my case. Which is why I have been sitting on this post for well over a week. That and the fact that I am sick…yet again. It started with a case of the sniffles on Sunday. Then, coupled with a terrible night [...]
03 January 2013 - Garlicky Roasted Tomato Soup
Welcome to 2013, y’all! And welcome to January, soup month! All soup, all the time. Also, I like soup, especially as the weather turns colder. By colder, I mean, of course, that the daily highs are in the 50′s, but dip to the chilly upper 30′s at night. It’s now so frigid in the mornings that I [...]