Entries Tagged as 'dessert'

zucchini olive oil cake with lemon crunch glaze

September 6th, 2009 · 32 Comments

gina depalma would’ve been proud of my rendition. especially after my last fiasco. and mario batali would have happily served this at babbo with a scoop of their mascarpone gelato… this cake was decided upon for a few reasons. but mainly it was the result of a "compromise". you see, the 13 year old, wanted […]

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Tags: baking · dessert · vegetables

blah.ging

August 24th, 2009 · 31 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries – a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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Tags: baking · beans · corn · dessert · eggs · farro · fruit · lamb · pizza · salad · tomatoes · travel

simply pesto

July 23rd, 2009 · 32 Comments

when you make something that has only 4 ingredients, that all get crushed together, with no heat applied whatsoever, what can possibly make your dish stand apart? using pesto in your cooking, if only on occasion – is pretty much obligatory. it’s a flavor bomb. a crowd pleaser. pesto works on nearly everything one might […]

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Tags: dessert · fish · pasta · pesto · tomatoes

spaghetti with burrata and other good things

June 26th, 2009 · 34 Comments

ok. this was good. as in very good. as in i won’t go all yoplait ad on you, but this was another definite do-over. and the sooner the better. i take very little credit as this plate of pasta was nothing more than a blend of: the latest post from rachel eats‘ blog, along with […]

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Tags: baking · beans · cheese · dessert · fish · pasta · tomatoes · travel

tangelo flan brulee

March 26th, 2009 · 40 Comments

the flan was created due to sheer necessity. i had read a post over at ‘the pie lady’ and could NOT get it off my mind. like at all. like i really tried. yet it haunted me. even taunted me, until i could no longer resist the urge. but brittany’s recipe called for the wonderful […]

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Tags: dessert · fruit

grilled peaches

September 22nd, 2008 · 38 Comments

since i believe in the law of averages, and my last post was a novella (bless those of you that read…), i give to you the grilled peach in 100 words. i sat these georgia beauties cut side down in some olive oil and then sprinkled them with a good flakey salt. after a trip […]

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Tags: dessert · fish · fruit · greens

not feeding/feeding

September 19th, 2008 · 41 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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