Entries Tagged as 'beans'


January 4th, 2009 · 769 Comments

merle, my loved and adored burmese kitty: february 1, 1994 – december 25, 2008 happy new year. it’s been so seemingly long now since i’ve written that i barely know where to begin except to say that i’ve thought of you. often. like every time i cooked or ate i’d think – i’m a food blogger and […]

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Tags: asian · baking · beans · chicken · fish · vegetables

nancy silverton’s lamb meatballs with piquillo pepper and chickpea sauce

November 3rd, 2008 · 35 Comments

one of the best meals that i have ever had, as in EVER, was not surprisingly at a restaurant owned by the stellar batali/bastianich duo, along with chef nancy silverton. the dinner was spectacular. it was one of those nights when the kitchen must have been firing on all cylinders, unlike my dinner six nights later at […]

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Tags: beans · lamb

not feeding/feeding

September 19th, 2008 · 781 Comments

               my rss feeder broke.  and i didn’t realize it for 3 months.  mostly because i (still) don’t even understand what exactly an rss feeder is, or what it does – talk about being oh so techno savvy… but my stat’s were dropping off and well, try as i might to just ignore the cold […]

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grilled tuna with oregano and panelle

August 27th, 2008 · 33 Comments

this is all straight out of lidia bastianich’s book, ‘lidia’s italy’.  it has begun to irk me that for all the wonderful cookbooks that i have lining my shelves, i find myself rarely cracking the covers.  i need to do better in that regard as i am well aware that nearly every book i own contains a mini university.  and especially in […]

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Tags: beans · fish

not just your average lima bean salad

August 10th, 2008 · 130 Comments

because that would be so very boring.  so very uninteresting.  even downright plebeian.  but if i were to tell you that this was one of the very best things that i have made in as long as i can remember, well – you would just have to take my word. because this bean dish was […]

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Tags: beans · lamb

what’s mediterranean for huevos rancheros?

August 1st, 2008 · 806 Comments

another egg.  and it could happen again.  eggs are reason #1 as to why i could never ever consider being vegan.  of course i have countless reasons, but let’s call this the first.  and mozzarella and ricotta and parmigiano could be 2, 3 and 4.  root beer floats are 5.  and well, that’s enough for now.  oh […]

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Tags: beans · eggs

yellow eye beans with sweet potato and benton’s bacon

May 1st, 2008 · 63 Comments

…and a pork chop.  but in this instance, who cares?  not me, that’s who.  it was a run-of-the-mill chop from ‘the fresh market’, and personally, i can always take or leave these kind of pork chops.  cary’s a fan, so i pick some up on occasion.  but those beans?  you’d have to fight me for those beans..  […]

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Tags: bacon · beans · pork