Entries Tagged as 'potatoes'

not just your average pork chop – plus a little something…

July 6th, 2009 · 836 Comments

oh lobel’s. how do i love thee? let me count the ways… i’ve reached a point in my life where if i’m going to buy a slab of meat it’s going to have to be of serious quality. luckily in the nashville area we have some really good farmers raising the kind of meat i […]

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Tags: cheese · polenta · potatoes

sweet potato with king oyster mushrooms, guanciale and a poached egg

November 14th, 2008 · 27 Comments

i realize the name of this dish probably sounds a bit random and that the picture is not helping. but let me explain…

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Tags: eggs · mushrooms · pork · potatoes

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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when life gives you duck fat…

March 17th, 2008 · 860 Comments

make fries… but please note that if you were heston blumenthal* – world renowned, 3 michelin starred chef of ‘the fat duck‘ you would do this: Heston Blumenthal’s Triple Cooked Chips put a pot of water on to a bare boil cut the potatoes into 1/2 inch strips simmer until just cooked through – you […]

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Tags: duck · potatoes

potato-zucchini cake with pan seared scallops and white truffle oil

November 4th, 2007 · 12 Comments

we love scallops.  and i love truffled anything.  so i was wondering if the two could hang together in the same way that ‘fennel pollen and pork‘ seem to do so well.  the answer, i am happy to say is a big, luscious mouthful of yesssss. ‘whole foods‘ had the most beautiful scallops i’d seen in awhile.  […]

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Tags: potatoes · seafood

3 greens, sweet potato and chorizo stew

October 29th, 2007 · 708 Comments

eating down the house.  continued… i read a fair few blogs and am constantly inspired by these people who understand food so well.  it certainly makes cooking easier on me.  tonight i riffed off one of my all-time fave blogs, smitten kitchen and enlisted a touch of help from minimally invasive (orange zest/pimenton = wow). […]

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Tags: greens · pork · potatoes

a dinner in three salts

July 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

here was sunday night’s dinner which was actually quite wonderful despite the photo.  the potatoes were  csa yukons – small one’s – boiled and then flattened and then put in a hot pan with some olive oil for about 3 minutes a side as recently seen in the ny times mag ‘potato tostones’ recipe.  i […]

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