• Cookbooks,  Housemade

    Ancient Grains Week

    Our most recent cookbook adventure was with Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck. We started the week with Lamb Burgers with Bulgur and Mint (pg. 136) — it was totally yummy, but we used a meatball/meatloaf mix instead…

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    2011 Recap: September

    In September, I only posted once, from work, about Muhammara, a savory Syrian dip made with peppers and nuts. And now, a couple of new things – A weekend breakfast of homefries, linguiça, and (hidden) eggs: Another weekend breakfast of…

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    2011 Recap: May

    There were no posts for May, so here’s something new: Braised chicken thighs and pasta with savory walnut sauce! I seared the seasoned chicken thighs, then pulled them out of the pan. Into the pan went chopped onions, garlic, and…

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    Super Nutty Salad

    Come on, now that is a plate of pretty. This little dish was inspired by Kevin of Closet Cooking‘s recent farro salad post. Farro, I did not have, but there was a mysterious little ziplock baggie in the back of…